Shorelines Master Plan Update

Klickitat County Shorelines Master Plan Update:  

May 24, 2019 Progress Report

In response to requests from various stakeholders during 2016 and 2017 workshops and community Open House meetings, the Klickitat County Board of County Commissioners appointed a Technical Advisory Committee/Citizen Advisory Committee (TAC/CAC) in February, 2018.  The Board appointed representatives of agriculture, timber, landowners, environmental and other interests.  The TAC/CAC met in April, June and September, 2018 to review/discuss comments/information submitted by the public and various agencies. They also reviewed the working draft SMP text, SMP inventory, Gap analysis, Shoreline Analysis Report, Draft Restoration Plan.  Most of the discussions focused on: conflicting information submitted by agencies and the public relating to the criteria for designating certain streams/rivers as subject to the Shoreline Management Ac; and the assignment of SEDs (Shoreline Environment Designations) to streams/rivers qualifying as shoreline subject to the Shoreline Management Act.  Other issues discussed by the TAC/CAC related to, but were not restricted to public access, setbacks, agriculture, timber management, federal status of some shorelines as “scenic” and general use of shoreline properties.

The TAC/CAC accepted the inventory and SMP technical studies as sufficiently accurate on which to base the working draft SMP; and concluded that comments in response to technical aspects of the SMP had been addressed.  The Planning Commission provided the Planning Department staff direction to conduct SEPA (State Environmental Policy Act) and initiate the formal public hearing process which includes distribution of the working draft SMP to the public and agencies for review and comment.

A SEPA determination was issued on April 26, 2019.  An appeal to the SEPA threshold determination was received on May 17, 2019.  The public hearing that was               tentatively scheduled before the Planning Commission on June 17, 2019 in now       postponed until further notice.

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Klickitat County Shoreline Master Program Update 11-15-17

WA DOE Shoreline Master Programs Handbook:

  1. 01 Klickitat SMP Preliminary Shoreline Jurisdiction
  2. 02 Klickitat SMP Existing SED
  3. 03 Klickitat SMP Current Land Use
  4. 04 Klickitat SMP Zoning
  5. 05 Klickitat SMP Ownership
  6. 06 Klickitat SMP Undeveloped
  7. 07 Klickitat SMP Public Access
  8. 08 Klickitat SMP Impervious Surfaces
  9. 09 Klickitat SMP Land Cover
  10. 10 Klickitat SMP Flood Plain Floodways
  11. 11 Klickitat SMP Wetlands and Surface Water Bodies
  12. 12 Klickitat SMP Water and Sewer
  13. 13 Klickitat SMP Surficial Geology
  14. 13 Klickitat SMP Surficial Geology
  15. 14 Klickitat SMP Soils
  16. 14a Klickitat SMP Soil Key
  17. 15a Klickitat SMP Geologic Hazards
  18. 15b Klickitat SMP Geologic Hazards Erosion Steep Slopes
  19. 16 Klickitat SMP Shoreline Modifications
  20. 17 Klickitat SMP Water Quality
  21. 18 Klickitat SMP Ecology Regulated Facilities
  22. 19 Klickitat SMP Historic
  23. 20 Klickitat SMP Transportation Energy
  24. 21 Klickitat SMP Priority Habitats and Species
  25. 22 Klickitat SMP Priority Habitats and Species Points
  26. 22a Klickitat SMP PHS Points Key
  27. 23_KlickitatSMP_FishDistribution_20160831
  28. 24 Klickitat SMP Aquifers
  29. 25 Klickitat SMP Channel Migration Zone
  30. 26 Klickitat SMP Shoreline Reaches V2
  31. April 26 2019 progress report
  32. FAQ Klickitat County SMP
  33. KC Shorelines Draft Analysis Report
  34. KC Shorelines Update Appendix A
  35. Klickitat Analysis Report Draft Revised
  36. Klickitat Co Draft SMP April 2019 with line numbers
  37. Klickitat Co. Annotated Draft SMP Working Draft June 17
  38. Klickitat County Annotated Working Draft SMP March 2019
  39. Klickitat County Draft Shorelines Master Program April 2019
  40. Klickitat County Shoreline Master Plan Update 11-15-17
  41. Klickitat County Shoreline Master Program Update 11-15-17
  42. Klickitat Timeline Revised
  43. Klickitat_Co_Restoration_Plan_Working Draft May 2017
  44. Klickitat_Co_Restoration_Plan_Working Draft May 2017 with edits
  45. Open House Flier March 2017
  46. Open House Flier November 2017
  47. PC Agenda March 2019 Shorline Update Workshop
  48. SEPA DNS 2019 15 Klickitiat County Shoreline Program Update
  49. Shoreline Environment Designation Changes Summary
  50. Shoreline Master Program Cumulative Impacts Analysis
  51. Shoreline Master Program Restoration Plan
  52. Shoreline Master Program SEPA Checklist
  53. Shoreline Master Program SEPA DNS
  54. Shoreline Update Open House Flyer
  55. Shoreline Update Participation Plan
  56. Shoreline Update Timeline
  57. Shorelines Master Program Klickitat No Net Loss Report
  58. Shorelines Master Program Update
  59. Slide Show From Open House 3 15 17
  60. SMP Proposed Shoreline Environment Designation (SED)
  61. SMP Proposed Shorelines Environmental Designation (SED) Map PDF
  62. Summary of April 12 2018 Tech Advisory Committee Meeting
  63. Summary of Jun 14 2018 Tech Advisory Committee meeting
  64. Summary of September 12 2018 Tech Advisory Committee meeting