Chapter 16.20


16.20.010    Shoreline master program adopted.

16.20.010 Shoreline master program adopted.

(A) The town of Index hereby adopts a shoreline master program, as required by RCW 90.58.080(1), to be composed of the following elements:

(1) The policies and use regulations attached as Exhibit A to the ordinance codified in this chapter, “Town of Index Shoreline Master Program, 2019 Comprehensive Update and Periodic Review Agreement,” and incorporated by this reference as if set forth in full.

(2) Chapter 173-27 WAC, as now or hereafter amended, with the following modifications:

(a) WAC 173-27-030(10) is modified to replace “local government” with “the Town of Index.”

(b) A letter of exemption shall be required for any development requiring any town of Index development permit in addition to those permits identified in WAC 173-27-050.

(c) The town of Index may impose conditions on a project as necessary to achieve compliance with the variance criteria identified in WAC 173-27-170.

(3) The review procedures for shoreline substantial development permits, shoreline conditional use permits and shoreline variances incorporated into Title 14.

(4) Chapter 17.52, Land Use Enforcement. Any violation of the Index shoreline master program shall be subject to the procedures and penalties of Chapter 17.52 to the same extent as violations of Titles 15, 16 and 17 as identified in Section 17.52.020.

(5) In the case of conflict between any of the provisions adopted above, the more restrictive shall apply.

(6) As required by RCW 36.70A.480(1), the policies of Exhibit A are adopted as an element of the town of Index comprehensive plan. (Ord. 477 § 2, 2019).