Much of the draft Shoreline Master Program has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology, with some changes required for full approval of the program. The City received notification in a letter dated April 22, 2011.
The complete DOE response, including required and suggested changes, is available on the Department of Ecology website
The proposed updated SMP as submitted to DOE is available for review at:
Burien Department of Community Development
400 SW 152nd St., Suite 300
King County Public Library, Burien Branch
Reference Desk, 2nd Floor
400 SW 152nd St.
City of Burien website
Authority to amend the City's Shoreline Master Program is based on Chapter 90.58 RCW, the State Shoreline Management Act, and its implementing rules including Chapter 173-26 WAS, the State Master Program Approval/Amendment Procedures and Master Program Guidelines.
Questions or additional information: Bob Fritzen, Washington State Department of Ecology, (360) 715-5207.