Summary: The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) enforces City shoreline regulations and other laws that regulate uses and construction over water. All floating residences must comply with Seattleā€™s Shoreline Master Program (SSMP) rules as contained in Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) Chapter 23.60A. This Tip is a summary; you should consult the code and obtain guidance from SDCI if you are planning to move or change your floating residence.

Date Revised: 03/13/2023

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