Notice of Comment Period, Open House, and Public Hearing - Shoreline Master Program (SMP) Periodic Review


Shoreline Master Program (SMP) Periodic Review

City of Covington and Department of Ecology

The City of Covington and the Washington State Department of Ecology are accepting comments on a periodic review of Covington’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP) under RCW 90.58.080(4). The City of Covington has prepared draft SMP amendments to keep the SMP current with changes in state law, changes in city plans and regulations, and other changed local circumstances. An Environmental Determination is also being issued for this proposal by the City of Covington (see the details below).

Public comment will be accepted on the proposal from September 28, 2018 to November 1, 2018 at 5:30 PM. All comments received by the City of Covington will be forwarded to the Department of Ecology.

Send comments by email or postal mail to:
Ann Mueller, Senior Planner
Covington Community Development Department
16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100
Covington, WA 98042

A joint local/state public hearing is set for November 1, 2018 at the Covington City Hall. Written and verbal testimony will be accepted beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Proposed amendments to the Covington SMP are available for review at: or at the Covington City Hall at 16720 SE 271st Street. In addition, the City is holding an informational open house on October 4, 2018 at 5:30 PM at Covington City Hall. All are welcome to the open house to learn more about the proposal and to ask questions.