Construction and modifications within 200 Feet of the water
Most types of construction, grading, or clearing within 200' of the shoreline of Moses Lake require some sort of permit. This includes cutting or removing plants, repairing a dock, placing
Some actions are exempt from an actual shoreline
There may be conditions you will need to comply with to make sure your project meets the requirements of the Shoreline Management Act.
Regulations - Shoreline Master Program
The local shoreline regulation document is called the Shoreline Master Program or SMP. In 2017, Moses Lake adopted a major update of the original 1974 SMP.
See the Shoreline Master Program Update page for information about how these regulations were updated.
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- Shoreline Management Act: the State law and further information can be found on the Department of Ecology's Shoreline Management page