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SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM DOCUMENTS NOW ON-LINE

Thurston County government is updating its shoreline codes, also called the Shoreline Master Program (SMP).  The documents page has been updated to include the remaining appendices of the Draft SMP Document for review and comment.

The complete set of draft SMP documents are online here:  https://www.thurstoncountywa.gov/planning/Pages/shorelines-update-docs-list.aspx

The SMP document website contains the following:

Shoreline Master Program Document

Appendix A:   Shoreline Environmental Designation Report – with supporting documents and maps

Appendix B:   Mitigation Options to Achieve No-Net Loss

Appendix C:   Shoreline Restoration Plan

Appendix D:   Channel Migration Zone map data

Inventory and Characterization Report – with supporting documents and maps

Cumulative Impacts Analysis Report – with supporting documents/maps

A briefing with the Board of County Commissioners is scheduled for September 12, 2018 from 3:30-4:00pm to discuss proposed updates. The public is welcome to attend. 

MEETING DETAILS

DATE           Wednesday, September 12, 2018

TIME           3:30 pm – 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION   Thurston County Courthouse Complex

                    Building 1, Room 280
                    2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
                    Olympia, WA  98502 

LEARN MORE ABOUT SHORELINE CODES & THE UPDATE:

See the current code which is called the Shoreline Master Program 1990.

HOW TO SUBMIT COMMENTS & PROVIDE INPUT

 You can send comments via email or mail.

  • Send written comments to:Shoreline Codes Update
    Thurston County Community Planning Division
    2000 Lakeridge Drive
    Olympia, WA  98503

There is currently no deadline for sending comments, but the process is moving forward.

HOW TO GET MORE INFORMATION OR TALK TO SOMEONE

If you have questions, please contact the County’s Senior Planner and SMP Project Manager, Brad Murphy. Email smp@nullco.thurston.wa.us or call 360-867-4465