On Sept. 8, 2020, the City of Bainbridge Island passed Resolution No. 2020-16 taking action to formally withdraw the city’s request for us to approve Ordinance No. 2016-06 which proposed amendments to the city’s SMP policies and regulations related to aquaculture.
On Sept.15, 2020, the City provided Resolution No. 2020-16 to us and communicated the city’s intent to withdraw the above referenced SMP amendment.
We confirmed receipt of this withdrawal request on Dec.18, 2020.
The Department of Ecology (Ecology) recognizes and appreciates the time, effort and resources the City of Bainbridge Island (City) has committed to reviewing and considering amendments to its SMP and respects the City’s decision not to pursue this proposed amendment.
The City has communicated that they are no longer pursuing the amendments identified within Ordinance No. 2016-06; therefore we will take no further action to process this previously proposed amendment.
Locally adopted SMP Limited Amendment