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Environmental Classification Summary (ECS) Form

The Environmental Classification Summary (ECS) form is part of an important part of a Local Agency’s NEPA documentation for Documented Categorical Exclusions. An electronic copy of the ECS form can be downloaded from the web link below.

First start with:
Local Programs ECS Guidebook ( ECS form date 1/12 ) (pdf 2.5 mb) - For detailed information about how to complete your ECS form.

Only versions of the ECS form dated January 2014 or later will be accepted. Please note two things: (1) The WSDOT eForms package is required. The package contains the runtime engine, that allows you to use the form. The eForms package is released about once a year, however the ECS form may be updated before a new eForms package is released. (2) Please be sure to check to see if there is an updated form.

(1) Get the latest WSDOT eForms Package (ECS form date 1/12)

Download: WSDOT eForms Package version 3.11 (43 mb self-extracting Zip file)

For instructions on downloading and system requirements:
WSDOT eForms Support

This is a self contained Filemaker Pro runtime application containing all WSDOT forms. Download this file to your machine then:

  1. Unzip the download
    Run the file that you just downloaded, DOTeForms_311.exe
    Click the "Unzip" button in the WinZip Self-Extractor window 
  2. Run the Form Application
    In C:\WSDOT_Forms\DOTeForms_3.11 run DOTeForms.exe file
    Agree to the licensing terms for the first use.
  3. Select the Form
    Select the "Local Agency Forms" button (yellow)
    Select the form, "140-100 EF, Local Agency Environmental Classification Summary"

(2) Get the latest Filemaker ECS Form (ECS form date 1/12)

This form is included in the above download of the total eForms package. If your current form has become corrupt or out-dated, you can download a replacement copy. This version will only work with the current package listed above.

Warning: this will overwrite any data you have previously entered and saved in your ECS form.

  • Save to Disk: 140-100-LocalAgencyEnvironmentalClassificationSummary.pdf (FileMaker Pro Form 286 kb) the blank ECS Form.
  • Delete or rename current 140-100-LocalAgencyEnvironmentalClassificationSummary.E11 file in the C:\WSDOT_Forms\DOTeForms_3.11\eForms directory
  • Place new downloaded copy 140-100-LocalAgencyEnvironmentalClassificationSummary.E11 file in the C:\WSDOT_Forms\DOTeForms_3.11\eForms directory.

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Tech Support

For technical help and assistance with downloading and running the ECS form place contact the Local Programs Information Technology Systems Specialist .