The Anacortes Municipal Code is applicable to all land and land uses within the corporate limits of the City of Anacortes, and the city’s urban growth area, except as pre-empted by law or interlocal agreement.
Anacortes Comprehensive Plan - effective as of July 2016
The Anacortes Comprehensive Plan looks forward to 2036, provides a vision for the future, identifies goals and policies to achieve that vision, creates a basis for the City’s regulations and guides future decision-making.
View current updates to the Comprehensive Plan HERE
Shoreline Master Program (SMP) - effective as of September 2010
The Anacortes Shoreline Master Program is a planning document that outlines goals and policies for the use, development, protection, and restoration of shorelines of the City. It is also a regulatory ordinance with regulations for development intended to implement the goals and policies.