DEP Services

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

COMMUNITY ALERTS

SWINOMISH SHELLFISH HARVEST REPORT

Monthly sampling at LONE TREE POINT - NO TOXIN DETECTED as of butter clam/PSP sample on 7/10/18.

Next sample date scheduled for 8/13/18.

Swinomish Tribal Members may conduct Subsistence Harvesting on Reservation when beaches are indicated as OPEN and have a valid Ceremonial and Subsistence Shellfish Harvesting Permit from the Swinomish Fisheries Department.

***More information & Special Shellfish PSP Monitoring

RECREATIONAL BEACHES BACTERIA MONITORING

Monitored beaches OPEN for water contact activities
as of 7/16/18. See Results below. Next sample scheduled for 7/23/18.
  • Swinomish Channel at the fishing docks: <10 MPN/100ml
  • SneeOosh Beach:  10 MPN/100ml
  • Lone Tree Point:  <10 MPN/100ml

SITC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) conducts weekly bacterial monitoring of three swimming beaches during summer (June – August) and monitors monthly throughout the rest of the year.

***More information on bacteria monitoring

BURN BAN STATUS

Swinomish Air Quality Program - Open Burning/Burn Ban Status
  • Effective Friday, July 13, 2018 - A burn ban has been placed on all outdoor burning except cooking and recreational fires as allowed under 19.02.100(F).
  • Burn permits are required for piles exceeding four feet by four feet. Burn permits can be obtained from the Department of Environmental Protection.
  • For more information, contact the Department of Environmental Protection at (360) 466.7280.
  • Open burning regulations are pursuant to the Swinomish Tribal Code, Title 19- Environmental Protection, Chapter 2- Clean Air Act.

ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS

Burn Permit Application
Land Clearing Permit Application
On-Site Septic Permit
Shorelines & Sensitive Areas Permit Application
TEPA Environmental Checklist

CWA 401 Water Quality Certification

***More Environmental Permit info & PUBLIC NOTICES on permit actions or proposed actions

DEP Services

CONTACT

Phone (360) 466.7280
Fax (360) 466.1615

LOCATION & MAILING

Planning
11430 Moorage Way
LaConner, WA 98257

HOURS

Mon-Wed | 8-6 PM
Thurs | 8-5:30 PM