Vacation Rental Code Amendment

San Juan County is considering amendments to SJCC 18.40.270 the county's vacation rental regulations for single family residences.  The proposed amendments would better address neighborhood nuisance issues such as garbage, water use, traffic, noise and parking. It would also require fire and life safety inspections, property management plans and renewal of permits every five years.

The next steps in the process are:
Public comment period through April 20, 2017
Planning Commission Public Hearing April 21, 2017 

How to Comment

Comments can be emailed to Erika Shook, Director of Community Development at or send by regular mail to San Juan County Department of Community Development, PO Box 947, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, or delivered in person to 135 Rhone Street.