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Cathlamet Shoreline Master Program

Public comment period is closed

We held a public comment period on the Town of Cathlamet's proposed comprehensive update to their Shoreline Master Program. The period for public comment was from October 25 to November 30, 2017.

We used mail and email to notify stakeholders and those who had expressed prior interest. We also issued a blog post to encourage public participation and comment. We received one written comment letter that focused on fish and wildlife habitats and species.

Response to public comment

We have prepared a summary of public comments and sent this to the Town of Cathlamet on December 5, 2017. Cathlamet provided a written response to comments addressing the issues raised by the public input received.

Next steps: Our decision

We will decide if Cathlamet's proposed program update meets the requirements of the Shoreline Management Act and the Shoreline Master Program Guidelines. We will decide whether to:

  • Approve the program as is or with recommended changes, or
  • Send the proposed program back to the Town of Cathlamet with required changes to meet statutory and rule requirements. Recommended changes may also be included with the required changes.
Relevant documents will be posted on this website when they become available. Please check back.

Documents related to approval

Note: all documents are PDF, only maps and appendices specific to Cathlamet are shown.

If you have trouble accessing documents, please contact Michelle McConnell, Washington Department of Ecology.