40.460.180 Composition of the Shoreline Master Program (Program)

A.    This Shoreline Master Program is a comprehensive use plan for Clark County, and the use regulations together with maps, diagrams, charts, or other descriptive material and text, a statement of desired goals, and standards developed in accordance with the policies enunciated in RCW 90.58.020.

B.    Clark County Comprehensive Growth Management Plan Chapter 13, Shoreline Master Program Goals and Policies, this chapter, and the Official Shoreline Map (electronic) are adopted as Clark County’s Shoreline Master Program (Program).

C.    The Inventory and Characterization Report; Shoreline Management Strategy; Restoration Plan; Cumulative Impacts Analysis; No Net Loss Report; and Public Participation Plan are supporting documents, and are not adopted as part of this Program or the County’s Comprehensive Growth Management Plan.

D.    The Inventory and Characterization Report establishes the baseline against which the standard “no net loss of shoreline ecological functions” is measured. The Restoration Plan identifies and prioritizes shoreline restoration opportunities that may be undertaken independently or in conjunction with mitigation for development impacts to improve shoreline ecological functions over time.

(Added: Ord. 2012-07-16)