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Shoreline Master Programs


 Permits and Enforcement

 

Cities and counties are responsible for administering shoreline permits.

  • Business and property owners: Do you want to apply for a permit or report a violation? Contact your local city or county planning department.
  • City and county planning staff: Do you want to send paperwork to Ecology or have questions? Look up the Ecology employee assigned to your jurisdiction and their mailing address.
  • City and county planning staff: Do you want to send paperwork to the Attorney General’s Office or have questions? MORE

Washington State Office of the Attorney General, Ecology Division,
PO Box 40117,
Olympia, WA 98504-0117
Phone: 360-586-6770  

Introduction to shoreline permits

Permit review process

Enforcing the Shoreline Management Act

For more information

Contact the appropriate Ecology regional office permit reviewer if you have questions about shoreline management permits or enforcement.

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