You may call (206) 801-2500 for a status update. Please have your application number or address available.
Where can I obtain general information about land use, long range planning and building regulations?
When you call our main line at (206) 801-2500 a qualified professional will assist you with your questions.
How do I find out about or comment on projects going on in the City?
Notices of Application for large or environmentally critical projects are printed in the Seattle Times, are posted at the project site, and are downloadable from the Land Use Action and Planning Notices webpage. These notices describe the project, address, contact person and the deadline for submitting comments. Information on long-range planning projects can be found on the Planning Projects webpage. Call (206) 801-2500 for more information.
How can I obtain sections of the Development Code?
The Development Code is Title 20 of the Shoreline Municipal Code. A copy may be purchased from Code Publishing, Inc., located at 9410 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle WA 98155, telephone (206) 527-6831 or (800) 551-2633.
Where can I obtain a copy of the current Shoreline Comprehensive Plan?
You can access the current Comprehensive Plan online. Hard-copies are also available for review in the office of Planning & Community Development.
Are Comprehensive Plan Land Use and Zoning maps available to the public?
Both the land use and zoning maps can be downloaded for free as a PDF from the GIS page. 11x17" color hard-copies are also provided in the Planning & Community Development office.
Do I need City approval to start a business in my home?
A city business license is required for doing business in the City of Shoreline. Businesses must comply with the Shoreline Development Code (SMC 20.40.400) and building code regulations. To apply for a business license contact Washington State Department of Licensing or call (360) 664-1400.
How do I report a Development Code violation in my neighborhood?
Please report all suspected code violations to the Customer Response Team (CRT) at (206) 801-2260. CRT will either resolve the problem or refer it the appropriate department. For additional information, visit the Code Enforcement page.