New rules coming for floating docks


Last updated 12/21/2023 at 12:50pm

LIBERTY LAKE – Floating dock and walkway owners will have a new rule to contend with beginning Jan. 1.

According to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, the agency will begin requiring the plastic foam used in floating docks and walkways to be fully encased.

The agency will require all such foam to be covered in concrete, steel, aluminum or plastic to prevent pieces from breaking off and floating away, officials said.

The state won’t initially mandate replacement of existing foam structures, but will require them to be upgraded.

Small floating buoys are exempt, official said.


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