Mayor's Office Recommends Seattle Shoreline Master Program Update

Published Sep 11, 2012

On September 4, 2012, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn submitted recommendations to the City Council to update the City’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP).  The update package includes a report by the Department of Planning and Development, proposed amendments to the City’s Comprehensive Plan, maps depicting proposed changes to the boundaries of some shoreline environments, and a Shoreline Restoration and Enhancement Plan.

The City Council’s Planning, Land Use and Sustainability (PLUS) Committee will hold a public hearing on October 15, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall. After the City Council approves the amendments to Seattle’s SMP, the amended SMP will be submitted to the State Department of Ecology for approval. For more information, contact Matt Wells at

  • To view the City Council committee meeting schedule, click here.