Types of Violations

Shoreline Regulations

Apply to any development in a shoreline area without a permit.
  • Construction or alteration of structures
  • Dredging or drilling
  • Dumping or filling
  • Removal of sand, gravel or minerals
  • Bulk heading
  • Driving pilings
  • Placing obstructions
  • Interfering with the normal public use of the surface of the waters

Rules & Regulations

County Code—Title 20
Shoreline Management Regulations

RCW 90.58
Shoreline Management Act of 1971

WAC 173.27
Shoreline Management Permit and Enforcement Procedures


Planning and Land Services
Permit Information Hotline
(253) 798-3739

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Call (253) 798-4636