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 Sutherland
20-A09496
Lease - Marina
 
Sequim Bay
51-085348
Lease - Aquaculture
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca-Snow Creek
20-084510
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
 
Elwha River
20-092789
Lease - Bank Stabilization
 
Sequim Bay
23-093590
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
22-A02484
Lease - Public Use and Access
 
Dungeness River
51-095229
Easement - Bridge
 
Dungeness Bay
20-B13012
Lease - Oyster Aquaculture
 
Sequim Bay
20-A77120
Lease - Clam and Oyster Aquaculture
 
Clallam Bay
20-B12712
Lease - Seasonal Marina
 
Sequim Bay
20-096866
Lease - Floating Dock and Moorage
Island
Saratoga Passage
20-085090
Lease - Boundary Amendment - Public Marina
 
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
 
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
23-095520
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Utsalady Bay
23-096251
License - Recreational Mooring 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 - Marina
 
Puget Sound Strait of Juan De Fuca
20-080014
Port Management Agreement - Amendment
 
Dabob Bay
20-A74659
Lease - Tram Anchors
 
Hoh River
51-096399
Easement - Upper Hoh River Road Bank Stabilization
 
Dabob Bay
20-C12355
Lease - Clam and Oyster Aquaculture
Kitsap
Eagle Harbor
20-A12118
Lease - Marina
 
Puget Sound
20-092750
Lease - Aquaculture, Incidental Shellfish Harvesting
 
Rich Passage
20-A09649
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
 
Port Madison  
20-095039
Lease - Marina
 
Port Madison Bay
20-B10348
Lease - Amendment
 
Madison Bay
23-096546
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Port Madison
51-096554
Easement - Saltwater Intake Pipe
 
Madison Bay
23-096740
License - Recreational 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
 
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
 
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
 
Shipyard Cove
20-A10492
Lease - Commercial Marina
 
Upright Channel, Lopez Island
23-093174
License - Mooring Buoy, Residential
 
Fish Creek
20-B0873
Release - Private Recreational Dock
 
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
 
Rosario Straits
20-093902
Lease - Public Access, Dock and Mooring Buoy Field
 
President Channel & Boundary Pass
20-A12486
License - Mooring Buoy Fields Amendment
 
Rocky Bay, San Juan Channel
23-094231
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Davis Bay
23-094614
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
Mackaye Harbor
20-B09281
Lease Reauthorization - Commercial Dock
 
Wasp Passage
20-B12521
Lease Re-authoriztion - Community Rec Dock
 
Fisherman Bay
20-B11558
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Fisherman Bay
20-B12645
Re-Lease - Private Recreational Community Dock
 
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
20-B12503
Re-Lease - Private Community Rec Dock
 
Sylvan Cove
20-C11912
Re-Lease - Private Community Rec Dock
 
Friday Harbor
20-C10965
Re-Lease - Commercial Marina
 
Rosario Strait
20-095599
Lease - Public Use and Access Dock
 
Rolfe Cove
20-095600
Lease - Public Use and Access Dock
 
Reads Bay
23-095775
License- Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Friday Harbor
23-095790
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Deer Harbor
23-094007
Right of Entry - Dock Removal
 
Harney Channel
20-096199
Lease - Commercial Recreation Dock
 
Shoal Bight
23-095249 & 23-095250
 
Licenses - Recreational Mooring Buoys
 
San Juan Channel
23-096246
Right of Entry - Maintenance Corridor
 
Fisherman Bay
23-096373
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Westcott Bay
23-096520
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Hunter Bay, San Juan Island
23-096777
License - Recreational 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
 
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
 
Swinomish River
22-A02675
Lease - Harbor Line - Private Marina
 
Miller Bay
23-0090863
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Guemes 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
 
Guemes Channel
20-A02606
Harbor Area Lease - Commercial Marina
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02612
Lease - Harbor Area, Retail Store and Residence
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02679
Lease - Harbor Area, Retail Store and Residence
 
Guemes Channel
22-A02656
Lease - Harbor Area, Ferry Terminal
 
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
 
Fidalgo Bay
51-094044
Easement - Buried Power Line
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02685
Lease - Commercial Building and Dock
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02650
Lease - Harbor Area Parking Lot
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02695
Lease - Harbor Area Retail
 
Big Lake
23-096205
Right of Entry - Dock Removal
 
Skagit River
23-096533
Right of Entry - Habitat Restoration
 
Langley Bay
23-096588
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Samish Bay
20-095098
Lease - Oyster Aquaculture
Snohomish
Snohomish River
51-086639
Easement - New Bridge
  Union Slough 
23-096468
Right of Entry - Sediment Sampling
 
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
 
Union Slough
20-B12625
Lease - Log Raft Booming
 
Steamboat and Union Sloughs
23-091174
Right of Entry - Estuary Restoration
 
Sultan River
51-092191
Easement - Multi-Purpose Bridge
 
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
 
Stillaguamish River
51-094978
Easement - Estuary Restoration
 
Union Slough & Steamboat Slough
23-094979
Right of Entry - Dike Breach Enlargement
 
South Fork Skykomish River
51-095441
Easement - Overhead Power Distribution Line
 
Snohomish River
20-A72559
Lease - Commercial Marina
 
Stillaguamish River
23-096142
Right of Entry - Habitat Restoration/ELJ
 
Stillaguamish River
23-096217
Right of Entry - Geotechnical Investigation
 
Snohomish River
20-096387
Lease - Vessel Moorage
 
Pilchuck River
51-096864
Easement - Overhead Power and Fiber Optic Cable
Whatcom
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
 
South Fork Nooksack River
23-094101
Right of Entry - Engineered Log Jams
 
South Fork Nooksack River
51-071000
Easement - County Bridge
 
Dakota Creek
51-094989
Easement - Natural Gas Pipeline
 
Strait of Georgia
23-095276
Right of Entry - Geotechnical Coring and Sediment Sampling
 
Birch Bay
20-A73412
Re-Lease - Private Marina Channel Markers
 
Nooksack River
23-095495
Right of Entry - Engineered Log Jams
 
Silver Lake
51-095668
Easement - Dry Hydrant Water Intake
 
Bellingham Bay
20-B10235
Lease - Private Recreational Dock
 
Nooksack River
20-096357
Lease - Public Boat Launch
 
Squalicum Waterway
31-096462
Right of Entry - Maintenance Material Dredging
 
Middle Fork Nooksack River
23-096464
Right of Entry - Large Wood Material
Various
Various
51-A49156
Easement - Fiber Optic Cable Crossings
 
 
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
Port Angeles Harbor
20-A12019
Easement - Outfall
Signed 3/31/2017
 
Port Angeles Harbor
22-A02615
Easement - Outfall
Signed 3/31/2017
 
Port Angeles Harbor
51-09746
Easement - Outfall
Signed 3/31/2017
 
Port Angeles Harbor
23-095610
Right of Entry
Signed 6/14/2017
 
Port Angeles Harbor
23-095447
License - Eelgrass Restoration
Signed 6/20/2017
 
Dungeness River
23-095697
Right of Entry - Wellhead Decommission
Signed 12/08/2017
 
Discovery Bay
23-094675
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 4/27/17
Island
Soratoga Passage
23-09526
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 5/5/2017
 
Penn Cove
20-B12600
Lease - Dock
Signed 8/9/2017
 
Saratoga Passage - Holmes Harbor
20-A73561
 Lease - Commercial Dock and Buoy
Signed 9/21/2017
 
Penn Cove
23-094938
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
SIgned 9/22/2017
 
Saratoga Passage
23-095688
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 12/18/2017
 
Saratoga Passage Whidbey Island
23-094096
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Jefferson
Oak Bay
23-096248
Right of Entry
Signed 11/3/2017
 
 
Port Townsend Bay
22-B10898
Lease - Buoy Field
Signed 1/18/2018
Kitsap
Eagle Harbor
20-A85592
Lease - Dock and Moorage
SIgned 5/4/2017
 
Hood Canal
20-B12565
Lease - Private Access/Moorage
Signed 5/10/2017
 
Puget Sound
51-083787
Easement - Outfall
Signed 9/15/2017
 
Hidden Cove/Pt Madison
20-091410
Lease - Dock
Signed 10/12/2017
 
Port Madison
23-094234
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 2/1/2018
San Juan
Friday Harbor
23-094920
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 3/21/2017
 
Friday Harbor
23-094920
License - Mooring Buoy
Signed 3/21/17
 
Hunter Bay
23-094195
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 4/28/17
 
Wasp Passage
23-09248
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 4/20/2017
 
Hunter Bay
23-095567
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 7/17/2017
 
West Sound
23-095990
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 10/17/2017
 
East Sound
23-095789
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 12/11/2017
 
East Sound, Orcas Island
23-094009
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 7/18/2017
 
Fisherman Bay, Lopez Island
23-094293
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 1/4/2018
 
Obstruction Pas
23-094757
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy 
Signed 4/14/2017
Skagit
 
 
 
Skagit and Pierce
Rosario Strait, Bellingham Channel (Skagit) and Tacoma Narrows (Pierce)
23-091534
Amendment - Scientific Monitoring Equipment
Signed 07/19/2017
Snohomish
Pilchuck River
51-092516
Easement - Telecommunications Cables
Signed 3/3/2017
Whatcom
Strait of Georgia
31-094939
Right of Entry - Removal and Purchase of Valuable Materials
Signed 3/31/2017