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Permit time extensions

The permit time clock starts after all needed permits and approvals are received from all agencies. A permit's timeframe is usually 5 years but may be longer.

Construction must commence within 2 years; a single 1-year extension may be granted.

Permitted development must be completed within 5-year (or other) permit timeframe; a single 1-year extension may be granted.

Local governments may revise a permit after its expiration under limited conditions.

For more information

Rule: WAC 173-27-090

Contact Ecology's shoreline permit reviewer serving your town, city, or county.