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(1) The shoreline uses and shoreline modifications identified in Table 1 are either permitted, conditionally allowed or prohibited within the specific shoreline environment designation as indicated by the following:

(a) "P" indicates that the use or modification is permitted;

(b) "C" indicates that the use is allowed subject to a shoreline conditional use permit;

(c) "P or C" indicates that the overwater portion of the use or modification is permitted in the Aquatic shoreline environment designation where permitted in the adjacent upland environment, subject to a shoreline conditional use permit in the Aquatic shoreline environment designation where conditional in the adjacent upland environment and prohibited in the Aquatic shoreline environment designation where prohibited in the adjacent upland environment; and

(d) A blank cell in the table indicates that the use or modification is prohibited in that specific shoreline environment.

(2) Compliance with chapters 30.22 and 30.23 SCC is also required.

(3) Uses and modifications identified in Table 1 are subject to the shoreline use and modification development standards in Part 500 of this chapter. If there is a conflict between the information in SCC 30.67.430, Table 1, and the specific use and modification regulations in Part 500 of this chapter, the requirements of Part 500 of this chapter shall prevail.

(4) The department may condition shoreline permits or approvals for uses or modifications as necessary to ensure compliance with:

(a) Chapter 90.58 RCW and the provisions in this chapter;

(b) The policies in the Shoreline Management Program: Shoreline Environment Designations, Policies and Regulations; and

(c) Any other applicable federal, state and local rules and regulations.

(5) Uses or modifications not listed in SCC 30.67.420 or subsection (1) of this section, Table 1, must obtain a shoreline conditional use permit even though the use or modification may not require a shoreline substantial development permit.

30.67.430 - Table 1: Shoreline Use and Modification Matrix

Land use or modification

Shoreline Environment Designation

Urban

Urban Conservancy

Rural Conservancy

Resource

Municipal Watershed Utility1

Natural

Aquatic2

Agricultural activities 3

P

P

P

P

C

C

Manure lagoons

C

P

P

Livestock flood sanctuaries

P

C

P

P

Aquaculture 4,12

Non-Commercial Activities (non-processing) 36

P

P

P

P

P 35

P

P

Commercial Activities (non-processing)

C

C

C

C 7, 37

Processing 7

C

C

C

P 35

P 7

Boating Facilities: 4, 13

Marina

P

C

C

Yacht / boat club

P

C

C

Boat launch facility

P

P

P

P or C

- Boat launch facility (boat ramp only)

P

C

P

P

P

C

P or C

Boat Mooring Facilities: 4, 13

Dock (private)

P

C

P

C

P or C

Boathouse (private)

P

P

C

P or C

Dock / pier / boathouse (public, commercial)

P

P

C

C

Floats, mooring buoys

P

C

P

P

P or C

Breakwaters, jetties, groins, other in-water structures 4, 5, 14

C, P

P

C, P

C, P

P

C

C, P

Commercial 10, 15

P

P

P

C

Dredging 4, 16

C

C

Dredge spoil disposal 4, 16

C

C5

C

C

C

C5

C

Fill 4, 17

P

C, P5

P

P

P

C, P5

C, P5

Flood protection: 4, 18

Non-structural

P

P

P

P

P

P

C, P5

Structural 11

P

P5

P

P

P

C, P5

Forestry 8, 19

P, C

P, C

P, C

P, C

P, C

P, C

C30

Industrial and Ports 10, 20

P

P

P

C

Institutional uses 21

P

P

C

C

Mining 6, 22

C

C

C

C, P9

C, P9

C

C

Pedestrian access 23

Trails

P

P

P

P

P

P

Elevated or Floating walkways 4

P

P

P

P

P

Stairways, trams

P

C

P

P

Recreation 24

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Residential 25

SFR, MH

P

P

P

P

C

Duplex

P

C

P

P

MF, townhouse, Single-Family Detached Units

P

Mobile home park

P

C

C

C

Houseboat, Live-aboard vessel

P31

Floating Home38

Shoreline / bank stabilization: 4, 26

Nonstructural

P

C, P5

P

P

P

C, P5

C or P

Structural 11

C, P

C

C, P

C, P

C, P

C

C or P

Shoreline habitat restoration or enhancement 27, 34

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

- Mitigation Banks 34

C

C

C

C

C

Transportation facilities 28

Bridges

P

C

P

P

C, P32

C33, P32

Roads

P

C

P

P

C, P32

Parking (incidental to use only)

P

C

P

P

C

C

Utility facilities 29

Electromagnetic transmission and receiving facilities (generally)

P

C

C

C

C

Transmission wires, pipes, supports (generally)

P

C

P

P

P

C

C

- transmission wires or pipes when suspended from bridge or other similar structures (specifically)

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Dams, power plants and associated uses

C

C

C

C

All other utility facilities

P

C

C

C

C

(Added by Amended Ord. 12-025, June 6, 2012, Eff date July 27, 2012; Amended by Ord. 13-098, Dec. 11, 2013, Eff date May 27, 2014; Amended by Amended Ord. 19-020, July 3, 2019, Eff date Oct. 14, 2019).