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File #: 2020-0394    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/10/2020 In control: Mobility and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 3/9/2021
Enactment date: 3/25/2021 Enactment #: 19244
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the shoreline master program, and amending Ordinance 3692, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.12.200.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Shoreline Management
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19244, 2. Acknowledge-Letter-2020-S-1790, 3. Public-Notice-Of-Intent-To-Amend-SMP-091520, 4. 2020-0394_SR-Shoreline-Master-Program.docx, 5. 2020-0394 Staff Report, 6. 2020-0394 Invoice and Affidavit - Seattle Times.pdf, 7. 2020-0394 Invoice & Affidavit - June 18, 2021 Publishing Date.pdf
Staff: Ngo, Jenny
Drafter
Clerk 10/23/2020
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to the shoreline master program, and amending Ordinance 3692, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.12.200.
Body
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings:
A. The Shoreline Management Act ("SMA") requires King County to develop and administer a shoreline master program.
B. In 2019, as required by RCW 90.58.080(4), King County completed a periodic review of its shoreline master program ("SMP") via Ordinance 19034.
C. WAC 173-26-090(1) allows local governments to review and make amendments to shoreline master programs more frequently than the periodic review required in RCW 90.58.080.
D. In 2020, King County adopted locally initiated amendments to the SMP via Ordinances 19128 and 19146.
E. As required by RCW 90.58.090 and WAC 173-16-110, the county submitted the SMP amendments in Ordinances 19128 and 19146 to the state Department of Ecology for review and approval.
F. During review of Ordinances 19128 and 19146, the state Department of Ecology identified a technical correction that was needed in King County Code in order to comply with WAC 173-26-191(2)(b). This ordinance addresses that correction.
G. King County consulted and worked collaboratively with the state Department of Ecology during the drafting of the amendments in this ordinance.
H. King County reviewed the amendments in this ordinance to the SMP and find that they are consistent with the requirements of chapter 90.58 RCW and chapter 173-26 WAC, as they apply to the amendments.
SECTION 2. The elements of the King County SMP in section 3 of this ordinance are hereby adopted and amended to read as set forth in this ordinance and are incorporated herein by this reference. The remaining portions of the county's SMP is unchanged.
SECTION 3. Ordinance 3692, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.12.200 are hereby amended to read as follows:
A. The King County shoreline master program consists of the followi...

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