DEP Services

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

COMMUNITY ALERTS & PUBLIC NOTICES

SWINOMISH SHELLFISH HARVEST REPORT

Monthly PSP sampling of shellfish at LONE TREE POINT

7/15/2019–NO TOXIN DETECTED in butter clam sample. Next sampling is scheduled for August.

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 7/17/19, see results below. Next sampling scheduled for later this month.
  • Snee-Oosh Beach: <10 MPN/100mL
  • Lone Tree Point: <10 MPN/100mL
  • Swinomish Channel at the fishing docks: 10 MPN/100mL
  • The Flats: 10 MPN/100mL
  • Martha's Bay Beach: <10 MPN/100mL
  • Hole-in-the-Wall Beach: 10 MPN/100mL

SITC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) conducts weekly bacterial monitoring of six 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 Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - The outdoor burn ban on the Swinomish Reservation is lifted.
  • Burn permits are required for piles exceeding four feet by four feet. Burn permits can be obtained from the Swinomish Air Quality Program.
  • 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

**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
La Conner, WA 98257

HOURS

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