Shoreline Code Update Resources

Welcome to the Thurston County Shoreline Master Program (SMP) update. Updated draft materials will be posted to this page as they are prepared.

To view the October 20 Planning Commission public hearing on YouTube, visit the County's YouTube page.

Story Map Viewing Options

Enter the Shoreline Master Program Story Map (Interactive Web)

View the Shoreline Master Program Story Map (PDF)

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View written public comments received since the Planning Commission's public hearing draft was published (PDF):

Volume 1 | Volume 2 | Volume 3 | Volume 4 | Volume 5

Volume 6 | Volume 7 | Volume 8 | Volume 9 | Volume 10

Public Comment Matrix

Documents, FAQ Sheets & Other Informational Materials:

Planning Commission SMP Recommendation (August 3, 2022)

Thurston County SMP Update - Planning Commission Recommendation (Clean Copy)

Thurston County SMP Update - Planning Commission Recommendation (Showing Changes Since Public Hearing)

Planning Commission SMP Public Hearing Draft Documents (Published August 2021)

Shoreline Master Program Public Hearing Draft (PDF)

Inventory & Characterization Report (PDF)

Inventory & Characterization Supplement (PDF)

Shoreline Environmental Designations Report (PDF)

Shoreline Environmental Designations Report Supplement (PDF)


1990 SMP - Current (PDF)

Draft SMP - Proposed Updates (PDF) 

1990 and 2021 Comparison (PDF)

Shoreline Environmental Designations - Proposed Updates (Interactive Web)

Informational Posters

These images and the structures depicted in them are not to scale.

Buffers Overview (PDF)

Mitigation Types (PDF)

Mitigation Examples (PDF)

Permitting a Project (PDF)

We'd love to hear from you! 

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