Planning and Development Services
Skagit Aggregates Rockport Pit (PL20-0507)
The material will be processed on-site with a proposed crushing operation. No blasting will occur at the site. The existing and expanded mining operation will continue to generate 14 average daily truck trips, or 7 loads per day. The site is accessed from State Route (SR) 20 on an existing access road. The applicant also applied for a Forest Practice Conversion (FPC) permit, PL22-0435, to harvest timber on the southerly 30 acres to allow for the mining expansion. The subject site is located within the Rural Resource-Natural Resource Lands (RRc-NRL) and the Mineral Resource Overlay (MRO) zoning/comprehensive plan designated area.
Project Location: The subject site is unaddressed and located on the south side of SR 20, west of the town of Rockport, within a portion of the Northeast quarter of Section 28, Township 35 North, Range 9 East, W.M., (tax parcels P44865 (proposed gravel mine expansion tax parcel) and P123394 (existing gravel mine tax parcel).