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This section assembles various documents and links to data regarding the City’s plans, programs and presentations, as well as other information that has relevance or implications for the Marina and its development plans and/or processes.

Relevant City Documents
Des Moines Comprehensive Plan (Dec 3, 2020):
This is a State required growth management plan with a City’s 20-year vision.  The City of Des Moines (City) Comprehensive Plan is a 20-year plan that articulates our community’s vision and values about how we will grow into the future. The goals, policies and implementation strategies included in this Plan provide a basis for the City’s regulations and guide future decision-making.  An update to this plan will occur in 2023.
View this file here.

Shoreline Management Program (SMP)
Shoreline Master Programs are both planning and regulatory documents. It consists of a comprehensive use plan, use regulations, maps, diagrams or other descriptive material, statement of desired goals and standards for shorelines of the state [RCW 90.58.030(3)(b)]. SMPs are based on state laws and rules and tailored to local geographic and environmental conditions and existing development patterns
View this file
here.

Parks, Recreations and Senior Services Master Plan (Des 2, 2021)
City required plan submitted to the State with policies and management plans to preserve public open space
View this file here.

Emergency Management Plan
City required plan addressing emergency management operations (refers to Marina area)
View this file here.

City Presentations/Briefings  

- November 18, 2021 Presentation leading to City Council Selection of Parcel A development team

View this file here.

- September 27, 2022 Mayor Mahoney Presentation – Introduction of new Marina Upland Planning

View this file here.

- September 27, 2022 SkyLab Presentation – Introduction of new Marina Upland Planning

View this file here.

- November 9, 2022 Presentation – Mayor Mahoney’s City Update for the Marina Association
View this file
here.

Links to other web-based City Information  
- Des Moines Marina Steps: https://marinasteps.com/

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