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Substantial development permitExemption for projects to improve fish or wildlife habitat or fish passage.

*** CHANGE IN 2021 *** (SEE 5381-S.SL) ***
(1) A public or private project that is designed to improve fish or wildlife habitat or fish passage shall be exempt from the substantial development permit requirements of this chapter when all of the following apply:
(a) The project has been approved by the department of fish and wildlife;
(b) The project has received hydraulic project approval by the department of fish and wildlife pursuant to chapter 77.55 RCW; and
(c) The local government has determined that the project is substantially consistent with the local shoreline master program. The local government shall make such determination in a timely manner and provide it by letter to the project proponent.
(2) Fish habitat enhancement projects that conform to the provisions of RCW 77.55.181 are determined to be consistent with local shoreline master programs.


FindingsPurposeReportEffective date1998 c 249: See notes following RCW 77.55.181.
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