Shorelands and Environmental Assistance Program

Rule Making

Chapter 173-18, 173-20, 173-22, 173-26, 173-27 WAC

Shoreline Management Act (SMA) Rules - Public Involvement

Public comment period: March 1, 2017 through May 15, 2017

How to submit comments

The public is encouraged to provide input on this rulemaking. You can give us your official comments in the ways listed below.  The comment periods ends May 15, 2017.

Department of Ecology
Fran Sant
PO Box 47600
Olympia, Washington 98504-7600

  • Fax: 360-407-6902
  • Testify or submit written comments in-person at the public hearing (see below).

Public hearings

Shoreline Management Act (SMA) hearing dates, times and locations:

April 5, 2017 - Lacey, Washington
Department of Ecology
300 Desmond Drive
Lacey, WA  98503
Time: 1:30 pm
Ecology will have a brief presentation, followed by a question and answer session followed by the formal hearing.

April 6, 2017 - Bellevue, Washington
Department of Ecology, Northwest Regional Office
3190 160th Ave SE
Bellevue, WA    98008
Time: 10:00am - Ecology will have a brief presentation, followed by a question and answer session followed by the formal hearing.

April 11, 2017 - Spokane, Washington
Spokane Public Library – Shadle Branch
2111 W Wellesley Avenue
Spokane, WA   99205
Time: 1:30pm - Ecology will have a brief presentation, followed by a question and answer session followed by the formal hearing.

April 13, 2017 - Union Gap, Washington
Department of Ecology, Central Regional Office
1250 West Alder Street
Union Gap, WA 98903-0009
Time: 10:00am - Ecology will have a brief presentation, followed by a question and answer session followed by the formal hearing


Assistance for persons with disabilities: To request ADA accommodation for disabilities, or printed materials in a format for the visually impaired, call the Shorelands and Environmental Assistance Program main reception at 360-407-6800. Persons with impaired hearing may call Washington Relay Service at 711. Persons with speech disability may call TTY at 877-833-6341.

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL RULE INFORMATION

CONTACT

Tim Gates
smarulemaking@ecy.wa.gov
360-407-6522

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