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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
  Clallam Bay
20-086383
Lease - Commercial Dock
  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
  Sequim Bay
23-087928
Right of Entry - Mooring Buoy License
  Clallam Bay
20-088802
Lease - Public Marina
  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
20-B09868
Lease - Aquaculture/Clams
  Sequim Bay
20-B12800
Lease - Aquaculture/Clams
  Port Angeles Harbor
23-092367
Right of Entry - Nearshore Restoration
  Sequim Bay
Number Pending
Right of Entry - Docking Station for Scientific Monitoring Equipment
  Port Angeles Bay
22-B02777
Lease - Aquaculture, Salmon Net Pens
  Sequim Bay
23-092798
Right of Entry
  Elwha River
20-092789
Lease - Bank Stabilization
Island Admiralty Bay
51-088415
Easement - Storm Water Outfall
  Soratoga Passage
20-085090
Lease - Boundary Amendment - Public Marina
  Admiralty Bay
20-088952
Lease - Pilot Tidal Energy
  Admiralty Bay
51-088953
Easement - Pilot Tidal Energy
  Port Susan
23-089288
License - Mooring Buoy
  Guemes Channel
23-089288
Right of Entry - Channel Dredging
  Penn Cove
23-090091
License - Mooring Buoy
  Penn Cove
20-A11238
Lease - Commercial Dock
  Oak Harbor
20-092215
Lease - Unused Outfall Pipe
  Cultus Bay
20-B12754
Lease - Rock and Wood Pile Breakwater
Jefferson Port Townsend Bay
20-082455
Lease - Dock
  Quilcene Bay
20-088832
Lease - Salmon Net Pen
  Mystery Bay
23-081817
License - Mooring Buoy
  Quilcene Bay
20-B09560
Lease - Floating Aquaculture
  Discovery Bay
20-B12744
Lease - Floating Oyster Aquaculture
  Port Townsend Bay
22-080830
Lease Amendment - Marker Buoys for Eelgrass Protection
  Mystery Bay
23-092729
License - Mooring Buoy
  Hood Canal
20-092748
Lease - Public Dock
  Hood Canal
20-092770
Lease - Aquaculture, Clams and Oysters
Kitsap Hidden Cove, Port Madison
20-091410
Lease - Dock
  Eagle Harbor
20-A12118
Lease - Marina
  Eagle Harbor
20-A11891
Lease - Float
  Eagle Harbor
20-085592
Lease - Commercial Dock and OWMAA
  Dyes Inlet - Barker Creek
20-090866
Lease - Clams
  Dyes Inlet - Erlands Point
20-090865
Lease - Clams
  Port Gamble Bay
51-092589
Easement - Sediment Cleanup
  Puget Sound
20-092750
Lease - Aquaculture, Incidental Shellfish Harvesting
  Rich Passage
23-092710
License - Mooring Buoy
San Juan Harney Channel
20-A12761
Lease
  Peavine Pass
20-B12560
Lease
  Rosario Strait
20-B12371
Lease
  Haro Strait
Number Pending
Right of Entry - Scientific Buoy
  Griffin Bay
51-A70427
Easement - Desalination System
  Friday Harbor
20-011895
Maintenance Approval - Private Marina
  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
Number Pending
License - Mooring Buoy
  Fisherman Bay
23-091145
License - Mooring Buoy
  Harney Channel
20-A13593
Lease - Commercial Recreation Dock
  Friday Harbor
23-091863
License - Mooring Buoy
  Friday Harbor
23-092189
License - Mooring Buoy
  Friday Harbor
23-092766
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Friday Harbor
23-092797
License - Mooring Buoy
  West Sound
20-B12682
Lease - Reauthorization, Private Marina
  Ship Bay
20-092807
Lease - Aquaculture, Clams and Oysters
  Upright Channel
20-073581
Lease - Commercial Recreational Dock
  West Sound
20-B10285
Re-Lease - Private Recreational Dock
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
  Swinomish Channel
23-086412
Right of Entry - Channel Dredging
  Baker River and Baker Lake
51-077313
Easement - Baker Dam
  Fidalgo Bay, Guemes Channel
20-080024
Port Management Area Amendment - Public Port
  Skagit River
Number Pending
Easement - Bank Stabilization
  Skagit River
20-B12581
Lease - Private Recreational Dock
  Skagit River
20-B112267
Lease - Fishing Boat Moorage
  Swinomish Channel
22-A02641
Lease - Public Access Deck and Boat Dock
  Skagit River
Number Pending
Right of Entry - Bridge Replacement
  Langley Bay
23-090423
License - Mooring Buoy
  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
  Swinomish Channel
22-A02620
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
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
  Snohomish River
51-088562
Easement - Sewer Forcemain
  Wallace River
51-089904
Easement - Pipeline Maintenance
  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
  Port Gardner Bay
51-072799
Easement Amendment - Outfall Pipeline
 
Wallace River and
Sultan River
51-089904
Easement - Natural Gas
  Pilchuck River
51-091541
Easement - Bridge Crossing
  Sultan River
51-092191
Easement - Multi-Purpose Bridge
Whatcom Straight of Georgia
20-013265
Lease - Bulk Cargo Terminal
  Semiahmoo Bay
51-072606
Easement - Waste Outfall
  Bellingham Bay
23-085991
Right of Entry - Sediment Sampling
  Bellingham Bay
22-084455
Harbor Area Lease - Overwater Walkway
 
Bellingham Bay
Chuckanut Bay
22-A02140
Lease
  South Fork Nooksack River
23-085994
Right of Entry
  Nooksack River
51-085967
Easement - Outfall
  Nooksack River
51-087231
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
  Nooksack RIver
51-072477
Esement - Outfall
  Bellingham Bay - Whatcom Waterway
20-092231
Waterway Permit - Commerce and Navigation
  Bellingham Bay
51-092284
Easement - Sediment Remediation
  North Fork of the Nooksack River
23-092739
Right of Entry - Engineered Logjam
  Squalicum Waterway
23-092832
Right of Entry - Sediment Sampling
  Strait of Georgia
23-092911
Right of Entry - 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 Dungeness Bay
23-091876
Right of Entry - Scientific Buoy Deployment
Signed 9/29/2014
  Port Angeles Harbor
22-A02580
Lease - Log Storage
Signed 2/9/2015
Island Oak Harbor
20-010082
Lease Amendment - Commercial Marina
Signed 10/15/2014
  Puget Sound
23-091534
Right of Entry - Environmental Monitoring
Signed 12/8/2014
  Cornet Bay
23-091530
Right of Entry - Geotechnical Investigation
Signed 1/15/2015
  Oak Harbor
51-090779
Easement - Outfall
Signed 6/4/2015
Jefferson Mystery Bay
23-085534
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 8/26/2014
  Discovery Bay
23-091484
Right of Entry - Oyster Restoration
Signed 8/5/2014
  Port Townsend Bay
23-091529
Right of Entry - Sediment Sampling
Signed 9/4/2014
  Discovery Bay
20-079543
Lease Amendment - Aquaculture
Signed 12/2/2014
Kitsap Port Gamble Bay
23-091556
Right of Entry - Piling and Debris Removal
Signed 9/22/2014
  Port Orchard Passage
23-091533
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 2/9/2015
San Juan Friday Harbor
23-091947
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 12/1/2014
  Friday Harbor
23-091948
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 12/15/2014
  East Sound
23-091948
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 12/22/2014
  Friday Harbor
23-091885
Right of Entry - Temporary Commercial Mooring Buoy
Signed 10/1/2014
  East Sound
23-091834
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 11/13/2014
  Reads Bay
23-091807
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 11/24/2014
  Shaol Bay
23-091775
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 10/23/2014
  Friday Harbor
23-091498
Right of Entry - Bulkhead Removal
Signed 9/15/2014
  San Juan Channel
23-090773
Right of Entry - Hydrophone Cables
Signed  7/21/2014
  Fisherman Bay
23-086881
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 1/21/2015
  Puget Sound
23-092551
Right of Entry - Tidal Gauge Installation
Signed 7/10/2015
  Roche Harbor
23-092162
License - Mooring Buoy
5/27/2015
  Reads Bay
23-091698
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 4/17/2015
  Friday Harbor
23-091609
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 6/17/2015
  Friday Harbor
23-090859
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 4/17/2015
  Mudd Bay
23-090860
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 10/21/2014
  Reads Bay
23-090293
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 5/4/2015
Skagit Swinomish Channel
22-091862
Lease - Restaurant and Public Access
Signed 12/17/2014
  Swinomish Channel
22-A02689
Lease Reauthorization - Restaurant
Signed 12/17/2014
  South Fork Nooksack River
23-091657
Right of Entry - Logjam
Signed 8/4/2014
  Fidalgo Bay
23-081932
Right of Entry - Marker Buoys
Signed 8/7/2014
  Langley Bay
23-091144
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 5/13/2015
  Swinomish Channel
22-A02665
Lease - Residential Ramp and Float
Signed 4/22/2015
  Langley Bay
23-091696
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 4/30/2015
  Langley Bay
23-090421
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 5/21/2015
  Langley Bay
23-089205
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 4/24/2015
  Langley Bay
23-089005
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 4/24/2015
Snohomish Stillaguamish River
23-091889
Right of Entry - Engineered Logjams
Signed 10/6/2014
  Port Susan
23-092617
Right of Entry - Scientific Equipment Testing
Signed 5/22/2015
  Pilchuck River
51-086936
Easement Amendment - Water Transmission
Signed 7/8/2015
  Puget Sound
22-A02397
Harbor Area Lease - Public Access Pier
Signed 5/13/2015
Whatcom North Fork Nooksack River
23-091697
Right of Entry - Engineered Logjam
Signed 8/5/2014
  North Fork Nooksack River
23-091781
License - Conservation, Engineered Logjam
Signed 7/31/2014
  Bellingham Bay
51-089568
Easement - Environmental Cleanup
Signed 7/21/2015