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Below is the first draft of the King County Shoreline Master Program, the set of policies, regulations and plans that protect the shorelines within King County’s jurisdiction. Your review and comments are critical to the success of the program.

Shoreline Master Program documents are provided in Adobe Acrobat format for broad compatibility and in sections to minimize download time. For help with Acrobat, please see our Adobe Acrobat help page.


Draft Shoreline Master Program
This document describes King County’s shoreline goals and policies.

Draft Shoreline Development Regulations
The land use, development and enforcement regulations that provide for the effectiveness of the Shoreline Plan goals and policies (above).

For more information about shoreline management in King County, please contact Laura Casey, environmental scientist, Department of Permitting and Environmental Review.