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Shoreline Management

Mason County

Southwest Regional Office address, phone numbers, and driving directions.

Shoreline Planner

Ecology's shoreline planners work with local governments developing new and amended shoreline master programs.

Jurisdiction Ecology staff (email) Phone
County and municipalities Rick Mraz (360) 407-6221


Shoreline Permit Reviewers

Ecology's permit review staff work with local governments and permit applicants to ensure shoreline project plans comply with state and local policies and regulations.

Duties Ecology staff (email) Phone
Conditional Use, Variance and Substantial Development permits Rick Mraz (360) 407-6221


Wetlands and Critical Areas

Ecology's wetlands staff work with local governments and permit applicants to ensure projects and plans comply with state and local policies and regulations (Shoreline Management, Growth Management, SEPA, and Clean Water Act "Section 401"). Staff work with the county and all municipalities within the county.

Duties Ecology staff (email) Phone
Wetlands  Rick Mraz (360) 407-6221
Clean Water Act 401 Certifications  Lori Ochoa (360) 407-6926


Floodplain Management

Ecology's floodplain staff work with local governments and permit applicants to ensure projects and plans comply with state and local policies and regulations. 

Duties Ecology staff (email) Phone
Flood control plans and grants Donovan Gray (360) 407-7253


Federal Permits

Ecology's federal permit staff review certain federal projects and federally-funded activities for consistency with state laws.

Duties Ecology staff (email) Phone
Coastal Zone consistency determination Lori Ochoa (360) 407-6926
Clean Water Act  401 Certifications Lori Ochoa (360) 407-6926


Watershed Planning

Ecology's watershed planning staff support local planning activities to address problems related to fish recovery, flooding, stream flows, and water quality. See Ecology's watershed planning home page for an overview, or click the link below for information on specific watersheds within this region.

Watershed Ecology staff (email) Phone
Skokomish-Dosewallips
(WRIA 16)
   
Lower Chehalis (WRIA 22) Cynthia Nelson (360) 407-0276
Kennedy-Goldsborough (WRIA 14) *no longer an active P.U.    


SEPA (State Environmental Policy Act)

Ecology's SEPA staff review SEPA documents and provide technical assistance. For current information and contact information see Ecology's SEPA home page.

 

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