The Natural Environment

The Growth Management Act (GMA) charges jurisdictions with preserving and maintaining the natural environment. Snohomish County regulates growth in sensitive areas in accordance with state and local laws.  Follow the links below to learn more.


Critical Areas

Flood Hazards (DFIRM)

Forestry Practices

Landslide Hazard Areas

Shoreline Requirements

State Environmental Protection Act (SEPA)

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