In February 2015, Regional Shorelines Planning staff from the Department of Ecology presented the Planning Commission and Advisory Committee with an pdfOverview Presentation on the process to update the City’s existing SMP.  This process includes distinct phases and the 31 separate deliverables described in the links below.

General Phase

The activities and deliverables of this phase occur throughout the SMP update process.

Phase 1- Preliminary Shoreline Jurisdiction & Public Participation Plan

The activities and deliverables of this phase occurred between May 2012 and February 2015.

Phase 2- Shoreline Inventory, Analysis & Characterization

The activities and deliverables were adopted in December of 2018 and include.

Phase 3- Draft Shoreline Master Program and Cumulative Impacts Analysis

The activities and deliverables of this phase began in June, 2015 and include:

Phase 4- Restoration Plan & Revisiting Draft Shoreline Master Program

The activities and deliverables of this phase include:

Phase 5- Local Shoreline Master Program Adoption Process

The activities and deliverables of this phase include:

New! Phase 6- State Review & Approval

The activities and deliverables of this phase include:

  • State Comment Period Responsiveness Summary (Pending)
  • Edits based on State Review (Pending)

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