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
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
 
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, Neah Bay
23-097822
Right of Entry - Dock Removal
 
Port Angeles Harbor
23-100176
License - Commercial Mooring Buoys
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca, Port Angeles Harbor
22-101476
Lease - Commercial Seaplane Dock
 
Dungeness River
23-101692
License - Right of Entry
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca, Clallam Bay
51-101778
Easement - Outfall
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca, Clallam Bay
51-101793
Easement - Outfall
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
20-B12162
Aquatic Lands Lease
 
Port Angeles Harbor
23-101820
Aquatic Lands License - Right of Entry
 
Elwha River
23-101862
Aquatic Lands License - Right of Entry
 
Port Angeles Harbor
22-102037
Lease - Conservation
 
Dungeness River
23-102075
Aquatic Lands License - Right of Entry
 
Clallam River Tributary / Clallam Bay
51-102119
Aquatic Lands Easement
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca, Sequim Bay
51-101533
Easement - Cross-flow Tidal Turbines
Island
Saratoga Passage
20-085090
Lease - Boundary Amendment - Public Marina
 
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, Cultus Bay
20-099857
Lease - Aquaculture
 
Saratoga Passage
23-A86635
Right of Entry for Dredging, Beach Nourishment and Transplantin Eelgrass
 
Deer Lake
20-101872
Lease - Public Access, Boat Ramp
 
Skagit Bay
51-102007
Easement - Eelgrass Mitigation
 
Penn Cove
23-102188
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Jefferson
Hood Canal
20-092748
Lease - Public Dock
 
Hood Canal
20-092770
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
 
Hood Canal, Dabob Bay
20-C09307
Lease - Ground Aquaculture
 
Dabob Bay
20-100212
Lease - Aquaculture
 
Puget Sound, Port Townsend Bay
20-100311
Lease - Aquaculture
 
Puget Sound, Port Lundlow Bay
51-100404
Easement - Saltwater Intake Pipes
 
Dosewallips River
23-100844
Right of Entry - Conservation License
 
Puget Sound/Port Townsend Bay
20-A11415
Lease - Private Marina
 
Hood Canal, Fulton Creek
20-092770
Aquaculture Lease - clams & oysters
 
Honeymoon Bay
23-101716
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Hood Canal
20-101802
Lease - Public Access, Boat Ramp
 
Oak Bay
23-102012
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Port Townsend Bay
20-B12289
Aquatic Lands Lease
 
Hood Canal
20-B12535
Aquaculture Lease Amendment - Seaweed
 
Port Hadlock
23-102143
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
 
Blakely Harbor
23-087556
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Madison Bay
23-097510
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Madison Bay
23-099145
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Puget Sound
23-101177
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Puget Sound
23-101375
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Port Madison
23-101486
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Port Madison
23-101480
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Port Madison
23-098158
Amendment to License - Right of Entry
 
Rich Passage
20-102038
Lease - Conservation
 
Rich Passage
20-C12129
Aquatic Land Lease
 
Port Madison & Eagle Harbor
23-102200
Right of Entry
 
Port Washington Narrows, Puget Sound
51-A51747
Reauthorization of existing water pipeline
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
 
Fisherman Bay
20-A12861
Lease - Commercial Marina
 
Indian Cove
51-074720
Easement - 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
 
Upright Channel, Lopez Island
23-093174
License - Mooring Buoy, Residential
 
Fish Creek
20-B0873
Release - Private Recreational Dock
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Deer Harbor
23-099588
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Obstruction Pass
23-1000093
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Hunter Bay
23-100111
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Obstruction Pass
23-100202
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Hunter Bay
23-100204
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Reads Bay
23-100183
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Deer Harbor
23-100187
License - Recreational Morring Buoy
 
Lopez Sound
23-100278
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Mud Bay
23-100277
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Strait of Juan de Fuca
51-100359
Easement - Private
 
Hunter Bay
23-100053
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Lopez Sound
23-100054
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Blind Bay
23-100537
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Buck Bay
23-100540
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Deer Harbor
51-100453
Easement - Replacement of Submarine Power Cable 
 
Friday Harbor
23-100964
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Reid Harbor
23-101175
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Barlow Bay
23-101171
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Friday Harbor
23-101296
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Friday Harbor
23-101298
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Upright Channel
51-101489
Easement - Copper Cables
 
Roche Harbor
51-A50755
Lease - Easement
 
West Sound
23-101715
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Doe Bay
23-101791
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Mud Bay
23-101864
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Upright Channel
23-101890
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Roche Harbor
23-102016
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Reads Bay
23-102015
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Peavine Pass
20-013568
Lease - Amendment for a private moorage dock
 
Friday Harbor
51-102047
Easement - Sanitation
 
Roche Harbor
23-102115
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Reads Bay
51-102065
Easement - Power
 
Legoe Bay/Strait of Juan de Fuca
20-101981
Aquatic Lands Lease
 
Reads Bay
23-102148
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Reads Bay
23-102149
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Friday Harbor
20-A12022
Lease - Nearshore Building
 
Roche Harbor
23-102329
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Roche Harbor
23-102385
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Rich Passage
23-102636
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
Skagit
Skagit River
51-080849
Easement - Waterline
 
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
 
Miller Bay
23-090863
License - Mooring Buoy
 
Guemes Channel
23-091655
Right of Entry - Bulkhead Removal for Habitat Restoration
 
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
 
Samish Bay
20-095098
Lease - Oyster Aquaculture
 
Guemes Channel
51-097506
Easement - Wastewater Outfall
 
Skagit Bay
23-098522
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Sauk River
51-A50382
Easement
 
Swinomish Channel
51-010356
Lease - Utility Outfall 
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02354
Lease - Dock and Commercial Offices
 
Skagit River
51-100360
Easement - Power Lines
 
Telegraph Slough, Padialla Bay
51-A49283
Easement - Overwater Electrical Transmission Crossing
 
Lake Cavanaugh
20-101873
Lease - Public Access, Boat Ramp
 
Langley Bay
23-102014
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Skagit Bay
23-101977
Right of Entry - Scientific Buoy
 
Kiket Bay
20-102039
Lease - Conservation
 
Deepwater Bay
20-102040
Lease - Conservation
 
Swinomish Channel
20-B02688
Lease - Dock & Structure
 
Swinomish Channel
22-B02318
License - Public Access, Commercial Dock
 
Guemes Channel
51-102452
Easement - Outfall
 
Skagit & Kiket Bay, Hope Island
20-C12356
Lease - Commercial Net Pens
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
 
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
 
Snohomish River
51-097602
Easement - Wastewater Pipeline
 
Snohomish River
51-A50378
Easement - Electrical Transmission Crossing
 
Stillaguamish River
23-099054
Right of Entry - 17 Engineered Log Jams
 
Sultan River
51-088310
Conditional Easement
 
Possession Sound
51-101635
Easement - Power
 
Stillaguamish River
20-100483
Lease - Public Marina
 
Port Susan
20-A10988
Lease - Public Use Pier
 
Snohomish River
20-102064
Lease - Boat Ramp
 
Port Susan
20-A10988
Lease - Public Use Pier
 
Snohomish River
20-102419
Lease - Commercial Marina
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
 
Middle Fork Nooksack River
23-096464
Right of Entry - Large Wood Material
 
Hales Passage
23-097043
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
South Fork Nooksack River
23-097280
Right of Entry - Engineered Log Jam
 
Semiahmoo Bay, Drayton Harbor
22-A77340
Lease - Aquaculture
 
Drayton Harbor
20-098446
Lease - Floating Oyster Culture
 
Nooksack River
51-100452
Easement - Water Intake
 
Strait of Georgia
23-099671
Right of Entry - License for reef net fishery rigs for educational and cultural purposes
 
Skagit River
20-101389
Right of Entry - Installation of Riverbed Scour Monitoring Devices
 
Lake Samish
51-101689
Easement - Power
 
Strait of Georgia
23-101975
License - Right of Entry
 
Nooksack River
23-102266
Right of Entry - License
 
South Fork Nooksack River
23-102316
License - Right of Entry
 
North Fork Nooksack River
23-102420
License - Right of Entry
 
Hale Passage
23-102591
License - Right of Entry
 
Lake Samish
51-102588
Easement - Sewer
Various
 
 
 
 
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
  • Snohomish
  • 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
Strait of Juan de Fuca
20-099284
Private Dock, Boat Ramp, Breakwaters
Signed 8/19/2020
 
Lower Dungeness River
23-097756
Right of Entry - Leeve Realignment
Signed 04/01/2021
Island
Cornet Bay
20-093281
Lease - Public Moorage
Signed 08/05/2020
 
Oak Habor
20-B13458
Lease - Boat yard
Signed 02/26/2021
Jefferson
 
 
Lake Leland
20-099284
ADA Accessible Fishing Pier
Signed 8/19/2020
 
Discovery Bay
23-099888
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Discovery Bay
20-B12386
Lease - Private Recreational Dock, Pier and Floats
Signed 10/14/2020
 
Port Townsend Bay
23-C79467
License - Right of Entry
Signed 04/29/2021
Kitsap
Port Madison Bay
20-B10353
Lease - Commerical Moorage
Signed 01/26/2021
 
Eagle Harbor
20-B10957
Lease - Private Marina
Signed - 04/12/2021
 
 
 
 
San Juan
West Sound 
20-B12555
Lease - Commercial Marina
Signed 09/16/2020
Skagit
Telegraph Slough, Padialla Bay
51-A49283
Easement - Overwater Electrical Transmission Crossing
Signed 09/16/2020
 
Swinomish Channel
51-A38768
Easement
Signed 11/20/2020
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02650
Lease - Harbor Area Parking Lot
Signed 10/28/2020
 
Swinomish Channel
22-A02695
Lease - Harbor Area Retail
Signed 10/28/2020
 
Baker River
51-086747
Easement - Electrical Transmission Lines
 
Bowman Bay
23-101687
Right of Entry
Signed 01/28/2021
 
Fildago Bay
23-098888
Custom Plywood Site Phase III Cleanup
Signed 05/06/2021
 
Baker River
23-A94082
Right of Entry - License
Signed 06/04/2021
 
Swinomish Channel
22-101976
Lease - Commercial Marina
Signed 06/03/2021
Snohomish
Port Susan
23-B86379
Research Buoy
Signed 05/14/2021
 
North Fork of the Stillaguamish River
51-098738
Easement - Control Zone and 12kV Improvement
Signed 02/26/2021
Whatcom
 
 
 
Nooksack River
51-011003
Easement - Outfall Replacement
Signed 10/14/2020
 
Nooksack River
51-100797
Easement - Electrical Distribution Lines
Signed 03/18/2021
 
Strait of Georgia
23-102096
Right of Entry - License
Signed 05/05/2021
 
Bellingham Bay, Whatcom Creek Waterway
20-A92231
Waterway Permit
Signed - 05/03/2021
Various
Grays Harbor, Jefferson & Clallam Counties: Pacific Ocean & Strait of Juan de Fuca
23-C77450
License - Scientific Research
Signed 04/22/2021