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
 
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
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
 
Sequim Bay
51-011718
Easement - Marine Water Intake Pipe
 
Sequim Bay
20-B11988
Lease - Floating Dock
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
23-097583
Right of Entry - Sediment Sampling
 
Dungeness Bay
23-097360
Right of Entry - Benthic Mapping and Sampling
 
Lower Dungeness River
23-097756
Right of Entry - Levee Realignment
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca, Clallam Bay
23-098128
Right of Entry - Scientific Research Study
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca, Neah Bay
23-097822
Right of Entry - Dock Removal
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
20-A77570
Lease - Private Dock, Boat Ramp and Breakwaters
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
51-A84555
Easement - Process Outfall
Island
Saratoga Passage
20-085090
Lease - Boundary Amendment - Public Marina
 
Cornet Bay
20-093281
Lease - Public Moorage
 
Saratoga Passage
20-093636
Lease - Marine Railway and 4 Mooring Buoys
 
Saratoga Passage
23-094057
License - Residential Mooring Buoy
 
Possession Sound
23-094262
Right of Entry - Scientific Buoy
 
Saratoga Passage
23-095520
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Utsalady Bay
23-096251
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Penn Cove
23-097040
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Puget Sound, Oak Harbor
20-B13458
Lease - Boat Yard
 
Puget Sound, Cultus Bay
20-099857
Lease - Aquaculture
Jefferson
Quilcene Bay
20-B09560
Lease - Floating Aquaculture
 
Discovery Bay
20-B12744
Lease - Floating Oyster Aquaculture
 
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
 
Dabob Bay
20-094520
Lease - Aquaculture, Clams and Oysters
 
Dabob Bay
20-094519
Lease - Aquaculture, Clams and Oysters
 
Puget Sound Strait of Juan De Fuca
20-080014
Port Management Agreement - Amendment
 
Discovery Bay
23-097054
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Dabob Bay
20-B12676
Lease - Mussel Aquaculture
 
Port Ludlow Bay
20-B09180
Lease - Commercial Recreation Dock
 
Hood Canal, Fisherman Harbor
20-B09466
Lease - Private Marina
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca, Discovery Bay
23-A91484
License - Conservation
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca, Discovery Bay
20-A79543
Lease - Ground Aquaculture
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca, Discovery Bay
20-B12744
Lease - Floating Aquaculture
 
Lake Leland
20-099284
Lease - ADA Accessible Fishing Pier
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca, Discovery Bay
20-B12386
Lease - Private Recreational Dock, Pier and Floats
 
Hood Canal, Dabob Bay
20-C09307
Lease - Ground Aquaculture
 
Portage Bay, Portage Canal
51-099836
Easement - Conduit under Bridge Crossing
 
Discovery Bay
23-099888
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
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
51-096554
Easement - Saltwater Intake Pipe
 
Eagle Harbor
23-097576
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Madison Bay
23-097510
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Hood Canal
51-090437
Easement - Restrictive
 
Puget Sound, Port Madison
23-098158
Right of Entry - Kelp Enhancement Project
 
Madison Bay
23-099145
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Puget Sound, Eagle Barbor
20-B10957
Lease - Private Marina
 
Puget Sound, Port Madison Bay
20-B10353
Lease - Commercial Moorage
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
San Juan Channel
23-096246
Right of Entry - Maintenance Corridor
 
Westcott Bay
23-096520
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Hunter Bay, San Juan Island
23-096777
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Harney Channel
51-A48764
Easement - Submerged Power Cable
 
Reads Bay
23-097497
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
East Sound
23-097505
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Barlow Bay
20-B10247
Lease Amendment - Private Marina
 
Thatcher Pass
23-098619
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
West Sound
23-098620
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca, Lopez Sound
20-098670
Lease - Aquaculture
 
Swifts Bay
23-098992
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
 
Reads Bay
23-099027
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Strait of Georgia
23-099028
License - Recrational Mooring Buoy
 
Harney Channel
51-012867
Easement - Utility Outfall
 
Mud Bay
23-099449
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Haro Strait
23-099582
Right of Entry - Scientific Buoys
 
East Sound
23-099587
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Deer Harbor
23-099588
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
West Sound
20-099723
Lease - Single Family Residence
Skagit
Skagit River
51-080849
Easement - Waterline
 
Baker River
51-086747
Easement - Electrical Transmission Lines
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02724
Lease
 
Baker River and Lake Shannon
51-077313
Easement - Baker Dam
 
Skagit River
20-B12581
Lease - Private Recreational Dock
 
Skagit River
20-B12267
Lease - Fishing Boat Moorage
 
Swinomish River
22-A02675
Lease - Harbor Line - Private Marina
 
Miller Bay
23-090863
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
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02612
Lease - Harbor Area, Retail Store and Residence
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02679
Lease - Harbor Area, Retail Store and Residence
 
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
 
Skagit River
23-096533
Right of Entry - Habitat Restoration
 
Samish Bay
20-095098
Lease - Oyster Aquaculture
 
Guemes Channel
51-097506
Easement - Wastewater Outfall
 
Sauk River
51-098049
Easement - Bank Stabilization
 
Fidalgo
23-097967
Right of Entry - Marker Buoys
 
Skagit Bay
23-098522
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Telegraph Slough, Padilla Bay
51-A49283
Easement 
 
Swinomish Channel
51-A38768
Easement
 
Sauk River
51-A50382
Easement
 
Swinomish Channel
51-010356
Lease - Utility Outfall 
 
South Fork Nooksack River
23-099363
Right of Entry - Engineered Log Jams (ELJ)
 
Lake Campbell
20-A09909
Lease - Boat Ramp and Float
 
Fidalgo Bay
23-098888
Right of Entry - Dredging and Clean Up
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02685
Lease - Commercial Structure and Dock
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 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
 
Hat Slough, Stillaguamish River
20-A12223
Lease - Public Access for Boat Ramp
 
Flowing Lake
20-A122201
Lease - Public Access Dock and Boat Ramp
 
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
 
Snohomish River
20-096387
Lease - Vessel Moorage
 
Pilchuck River
51-096864
Easement - Overhead Power and Fiber Optic Cable
 
S Fork Stillaguamish River
20-096923
Lease - Public Access
 
South Fork Skykomish River
51-095441
Easement - Overhead Power Lines
 
Snohomish River
51-097602
Easement - Wastewater Pipeline
 
Union Slough
23-098800
Right of Entry - Maintenance Dredging Project 
 
Snohomish River
51-A50378
Easement - Electrical Transmission Crossing
 
North Fork of the Stillaguamish River
51-098738
Easement - Control Zone and 12kV Improvement
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
51-071000
Easement - County Bridge
 
Dakota Creek
51-094989
Easement - Natural Gas Pipeline
 
Birch Bay
20-A73412
Re-Lease - Private Marina Channel Markers
 
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
 
Middle Fork Nooksack River
23-096464
Right of Entry - Large Wood Material
 
Hale Passage
23-097043
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
South Fork Nooksack River
23-097280
Right of Entry - Engineered Log Jam
 
California Creek, Drayton Harbor
23-097828
Right of Entry - Oyster Habitat Restoration
 
Middle Fork Nooksack River
20-097829
Lease - Dam Removal, Intake, Outfall, Bridge
 
Semiahmoo Bay, Drayton Harbor
22-A77340
Lease - Aquaculture
 
Bellingham Bay
51-098793
Easement - Stormwater Outfall Modification
 
Nooksack River
51-011003
Easement - Outfall Replacement
 
Drayton Harbor
20-098446
Lease - Floating Oyster Culture
 
Bellingham Bay
23-099536
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Hales Passage
23-099586
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Squalicum Waterway
23-099845
Right of Entry - Maintenance Material Dredging
Various
Various
51-A49156
Easement - Fiber Optic Cable Crossings
 
Washington Coast
23-099714
Right of Entry - Setting Stationary Acoustic Monitoring Receivers for Research
 
 
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
Bogachiel River
51-096877
Easement - Communication Lines
Signed 1/3/2019
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
20-B09519
Lease - Private Boat Launch
Signed 5/7/2019
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
20-B11819
Lease - Private Boat Launch
Signed 5/7/2019
Island
Saratoga Passage
23-094083
License - Sand Shrimp
Signed 6/7/2019
 
Saratoga Passage
23-A94073
License - Sand Shrimp
Signed 6/10/2019
 
Saratoga Passage
23-A94056
License - Sand Shrimp
SIgned 6/10/2019
 
Penn Cove
23-A13297
Lease - Aquaculture
Signed 6/5/2019
Jefferson
Dabob Bay
20-C12355
Lease - Clam and Oyster Aquaculture
Signed 12/13/2018
 
Hood Canal, Dabob Bay
51-A75751
Easement - Intake Pipe
SIgned 12/28/2018
 
Mystery Bay
23-092729
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 2/27/2019
 
Port Lundlow
51-012399
Easement - Outfall Pipe
Signed 2/9/2019
 
Kilisut
23-094290
Right of Entry - Bridge
Signed 4/15/2019
 
Port Ludlow / Admiralty Bay
20-A73146
Lease - Marina
Signed 4/22/2019
 
Upper Hoh River
51-096399
Easement
Signed 7/3/2019
Kitsap
Port Madison Bay
20-B20348
Lease - Amendment
Signed 04/02/2019
 
Eagle Harbor
23-098735
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
SIgned 4/1/2019
 
Puget Sound / Port Madison
23-098158
Right of Entry - Kelp Enhancement Project
Signed 8/1/2019
San Juan
Mitchell Bay
20-A10313
Lease - Private Marina
Signed 1/30/2019
 
Sylvan Cove
20-C11912
Re-Lease - Private Community Rec Doc
Signed 2/1/2019
 
Obstruction Pass
23-098274
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 2/25/2019
 
Reads Bay
23-095775
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 5/3/2019
 
Reads Bay
23-097906
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
SIgned 3/28/2019
 
Reads Bay
23-098521
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 3/21/2019
 
Fisherman Bay
23-098265
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 3/8/2019
 
Obstruction Pass
23-098274
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 2/25/2019
 
Reads Bay
23-098740
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 5/30/2019
 
Friday Harbor
23-098618
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 8/23/2019
 
John's Pass
23-098523
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 8/23/2019
 
Deer Harbor
23-098535
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Signed 9/24/2019
Skagit
Guemes Channel
20-A02656
Lease - Harbor Area - Commercial Marina
Signed 1/3/2019
Snohomish
Sultan River
51-092191
Easement - Multi-Purpose Bridge
Signed 1/3/2019
Whatcom
Lake Whatcom
23-097965
Right of Entry - Soft Armoring
Signed 1/14/2019