Shoreline borders Seattle on the north and is one of Washington's
newest cities, having been incorporated on August 31, 1995. With a population
of over 53,000, it was Washington's fifteenth largest city in 2007 and the
sixth largest city in King County.
Recognized nationally for its fine educational programs, the Shoreline School District receives widespread community support. Public schools include two high schools, two middle schools, nine elementary schools and one K-8 community school and there are also several private schools.
Shoreline lies between the shores of Puget Sound and Lake Washington, enjoying both saltwater and freshwater beaches and numerous parks and playgrounds.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHERE ARE THE CITY OF SHORELINE OFFICES LOCATED?
The City offices are located at the following address:
17544 Midvale Avenue North
Shoreline, WA 98133-4921
Telephone: 206-801-2700 (General information, customer service)
WHAT DOES THE SHORELINE-LAKE FOREST PARK ARTS COUNCIL DO?
The Shoreline-LFP Arts Council is a community-based arts organization whose mission is to nurture and support the arts. The Shoreline-LFP Arts Council values the arts as basic to the human spirit, as creative connections to a diverse world, and as a measure of civilization. The vision of the Council is that the arts will be a valued and integral part of the Shoreline/Lake Forest Park community thus ensuring a high quality of life for all residents and the community as a whole. For additional information, call 206-417-4645, or write 18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155, or e-mail email@example.com.
WHAT IS THE LATEST POPULATION FIGURE FOR SHORELINE?
Population as of April 2007: 53,190
DOES SHORELINE HAVE A BUILDING DEPARTMENT?
Yes, it is called "Planning & Development Services." The Planning & Development Services Group provides services on the following topics:
• Land use
• Civil engineering
• Permit reviews
• Public information on development proposals
• Prepares new ordinances & code amendments
• Hazardous permits
• Provides input into the comprehensive planning process
IS CITY HALL WHERE DISTRICT COURT IS LOCATED?
No. Shoreline District Court is a King County building, located at 18050 Meridian Avenue North.
The phone number is 206-205-9200.
WHOM DO I CONTACT TO SCHEDULE PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURAL SERVICES?
information about classes, camps, scheduling athletic fields and more, please call, 206-801-2600.
IS THERE A NEWSPAPER IN THE SHORELINE AREA?
The Shoreline Journal is published monthly on the first Tuesday of the month.
Read the Shoreline Area News blog online for news, events and information about Shoreline and Lake Forest Park.
DOES THE CITY OF SHORELINE ISSUE PET LICENSES?
Yes. Pet licenses may be obtained from the City of Shoreline Clerk's office. For more information call the Clerk's Office at 206-801-2230.
WHERE IS THE SHORELINE POOL LOCATED?
The Shoreline Pool is located at 19030 First Avenue Northeast which is just north of the Shoreline Community Center. Call 206-801-2650 for more information.
WHERE CAN I FIND LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION FOR COLLEGE?
Shoreline Rotary awards scholarships each year. Contact your school counselor for more information.
Pacific Northwest Scholarship Guide is a regional online resource that helps students find scholarships
The Lions Clubs offer scholarship. Contact the local Lions club which is located in Lake City.
The Lake City Elks Lodge Post 1800, located at 14540 Bothell Way in Lake Forest Park has a scholarship program.
Links to Shoreline sites
City of Shoreline
Richmond Beach Community Association
Center for Human Services
King County District Court, Shoreline Division
Shoreline Chamber of Commerce
Shoreline Community College
Shoreline Historical Museum
Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center
Shoreline School District
July 5, 2011