2018 Update  - Shoreline Management Plan


Washington’s Shoreline Management Act, Chapter 90.58 RCW (SMA), was passed by the State Legislature in 1971 and adopted by the public in a referendum. The goal of the SMA is, “…to prevent the inherent harm in an uncoordinated and piecemeal development of the state’s shorelines.” The overarching SMA policy is to manage shorelines of the state by planning for and supporting reasonable and appropriate uses while protecting against adverse impacts to public health, the land and its vegetation and wildlife, and the waters of the state and their aquatic life.
The primary responsibility for administering the SMA is assigned to local governments through the mechanism of Shoreline Master Programs (SMP), adopted under guidelines established by the Washington State Department of Ecology (“Ecology”).  Information about the status of the Grays Harbor County SMP update can be found on the Ecology website.



2018 Update - Shoreline Management Plan Final Draft


Links to the Draft Shoreline Environment Designation (SED) Maps are located below.

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SED MAP 1 SED MAP 2  SED MAP 3 SED MAP 4    
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SED MAP 9 SED MAP 10 SED MAP 11  SED MAP 12 SED MAP 13   SED MAP 14 
 SED MAP 15  SED MAP 16 SED MAP 17   SED MAP 18 SED MAP 19   SED MAP 20  
INSET 1 - LAKE QUINAULT INSET 2 - PACIFIC BEACH INSET 3 - COPALIS BEACH