What is the process for purchasing a mitigation certificate?

Fill out the paper application and return in person or by mail to:

Spokane County Water Resources
1004 N. Freya St.
Spokane, WA 99202

Once we receive the application we will contact you to provide details on finalizing the purchase, such as the property covenant, avigation easement, and payment.
Please contact us at (509) 477-7578 or mhermanson@spokanecounty.org or the online form Contact Mike Hermanson with any questions about purchase process.

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1. What is a Stream Flow Mitigation Certificate?
2. Is a Stream Flow Mitigation Certificate required to get a building permit in the Little Spokane River Basin (WRIA 55)?
3. Who is eligible to purchase mitigation certificates?
4. Why would I want a mitigation certificate if I'm not required to get one?
5. How do I know if my property is in the approved mitigation area?
6. What if only part of my parcel is in the Approved Mitigation Area?
7. What happens if I don’t get a building permit within three (3) years?
8. Is there a limit to the amount of water I can use?
9. What is reasonable domestic indoor and incidental outdoor water use?
10. How does Spokane County limit the amount of water use?
11. What if I have livestock?
12. What is the process for purchasing a mitigation certificate?
13. How much does a Stream Flow Mitigation Certificate cost?
14. What happens if I sell my parcel?
15. Can I move my mitigation certificate?
16. Can I contact someone directly to discuss this?
17. Return to Little Spokane River Water Bank web page