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 18S
Shoreline Management Regulations

RCW 90.58
Shoreline Management Act of 1971

WAC 173.27
Shoreline Management Permit and Enforcement Procedures


Planning and Public Works
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Call (253) 798-4636