The following policies address piers and moorages.
(1) New piers and docks should be allowed only for water-dependent uses or public access. Piers and docks associated with single family residences are considered a water-dependent use.
(2) New piers and docks should be designed and constructed to avoid or, if that is not possible, to minimize and mitigate the impacts to ecological functions.
(3) The repair, renovation, and replacement of existing piers and docks should be allowed.
(4) Property owners who repair, renovate or replace existing piers and docks should be provided information on the best materials and methods for environmental enhancement.