APPENDIX C
Yakima County Critical Areas Ordinance

DESIGNATED TYPE 2 STREAM CORRIDORS

The following stream reaches within Yakima County are designated critical areas under the Critical Areas Ordinance. “NSL” indicates the stream is not subject to the Shoreline Management Act. Any stream segments abutting federal lands or any Indian trust lands within the Yakima Indian Reservation are excluded.

1.

Ahtanum Creek, south fork

NSL: From USGS gaging station (SEC23-TWP12N-RGE15E) downstream to its confluence with unnamed creek (SEC24-TWP12N-RGE15E).

2.

Bachelor Creek

NSL: From source at Ahtanum Creek (SEC13-TWP12N-RGE16 EWM) downstream to its mouth at Ahtanum Creek (SEC1-TWP12N-RGE18E).

3.

Cottonwood Canyon Creek

NSL: From the south line of SEC32-TWP13N-RGE17E, downstream to mouth at Wide Hollow Creek (SEC36-TWP13N-RGE17E).

4.

Cottonwood Creek (Wenas)

NSL: From boundary of the L.T. Murray Wildlife Recreation Area (South line, SEC35-TWP15N-RGE18E) downstream to mouth at Wenas Creek (SEC12-TWP14N-RGE18E).

5.

Cowiche Creek, north fork

NSL: Commencing at the north line of SEC36-TWP14N-RGE15E, downstream to its confluence with the South Fork of Cowiche Creek (SEC3-TWP13N-RGE17E).

6.

Hatton Creek

NSL: From its source at Ahtanum Creek (SEC18-TWP12N-RGE17) downstream to its confluence with Ahtanum Creek (SEC8-TWP12N-RGE18E).

7.

Little Rattlesnake Creek

NSL: From the Wenatchee National Forest boundary (SEC30-TWP15N-RGE15E) downstream to mouth at Rattlesnake Creek (SEC3-TWP15N-RGE15N).

8.

Wide Hollow Creek

NSL: From the east line of the SW1/4 of the NW1/4 (SEC28-TWP13N-RGE17E) downstream to the municipal boundary for the City of Yakima (SEC34-TWP13N-RGE18E).

9.

Wenas Creek

NSL: From the east line of SEC5-TWP14N-RGE18E downstream to its mouth at the Yakima River (SEC18-TWP14N-RGE19E).