Septic Systems

Linda Bagley
If you are trying to get information on your Septic System Design contact your county health department to obtain “As Built” plans. This is especially important if you will be doing landscaping or if you will be listing your home for sale. It will be required as a part of the sale for the buyer and inspections. King County “As Built” plans Snohomish County “As Built” plans Pierce County “As … Read More

New Houseboats in Seattle are Not Permitted!

Linda Bagley
  NEW HOUSEBOATS IN SEATTLE WATERS (SMP) ARE NOT ALLOWED!!! Seattle Department of Planning and Development proposed the new Shoreline Master Plan to the Seattle City Council in January 2013. This proposal was accepted and approved by the full council to be submitted to Department of Ecology. The Review process for Department of Ecology can take 6 months to a year to review the hundreds of pages of proposed changes … Read More

Houseboat-Housebarge Update from Special Agents

Linda Bagley
  Dear Special Agents Subscriber (fellow live-aboard)! The Seattle Shoreline Management Plan (SSMP) has been approved by the Seattle city council and has been forwarded on to the Department Of Ecology (DOE) for review. This process is expected to take anywhere from 6 months to a year to complete, during which time there will be additional opportunities for comment and public involvement with DOE. There are two sections in the … Read More