Shoreline management plan under review
November 25, 2020
The La Conner Planning Commission last week waded deeper into the details of Town Shoreline Master Plan (SMP) updates.
Of particular interest at the outset of the panel’s 50-minute Zoom meeting last Tuesday were revisions to La Conner’s Critical Areas Ordinance (CAO).
The CAO, adopted in 2006, applies both inside and outside the shoreline jurisdiction of La Conner, primarily addressing wetland areas.
The SMP regulates critical shoreline areas and the Town expects to incorporate its revised standards as an appendix into the updated shoreline plan, which will be forwarded to the state...