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Shoreline Master Program

What Is It?

The Shoreline Master Program (23.60A) regulates development in the city’s shoreline environments to:

  • Protect shoreline ecosystems
  • Respond to pollution discharges into bodies of water
  • Encourage water-dependent uses
  • Provide for maximum public use and enjoyment of the shorelines
  • Preserve, enhance, and increase views of and access to the water

Our ordinance requires that you:

Other Resources

For emergency spill response: contact Department of Ecology’s 24-hour hotline at 1-800-OILS-911. To find out if the spill is also a shoreline violation, call the Seattle DCI complaint line at (206) 615-0808.

For pollution discharges into lakes, creeks, and public storm drains: contact Seattle Public Utilities. To find out if the spill is also a shoreline violation, call (206) 615-0808.

What It Isn’t

This ordinance does not cover:

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Proposed Changes

None.

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