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The city will track all shoreline permits and exemption activities to evaluate whether the SMP is achieving no net loss. Project monitoring is required for individual restoration and mitigation projects consistent with the shoreline critical areas regulations (Chapter 13.13 BMC). In addition, the city shall conduct system-wide monitoring of shoreline conditions and development activity that occur in shoreline jurisdiction outside of critical areas and their buffers, to the degree practical. Activities to be tracked using the city’s permit system include development, conservation, restoration and mitigation, such as:

A. New shoreline development.

B. Shoreline variances and the nature of the variance.

C. Compliance issues.

D. Net changes in impervious surface areas, including associated storm water management.

E. Net changes in fill or armoring.

F. Net change in linear feet of levee and/or distance between OHWM and any levees.

G. Net changes in vegetation (area, character).

Using this information and information about the outcomes of other actions and programs of the other city departments as well, a no net loss report shall be prepared every eight years as part of the city’s SMP evaluation or comprehensive plan amendment process. Should the no net loss report show degradation of the baseline condition documented in the city’s shoreline analysis report (2011), changes to the SMP and/or shoreline restoration plan shall be proposed at the time of the eight-year update to prevent further degradation and address the loss in ecological functions. (Ord. 2112 § 3 (Exh. C), 2013).