2019 Shoreline Master Program Periodic Update

  1. Shoreline Master Program Ordinance Official Comment Period

    The official comment period on an ordinance updating the Shoreline Master Program is March 18, 2020 through April 21, 2020. The WA Dept. of Ecology and County will hold a joint public hearing in Council’s legislative hearing room on April 21, 2020. Read on...
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A periodic review of the County’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP) is required by WAC 173-26-090.  This update will assure consistency of the  SMP with the SJC Comprehensive Plan and development regulations. It will:

  • Bring the SJC SMP into compliance with  requirements of the Shoreline Management Act that have been added or changed since the last review;
  • Respond to changes in Ecology’s guidelines;
  • Ensure consistency with comprehensive plans and regulations; and
  • Incorporate amendments to reflect changed circumstances, new information, or improved data.

Send Comments to SMPcomments@sanjuanco.com.  

Please provide your full contact information for the record.

Joint Ecology and SJ County Public Hearing

April 21, 2020 - County Council Legislative hearing Room and SKYPE

Official Comment Period:  Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - Tuesday April 21, 2020.  

Public Hearing Notice and how to comment.

Draft Hearing Ordinance

Public Comments