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(1) The town has selected certain categorical exemptions as set forth in CMC 14.05.100 that will not apply in one or more critical areas. For each critical area within the town, the exemptions within WAC 197-11-800 that are inapplicable for each area are:

(a) For residential dwelling units in WAC 197-11-800(1)(b)(i): up to four single-family units.

(b) For residential dwelling units in WAC 197-11-800(1)(b)(ii): up to four multifamily residential units.

(c) For agricultural structures in WAC 197-11-800(1)(b)(iii): up to 10,000 square feet.

(d) For office, school, commercial, recreational, service or storage buildings in WAC 197-11-800(1)(b)(iv): up to 12,000 square feet and with associated parking facilities designed for up to 40 automobiles. This exemption includes parking lots for 20 or fewer automobiles not associated with a structure.

(e) For fills and excavations in WAC 197-11-800(1)(b)(v): up to 500 cubic yards.

(2) The scope of environmental review of actions within these areas shall be limited to:

(a) Documenting whether the proposal is consistent with the requirements of the critical areas ordinance; and

(b) Evaluating potentially significant impacts on the critical area resources not adequately addressed by planning documents and development regulations, if any, including any additional mitigation measures needed to protect the critical areas in order to achieve consistency with SEPA and with other applicable environmental review laws.

(3) All categorical exemptions not listed in subsection (1) of this section apply whether or not the proposal will be located in a critical area. (Ord. 581 § 2, 2016)