DEP Services

COMMUNITY ALERTS

SWINOMISH SHELLFISH HARVEST REPORT

LONE TREE POINT - NO TOXIN DETECTED as of butter clam/PSP sample on 6/14/17.

Next sample scheduled for 7/19/17.

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.

*** For More information & Special Shellfish PSP Monitoring Note

RECREATIONAL BEACHES BACTERIA MONITORING

Monitored beaches OPEN for water contact activities as of 7/17/17. See Results below. Next sample scheduled for 7/24/17.
  • 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 7/7/2017 - A burn ban on the Swinomish Reservation is in effect until further notice. No open burning is allowed with the exception of cultural and recreational fires.
  • Recreational fires must be contained within a fire ring, barbecue, or similar structure, and cannot exceed 4 feet in diameter or 3 feet in height. Fires greater than this size require a BURN PERMIT from the Planning Office.
  • For more information on the burn ban, please contact the Department of Environmental Protection.
  • This burn ban is pursuant to the Swinomish Tribal Code, Title 19- Environmental Protection, Chapter 2- Clean Air Act; Subchapter II: 19-02.160 & 19-02-100.

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