SMP Open House and Public Hearing

The City of SeaTac and Washington Department of Ecology are accepting comments for the periodic review of the City’s shoreline master program (SMP) as required under RCW 90.58.080(4)

The period for public comments is open from February 19 until March 21 at 5 pm. Comments may be submitted orally at the March 5th Public Hearing; or by mailing City staff member Jennifer Kester at 4800 So. 188th St, SeaTac, WA 98188 or through email to All comments received by the City will be forwarded to the Dept. of Ecology. 

SeaTac’s SMP, a land use plan for local shoreline areas applies to Angle Lake and 200 feet landward of the lakeshore. SeaTac is updating its SMP to:
  • Address recent amendments to state laws and guidance
  • Make it easier to navigate for staff and the public
  • Ensure consistency with other City plans and regulations
This specific periodic update of the SMP will not: 
  • RE-evaluate the ecological baseline of the shoreline
  • Extensively assess no net loss criteria other than to ensure that proposed amendments do not result in degradation of the baseline condition
A succinct summary of the proposed City shoreline master program amendments available for review HERE.

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