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DRAFT Wetland Guidance for Critical Areas Ordinance (CAO) Updates: Western and Eastern Washington

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22-06-005May 2022
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Author(s) WA Department of Ecology (SEA Program)
Description This document is a draft update to the June 2016 Wetland Guidance for CAO updates (for both Western and Eastern Washington, see Related Publications). It is intended to provide wetland guidance and tools for jurisdictions working on implementing the requirements of Washington State Growth Management Act (GMA), specifically, designating and protecting wetland critical areas.
NOTES Ecology sought public input on this draft document from May 23, 2022 through June 24, 2022. The final version was posted in October 2022. See Related Publications below for a link to the final document.
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Keywords GMA, wetland, wetlands, Growth Management, critical area ordinance, CAO
WEB PAGE Local wetland regulations: Growth Management Act technical assistance

Wetland Guidance for Critical Area Ordinance (CAO) Updates: Western and Eastern Washington

Wetland Guidance for CAO Updates: Western Washington Version (2016)

Wetland Guidance for CAO Updates: Eastern Washington Version (2016)