Orca-Straits
   

Applications to use state-owned aquatic lands - ORCA-STRAITS DISTRICT

The Orca-Straits District includes the following counties:
  • Clallam
  • Island
  • Jefferson
  • Kitsap (North of Keyport and Bainbridge Island; Southern Kitsap County is in the Shoreline District)
  • San Juan
  • Skagit
  • Snohomish
  • Whatcom
DNR’s aquatic lands managers work with lessees and those with other authorizations to use these public aquatic lands with care—protecting habitat and, whenever possible, including opportunities for public access in their leases.
 
County Waterbody Applicant Name Type of Use
Clallam
Elwha River
51-080978
Easement - Diversion Pump/Intake System
 
Elwha River
51-080977
Easement - Outfall
 
Elwha River
51-080979
Easement - Diversion Pump/Intake System
 
Lake Southerland
20-A09496
Lease - Marina
 
Sequim Bay
51-085348
Lease - Aquaculture
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca-Snow Creek
20-085348
Lease - Marina
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca, Puget Sound, and Elliott Bay
23-087263
Right of Entry - Scientific/Educational Collection
 
Port Angeles Harbor
20-087677
Lease - Boat Launch
 
Port Angeles Harbor
Number Pending
Easement - Business Access
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
22-A83897
Lease - Log Storage
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
51-084555
Easement Amendment - Outfall
 
Sequim Bay
Number Pending
Right of Entry - Docking Station for Scientific Monitoring Equipment
 
Elwha River
20-092789
Lease - Bank Stabilization
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
20-093618
Lease - Aquaculture - Netpens
 
Sequim Bay
23-093590
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Dungeness River
23-094325
Right of Entry
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
22-A02484
Lease - Public Use and Access
 
Discovery Bay
23-094675
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
Hoko River
51-094744
Easement - Fiber Optic Line
 
Neah Bay
23-094759
Right of Entry - Sediment Sampling
 
Dungeness River
51-095229
Easement - Bridge
Island
Admiralty Bay
51-088415
Easement - Storm Water Outfall
 
Soratoga Passage
20-085090
Lease - Boundary Amendment - Public Marina
 
Port Susan
23-089288
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Guemes Channel
23-089288
Right of Entry - Channel Dredging
 
Penn Cove
23-090091
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Cornet Bay
20-093281
Lease - Public Moorage
 
Saratoga Passage
20-093636
Lease - Marine Railway and 4 Mooring Buoys
 
Penn Cove
20-A13297
Lease - Aquaculture
 
Saratoga Passage
23-094057
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
Saratoga Passage
23-094056
Right of Entry - Sand Shrimp Harvesting
 
Holmes Harbor and Saratoga Passage
23-094054
Right of Entry
 
Saratoga Passage
23-094073
Right of Entry - Sand Shrimp Harvest
 
Saratoga Passage
23-094083
Right of Entry - Sand Shrimp Harvest
 
Saratoga Passage
23-094096
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
Possession Sound
23-094262
Right of Entry - Scientific Buoy
 
Puget Sound
23-094430
Right of Entry - Bulkhead Removal
 
Penn Cove
20-B11238
Lease - Commercial Recreation Dock
 
Saratoga Passage - Holmes Harbor
20-A73561
Lease - Commercial Dock, Commercial Buoy
Jefferson
Quilcene Bay
20-B09560
Lease - Floating Aquaculture
 
Discovery Bay
20-B12744
Lease - Floating Oyster Aquaculture
 
Mystery Bay
23-092729
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Hood Canal
20-092748
Lease - Public Dock
 
Hood Canal
20-092770
Lease - Aquaculture, Clams and Oysters
 
Oak Bay
20-092947
Lease - Aquaculture, Mussels and Oysters
 
Quinault River
51-093565
Easement - Bank Stabilization
 
Port Ludlow
51-012399
Easement - Outfall
 
Kilisut Harbor
23-094290
Right of Entry - Bridge
 
Dabob Bay
20-094520
Lease - Aquaculture, Clams and Oysters
 
Dabob Bay
20-094519
Lease - Aquaculture, Clams and Oysters
 
Port Ludlow/ Admiralty Bay
20-A73146
Lease - Marine
 
Hood Canal
23-094911
Right of Entry - Scientific Monitoring
Jefferson/ Kitsap
Hood Canal
23-095028
Right of Entry
Kitsap
Hidden Cove, Port Madison
20-091410
Lease - Dock
 
Eagle Harbor
20-A12118
Lease - Marina
 
Eagle Harbor
20-A11891
Lease - Float
 
Dyes Inlet - Barker Creek
20-090866
Lease - Clams
 
Dyes Inlet - Erlands Point
20-090865
Lease - Clams
 
Puget Sound
20-092750
Lease - Aquaculture, Incidental Shellfish Harvesting
 
Port Gamble Bay
51-092946
Easement
 
Rich Passage
20-A0949
Lease - Public Use and Access
 
Port Gamble Bay
20-085684
Lease - Off Loading Gravel for Barges
 
Port Gamble Bay
20-085840
Lease - Private Dock
 
Blakely Harbor
23-087556
License - Mooring Buoy
 
 
Eagle Harbor
20-B11683
Lease - Private Marina
 
Port Orchard Bay
23-094260
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
Port Orchard Bay
23-094059
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
Puget Sound
51-083787
Easement - Outfall
 
Eagle Harbor
20-A85592
Lease - Docks and Moorage
 
Port Madison
23-094234
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
Hood Canal
20-B12565
Lease - Private Access / Moorage
 
Eagle Harbor
23-094949
Right of Entry - Dock Removal and Rebuild
 
Hood Canal
51-A76657
Easement - Intake Pipe
 
Port Madison  
20-095039
Lease - Marina
 
Port Orchard Passage
23-094914
License - Mooring Buoy
San Juan
Harney Channel
20-A12761
Lease
 
Peavine Pass
20-B12560
Lease
 
Rosario Strait
20-B12371
Lease
 
Griffin Bay
51-A70427
Easement - Desalination System
 
Haro Strait
23-088688
License - Mooring Buoy
 
West Sound
20-B12555
Lease - Commercial Marina
 
Friday Harbor
20-B10438
Lease - Private Marina
 
Fisherman Bay
20-A12861
Lease - Commercial Marina
 
Indian Cove
51-074720
Easement - Communication Cable
 
San Juan Channel
51-074695
Easement - Submarine Communication Cable
 
Griffin Bay
20-A12244
Lease - Public Barge Landing/Public Access
 
Deer Harbor
23-090880
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Harney Channel
20-A13593
Lease - Commercial Recreation Dock
 
Friday Harbor
23-092189
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Ship Bay
20-092807
Lease - Aquaculture, Clams and Oysters
 
West Sound
20-B10285
Re-Lease - Private Recreational Dock
 
Friday Harbor
20-B12693
Lease - Private Marina
 
Mackaye Harbor
20-B12559
Lease - Public Access; Boat Ramp; Dock
 
Peavine Pass
20-B12560
Re-Lease - Commercial Marina
 
Westcott Bay
20-092948
Lease - Aquacutlure, Seaweed Culture
 
Fisherman Bay
23-092998
Right of Entry - Dock and Piling Removal
 
Shipyard Cove
20-A10492
Lease - Commercial Marina
 
Upright Channel, Lopez Island
23-093174
License - Mooring Buoy, Residential
 
Friday Harbor
51-093266
Easement - Desalination System
 
Fish Creek
20-B0873
Release - Private Recreational Dock
 
Griffin Bay
23-093514
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Shipyard Cove, Friday Harbor
20-B12158
Lease - Commercial Marina
 
Mitchell Bay
20-A10313
Lease - Private Marina
 
Peavine Pass
20-013568
Lease - Private Recreational Dock/ Boathouse
 
San Juan Channel
20-A12251
Lease - Marine Rail
 
Roche Harbor
20-B13094
Lease - Private Community Dock
 
Griffin Bay
20-093707
Lease - Private Marine Railway
 
Rosario Straits
20-093902
Lease - Public Access, Dock and Mooring Buoy Field
 
East Sound
23-094009
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
President Channel & Boundary Pass
20-A12486
License - Mooring Buoy Fields Amendment
 
Roche Harbor
20-B13094
Re-Lease - Private Marina
 
Fisherman Bay
20-B11558
Re-Lease - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Reads Bay, Decatur Island
23-094201
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
Rocky Bay, San Juan Channel
23-094231
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Upright Channel, Lopez Island
23-093515
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Fisherman Bay
23-094293
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Davis Bay
23-094614
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
Obstruction Pass
23-094757
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
Harney Channel
20-094619
Lease - Breakwater
 
Friday Harbor
23-094920
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
Mackaye Harbor
20-B09281
Lease Reauthorization - Commercial Dock
 
Deer Harbor
23-094942
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Wasp Passage
20-B12521
Lease Re-authoriztion - Community Rec Dock
 
Deer Harbor
23-094840
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Fisherman Bay
20-B11558
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Fisherman Bay
20-B12645
Re-Lease - Private Recreational Community Dock
 
Deer Harbor
23-094983
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Deer Harbor
23-094945
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Deer Harbor
23-094944
License - Mooring Buoy
 
San Juan Channel
51-094990
Easement - Submarine Cable Crossing
 
Hunter Bay
23-094195
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Wasp Passage
23-095248
License - Mooring Buoy
Skagit
Skagit River
51-080849
Easement - Waterline
 
Baker River
51-086747
Easement - Electrical Transmission Lines
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02724
Lease
 
Fidalgo Bay
22-A02510
Lease
 
Harbor Area, Fidalgo Bay
22-084216
Lease
 
Guemes Channel
22-A02335
Jarpa Application
 
Baker River and Baker Lake
51-077313
Easement - Baker Dam
 
Skagit River
20-B12581
Lease - Private Recreational Dock
 
Skagit River
20-B112267
Lease - Fishing Boat Moorage
 
Skagit River
Number Pending
Easement - Overhead Fiber Optic Cables
 
Swinomish River
22-A02675
Lease - Harbor Line - Private Marina
 
Miller Bay
23-0090863
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Fidalgo Bay
51-091104
Easement - Road Access
 
Guames Channel
23-091655
Right of Entry - Bulkhead Removal for Habitat Restoration
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02692
Lease - Harbor Area Retail Business
 
Skagit River
20-B11544
Lease - Public Access
 
Samish River
20-B12830
Lease - Private Marina
 
Fidalgo Bay
22-A02664
Harbor Area Lease - Commercial Marina
 
Fidalgo Bay
51-092332
Easement - Access
 
Guemes Channel
20-A02606
Harbor Area Lease - Commercial Marina
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02612
Lease - Harbor Area, Retail Store and Residence
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02620
Lease - Harbor Area
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02679
Lease - Harbor Area, Retail Store and Residence
 
Skagit River
31-093713
Agreement - Material Sales Dredged Materials
 
Guemes Channel
22-A02656
Lease - Harbor Area, Ferry Terminal
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02693
Lease - Harbor Area, Restaurant
 
South End of Swinomish Channel
20-B12814
Lease - Log Storage
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02678
Harbor Area Lease - Retail Shop and Restaurant
 
House Slough
23-094980
License - Restoration of Riparian Vegetation
 
Fidalgo Bay
51-093158
Easement - Public Access
Snohomish
Snohomish River
51-086639
Easement - New Bridge
 
Snohomish River
20-012646
Lease
 
Possession Sound
Gedney Island
23-086610
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Hat Slough and
Stillaguamish River
51-080515
Easement - Fiber Optic Cable Crossing
 
Hat Slough and
Stillaguamish River
51-080729
Easement - Telephone Cable
 
Skykomish River
51-085586
Easement - Power Lines and Fiber Optic Cable
 
Ebey Slough
51-79458
Easement - Outfall
 
Possession Sound
51-076085
Easement - Outfall
 
Stillaguamish River
51-081674
Easement - Outfall
 
Pilchuck River
51-088194
Easement - Flood Fencing
 
Lake Goodwin
20-088386
Lease - Public Park
 
Lake Stevens
20-A12520
Lease - Public Park
 
Snohomish River
Number Pending
Right of Entry - Geotechnical Borings
 
Union Slough
20-B12625
Lease - Log Raft Booming
 
Steamboat and Union Sloughs
23-091174
Right of Entry - Estuary Restoration
 
Pilchuck River
51-091541
Easement - Bridge Crossing
 
Sultan River
51-092191
Easement - Multi-Purpose Bridge
 
Pilchuck River
51-092516
Easement - Telecommunication Cables
 
Hat Slough, Stillaguamish River
20-A12223
Lease - Public Access for Boat Ramp
 
Flowing Lake
20-A122201
Lease - Public Access Dock and Boat Ramp
 
Possession Sound
51-094312
Easement - Multimodal Ferry Terminal
 
 
Lake Goodwin
51-094827
Easement - Stormwater Outfall
 
Sultan River
23-A88280
Right of Entry - Screw Fish Trap
 
Stillaguamish River
51-094978
Easement - Estuary Restoration
 
Union Slough & Steamboat Slough
23-094979
Right of Entry - Dike Breach Enlargement
Whatcom
Straight of Georgia
20-013265
Lease - Bulk Cargo Terminal
 
Semiahmoo Bay
51-072606
Easement - Waste Outfall
 
Bellingham Bay
22-084455
Harbor Area Lease - Overwater Walkway
 
Bellingham Bay
Chuckanut Bay
22-A02140
Lease
 
Nooksack River
51-085967
Easement - Outfall
 
Baker River and Baker Lake
51-077313
Easement - Baker Dam
 
Dakota Creek
51-087287
Easement - Sewer Main
 
Sumas River
51-070838
Easement - Waste Outfall
 
Lake Whatcom
20-B09745
Lease - Recreational Dock, Boat Ramps
 
Bellingham Bay
22-002351, 22-002483
Modifications to existing leases for public access park
 
Bellingham Bay
51-092284
Easement - Sediment Remediation
 
Nooksack River
23-094098
Right of Entry - Engineered Log Jams
 
South Fork Nooksack River
23-094101
Right of Entry - Engineered Log Jams
 
South Fork Nooksack River
51-071000
Easement - County Bridge
 
Bellingham Bay
23-094866
Right of Entry - Restoration Repair Project
 
Lake Whatcom
23-094235
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
Strait of Georgia
31-094939
Right of Entry - Removal and Purchase of Valuable Materials
 
Dakota Creek
51-094989
Easement - Natural Gas Pipeline
 
Strait of Georgia
23-095276
Right of Entry - Geotechnical Coring and Sediment Sampling
 
 
Approved use authorization applications - ORCA-STRAITS DISTRICT
DNR has approved the following applications for leases or other land-use authorizations for state-owned aquatic lands in the Orca-Straits District, which includes the following counties:
  • Clallam
  • Island
  • Jefferson
  • Kitsap (North of Keyport and Bainbridge Island; Southern Kitsap County is in the Shoreline District_
  • San Juan
  • Skagit
  • Shohomish
  • Whatcom
Decision notices are posted on this page for one year from the decision date.
 
County
Waterbody
Applicant Name
Type of Use and Decision Date
Clallam
Sequim Bay
23-093552
Right of Entry - 5 year Research Plan
Signed 6/6/2016
 
Pacific Ocean
23-090862
Right of Entry - Amendment - Scientific Investivations
Signed 8/2/2016
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
23-094299
Right of Entry
Signed 7/28/2016
 
Dungeness River
51-093063
Easement - Sewer Pipeline
Signed 8/26/2016
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
23-093967
Right of Entry - Pier Removal
Signed 8/22/2016
Island
     
Jefferson
Hood Canal
20-B12535
Lease Amendment - Aquaculture, Algae
Signed 3/3/2016
 
Port Townsend Bay/Admiralty Inlet
Right of Entry - Marker Buoys
Signed 4/18/2016
Kitsap
Port Madison Bay
20-B09661
Lease - Private Marina
Signed 5/20/2016
 
Eagle Harbor
20-A11891
Lease - Float
Signed 10/24/2016
 
Port Gamble Bay
20-A74290
Lease - Aquaculture
Signed 11/4/2016
 
Admiralty Bay
20-A73128
Lease - Cable Tram
Signed 9/28/2016
 
Port Madison
23-094629
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 10/31/2016
San Juan
Fisherman Bay
23-094255
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
Signed 11/14/2016
 
San Juan Channel
20-073370
Lease - Private Recreational Marine Rail
Signed 5/24/2016
 
Rosario Strait/ Orcas Island
23-093372
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
Signed 2/4/2016
 
Fisherman Bay/ Lopez Island
23-093339
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
Signed 3/22/2016
 
Reads Bay/ Decatur Island
23-093251
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 2/22/2016
 
Blind Bay/ SHaw Island
23-093168
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
Signed 3/22/2016
 
Deer Harbor
20-A10072
Lease - Amendment Increase Size of Lease
Signed 2/10/2016
 
Buck Bay
23-094060
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
Signed 9/27/2016
 
Deer Harbor
23-094755
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
Signed 12/17/2016
 
Rosario Strait
23-094756
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
Signed 12/25/2016
Skagit
Baker River
23-094082
Right of Entry - Storage of Material
Signed 6/13/2016
 
Similk Bay
23-094402
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 12/8/2016
Snohomish
Port Susan
23-A86379
Right of Entry - Scientific Buoy
Signed 6/27/2016
 
Union Slough
51-093732
Easement - Channel Stabilization
Signed 9/17/2016
 
Shonomish River
23-093653
Right of Entry - Estuary Restoration Project
Signed 7/13/2016
 
Pilchuck River
51-093654
Easement - Construct Revetment
Signed 5/26/2016
 
Wallace River/ Sultan River
51-089904
Easement - Natural Gas Pipleline
Signed 2/17/2016
 
Pot Gardner Bay
51-072799
Easement Amendment - Outfall Pipeline
Signed 4/20/2016
 
Wallace River
51-089904
Easement - Pipeline Maintenance
Signed 2/17/2016
Whatcom
North Fork Nooksack River
23-094251
Right of Entry - Engineered Log Jam
Signed 7/20/2016
 
North Fork Nooksack River
23-094211
Right of Entry - Engineered Log Jam
Signed 7/20/2016
 
Bellingham Bay
51-087624
Lease Amendment - FIll Material 
Signed 6/20/2016
 
Squalicum Waterway
31-093475
Right of Entry - Material Dredging
Signed 2/11/2016
 
Strait of Georgia
23-092911
Right of Entry - Sediment Sampling
Signed 9/11/2016
 
Squalicum Waterway
23-092832
Right of Entry - Sediment Sampling
Signed 8/3/2016
Various
Multiple
23-B77450
Right of Entry - Research Buoys
Signed 4/26/2016