Schedule a pre-application meeting with planning and development services (PDS) prior to submitting a land use application for any of the three shoreline permits.
Applications can be downloaded. The preapplication meeting fee must be submitted along with your completed documents.
Fill out a Shoreline Permit Application (PDF), following the advice given by PDS staff in the preapplication meeting.
Applications for any of the three types of shoreline permits can be downloaded here.
Call PDS at 425-388-3311 to schedule an appointment to submit your completed application and filing fees. Bring the completed application and the appropriate shoreline permit fees to your appointment. You will be issued a tracking number and the PDS project team will begin reviewing your application.
Note: There are certain types of development activities which may qualify for an exemption from the requirements of a Shoreline Management Substantial Development Permit. See Washington Administrative Code 173-27-040(2). If you believe your proposed activity may qualify, you may apply for an exemption.
To apply for an exemption, download the Exemption Request Form and Instructions (PDF).