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Washington Department of Ecology taking comments on Tacoma’s proposed Shoreline Master Program

Post by Peter Callaghan / The News Tribune on April 19, 2012 at 1:49 pm |
April 19, 2012 1:50 pm

The state is seeking public comment on the city of Tacoma’s revisions to its Shoreline Master Program.

The revisions, which took five years and were approved by the city council in December, are required by the state’s shoreline management act.

The comment period runs from April 23 to June 7 and 5 p.m. The state can accept the revisions with or without changes or it can send it back to the city for more work.

The master program is a joint city-state project that sets up the goals and rules for managing the 46 miles of shoreline within the city.

Here is the link to the DOE webpage devoted to receiving comments. It contains links to the revised plan, state laws governing the shorelines and the planning documents created during the process.

Submit written comments and questions to:

Regional Planner: Kim Van Zwalenburg

Mailing address:

Washington State Department of Ecology
Southwest Regional Office
PO Box 47775
Olympia, Washington 98504-7775

Street address:

Washington State Department of Ecology
Southwest Regional Office
300 Desmond Drive
Lacey, Washington 98503

Email: Kim.Vanzwalenburg@ecy.wa.gov
Phone: (360) 407-6520

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