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22.82.040 Permitted uses and permitted modifications.
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A. The following matrix indicates the allowable uses and shoreline modifications and criteria conditioning use and modification allowances.

B. The Monroe SMP sets forth all standards for permitted uses.

1. For ease of implementing shoreline management standards, this chapter codifies this allowable use and shoreline modification matrix.

2. Where there is a conflict between the chart and the written provisions in Chapter 3, 4, or 5 of the Monroe SMP, the written provisions shall apply.

3. For any development proposal, the applicant and city shall consider and implement the applicable shoreline modification (Chapter 4) and shoreline use (Chapter 5) standards of the Monroe SMP.

C. Any use, development or substantial development not listed below shall require a conditional use permit (CUP), unless otherwise classified by the Monroe SMP.

The matrix is coded according to the following legend:

P = May be permitted

C = May be permitted as a conditional use only

X = Prohibited; the use is not eligible for a Variance or Conditional Use Permit

N/A = Not applicable

Natural

High Intensity

Urban Conservancy

Shoreline Residential

Tye Storm Water Facility

Aquatic1

SHORELINE USE

Agriculture

X

X

X

X

X

X

Aquaculture

X

X

X

X

X

X

Boating facilities (see notes and SMP Chapter 5, Section F)

X

X

C6

X

P9

P

Commercial:

Water-dependent

X

P

C

X

P

X

Water-related, water-enjoyment

X

P

C

X

P

X

Non-water-oriented

X

C

X

X

P

X

Flood hazard management

C4

P

P

P

P

X

Forest practices7

X

P

P

P

P

X

In-stream structures

X

C

C

C

C

C

Industrial:

Water-dependent

X

P

X

X

X

X

Water-related, water-enjoyment

X

P

X

X

X

X

Non-water-oriented

X

C5

X

X

P

X

Mining

X

X

X

X

X

X

Parking (accessory)

X

P

P

P

P

X

Parking (primary, including paid)

X

X

X

X

X

X

Recreation:

Water-dependent

C

P

P

P

P

C

Water-related, water-enjoyment

C

P

P

P

P

C

Non-water-oriented

X

C

C2

C

P

X

Single-family residential

X

X

X

P

X

X

Multifamily residential

X

P

X

P

X

X

Land division (See Section 6.B.7.)

X

P

X

P

P

X

Signs:

On premises

X

P

X

X

P

X

Off premises

X

X

X

X

P

X

Public, highway

P

P

P

X

P

X

Solid waste disposal

X

X

X

X

X

X

Transportation:

Water-dependent

X

P

P

P

P

C

Non-water-oriented

X

P3

C3

C3

P

C

Roads, railroads

X

P3

C3

P3

P

C

Utilities (primary)

X

P3

C3

P3

P

C

SHORELINE MODIFICATIONS

Shoreline stabilization:

Beach restoration/enhancement

C4

P

P4

P

P

See adjacent upland environment

Bioengineering

C4

P

P4

P

P

Revetments

X

C4

C4

C4

C

Bulkheads

X

C4

C4

C4

C

Breakwaters/jetties/rock weirs/groins

X

X

X

X

X

Dikes, levees

X

X

X

X

P

Dredging

X

X

X

X

P10

Hazardous waste cleanup8

P

P

P

P

P

Fill

X

X

X

X

P

Piers, docks

X

X

X

X

X11

D. Notes and Specific Criteria for Shoreline Use and Modification Matrix.

1. The use or shoreline modification may be allowed in the aquatic environment if, and only if, permitted in the adjacent upland environment.

2. Public access, as approved by the city, is a condition of non-water-dependent development on properties with shoreline water body frontage.

3. The use may be allowed provided there is no other feasible route or location.

4. The shoreline modification may be allowed for environmental restoration or if the city determines that there will be a net increase in desired shoreline ecological functions.

5. Within the “Cadman Sky River” industrial property in the high-intensity environment of the Skykomish River, continued aggregate washing, crushing and screening, and continued concrete batching facilities or concrete ready-mix facilities are permitted, together with accessory uses such as truck scales, office trailers, maintenance shops, equipment sheds, aggregate depots, and facilities for fueling equipment; provided, that these facilities and activities are not expanded. See Section 5.E, Mining, for conditions.

6. The existing boat launch at the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife Lewis Street access site may be modified and improved consistent with state and federal regulatory agency permits that must be obtained prior to conditional use permit approval. New hand launch facilities may be provided within the Cadman site park area to provide access for kayaks, canoes, and similar nonmotorized and hand-launched watercraft along the Cadman site pond and to adjacent Skykomish River shoreline. Improvements for any hand launch facilities must be consistent with state and federal regulatory agency permits which must be obtained prior to conditional use permit approval. No other new boating facilities are allowed in the urban conservancy environment.

7. All forest practices subject to the Washington State Forest Practices Act (WAC Title 222; Chapters 76.09 and 76.13 RCW) must conform to the provisions of that Act, this program, and any other applicable city requirements. See Section 3.L, Vegetation Conservation, of the Monroe SMP and critical areas regulations (Chapter 22.80 MMC) for other conditions.

8. Any cleanup activities must be coordinated with approval and oversight by the Department of Ecology, or conducted under Ecology’s voluntary cleanup program.

9. New boating facilities may be constructed to provide improved access for nonmotorized and small electric boats (less than or equal to one and one-half hp). All facilities, including boat launches or piers and docks, will be designed in consultation with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. No facilities will be constructed to provide long-term moorage.

10. Dredging may only be conducted as necessary to maintain the storm water detention function of the pond. Dredging must be conducted in a way that minimizes impacts to ecological functions and any impacts must be mitigated.

11. The prohibition on piers and docks does not apply to public recreational facilities, which are addressed under boating facilities. (Ord. 015/2019 § 1; Ord. 005/2019 § 10 (Exh. B))

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