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14.252.050 Inadvertent discovery of archaeological resources.
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A. If, during the course of construction, earth movement, clearing, or other site disturbance, archaeological resources are encountered, all work shall cease immediately. Under these circumstances, the Department may issue a stop work order pursuant to Chapter 14.85 SMC.

B. The applicant shall immediately notify the Planning Director and promptly notify any affected Indian tribe, the Snohomish County Archaeologist and the Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP).

C. Ground disturbance may not proceed until consultation with any affected Indian tribe, the Snohomish County Archaeologist, and DAHP is completed.

D. No ground disturbance shall proceed until the Department and the applicant have reached an agreement in consultation with the DAHP and any affected Indian tribe regarding a plan for mitigation or preservation of archaeological resources. (Ord. 2369, 2019)

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