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Shoreline Management

Laws, Rules, and Cases

Shoreline Management Act | Shoreline Hearings Board | Growth Management Act | Coastal Zone Management | Aquatic Lands Act | State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) | Floodplain and Flood Hazard Management | Watershed Planning Act | Salmon Recovery and Enhancement Acts | Wetlands | Water Quality and Stormwater | Public Trust Doctrine | Case Law | Legal Research Sites

Shoreline Management Act

Background:

Law: The Shoreline Management Act of 1971 (RCW 90.58)

Rules:

Shorelines Hearings Board (SHB)

Background:

Laws:

Rule: WAC 461-08
 

Growth Management Act

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Rules:

Coastal Zone Management

Background:

Law: Coastal Zone Management Act (US Code Title 16, Chap. 33, § 1451)

Rule: Code of Federal Regulations (Title 15, Chapter IX, Part 923)
 

Aquatic Lands Act

Law: Aquatic Lands Act (RCW 79.105 through 140)
Rule
: Aquatic Lands Management (WAC 332-30)
 

State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA)

Background: SEPA Handbook (Ecology Publication #98-114, Revised January 2004)
Law: State Environmental Policy Act (RCW 43.21C)
Rule:
SEPA Rules (WAC 197-11)
 

Floodplain and Flood Hazard Management

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Rules:

Watershed Planning Act

Law: Watershed Planning Act (RCW 90.82)
 

Salmon Recovery and Enhancement Acts

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Wetlands

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Laws:

Rules:

Water Quality and Stormwater

Background: Developing Low Impact Development (LID) Standards
Law
: Water Pollution Control Act (RCW 90.48)
Rule: Water Quality regulations (WAC 173-201A)
 

Public Trust Doctrine

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Additional Information

Attorney General

Case Law

Legal Research Sites

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