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Below is the fourth draft of the King County Shoreline Master Program update. The Shoreline Master Program includes policies, regulations and plans that manage the shorelines within King County’s jurisdiction. The Shoreline Master Program will be incorporated into the King County Comprehensive Plan.

Unless otherwise indicated, 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.

Shoreline Master Program Update: Overview

PDF (34KB) or MS Word (77KB)

Shoreline Management, Chapter 5 of the King County Comprehensive Plan

PDF (325KB) or MS Word (488KB)
Map: Shorelines of the State, PDF (5MB)
Map: Shorelines Designations - Northwest King County, PDF (5.8MB)
Map: Shorelines Designations - Northeast King County, PDF (5MB)
Map: Shorelines Designations - Southeast King County, PDF (5.6MB)
Map: Shorelines Designations - Southwest King County, PDF (3.3MB)

Proposed ordinance: Shoreline Master Program

PDF (406KB) or MS Word (878 KB)

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