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University Place Shoreline Master Program: Limited Amendment

On September 9, 2016, the Department of Ecology approved University Place’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP) limited amendment. Per RCW 90.58.090, the effective date of University Place’s shoreline program is September 23, 2016, 14 days after Ecology provided notice to the city that their shoreline program was approved.

Ecology used mail and email to notify interested parties of the public comment period. Ecology also wrote a blog to encourage additional public participation and comment. No comments were received.

Documents related to approval

Note: All documents are PDF.

Paper copies of the above documents are available by contacting Michelle McConnell, Washington Department of Ecology (see Staff contact, below).


  • Per RCW 90.58.190(2) and RCW 36.70A.290, an interested party may file an appeal with the Growth Management Hearings Board within 60 days of the publication date of Ecology’s written notice of final action.
  • Ecology plans to publish the notice of final action in the Tacoma News Tribune legal ads on October 3, 2016.

Staff contact

Michelle McConnell
Washington State Department of Ecology
Southwest Regional Office
PO Box 47775
Olympia, Washington 98504-7775

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