Posted on: November 14, 2017

Don't Miss Out, Comprehensive Plan Survey ends Nov. 30

2017-11-1_Survey_Flier_final

Time is running out, LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD.  San Juan County is conducting a survey to get feedback on the Comprehensive Plan Vision Statement.  We have already received some great feedback but something is missing... YOUR THOUGHTS! Th...

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Additional Info... * San Juan County News *
Posted on: November 9, 2017

2018 Dog Licenses Available November 15

Tucker 2017 for PR

Tucker, a 13-year old black lab with a distinctive skill, received the first dog license of 2018 at the Auditor’s Office.  Dog tags will be available for all dogs starting November 15 at eight San Juan County locations.

Tucker recently r...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: November 9, 2017

ASSESSED VALUE AND LEVY RATES

The assessor’s office mailed change of value notices on November 1 with 2017 values for 2018 tax calculations. Assessed values represent 100% of market value as best determined by current market data as of January 1, 2017. Many properties increa...

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Additional Info... * San Juan County News *
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Additional Flu Vaccination Clinics Scheduled

San Juan County Health and Community Services has scheduled additional flu vaccination clinics for the month of November.  For additional information on dates, times, and locations see the Immunization flyer that is linked to the San Juan County ...

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Additional Info... * San Juan County News *
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Comprehensive Plan Vision Check-in Survey NOW OPEN!

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Please participate in the Department of Community Development’s online survey regarding the Comprehensive Plan Vision Statement. The survey is intended to provide the opportunity for residents to give input on the Vision Statement.  Residents tha...

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The survey is available here! * San Juan County News *
Posted on: October 24, 2017

Orcas Village Park and Ride Grand Opening!

Entrance

San Juan County will hold a grand opening at 1:00 pm Tuesday, October 31st 2017 for the Orcas Village Park and Ride. The opening will be on site, located at 105 Orcas Hill Road.

 

The Orcas Village Park and Ride will be open to the public, free of ...

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Additional Info... * San Juan County News *
Posted on: October 19, 2017

New Shoreline Regulations Effective October 30

The updated regulations go into effect on Monday, October 30, 2017. Applications submitted to the SJC Department of Community Development after October 30th must meet these new regulations.  Beginning on October 30th, Pre-Application Meetings are...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Comp Plan Land Capacity Analysis Methodology draft /2nd Housing Needs Assessment draft Available

Comp Plan Land Capacity Analysis Methodology draft/2nd Housing Needs Assessment draft Available

The draft Land Capacity Analysis Methodology and the 2nd Draft Housing Needs Assessment are available for public review. Presentations on these documents will b...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Comprehensive Plan Comment Tool, LIVE NOW!

Public Comment Tool

Now is the time to get your comments in on San Juan County's Comprehensive Plan Update!  After the Pop-Up Studios and Community Workshops last week we know there are plenty of comments out there and would love to gather even more of them. &nb...

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Comprehensive Plan Public Comment Tool * San Juan County News *
Posted on: August 10, 2017

2036 Comprehensive Plan Update documents available for review

The preliminary drafts of the Housing Needs Assessment and the Capital Facilities and Utilities Inventories for the 2036 Comprehensive Plan update have been released for preliminary review. These documents are posted on the County website: http://sanjuanc...

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Comprehensive Plan Draft Documents * San Juan County News *

Posted on: November 14, 2017

Don't Miss Out, Comprehensive Plan Survey ends Nov. 30

2017-11-1_Survey_Flier_final

Time is running out, LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD.  San Juan County is conducting a survey to get feedback on the Comprehensive Plan Vision Statement.  We have already received some great feedback but something is missing... YOUR THOUGHTS! Th...

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Additional Info... Community Development
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Comprehensive Plan Vision Check-in Survey NOW OPEN!

2017-11-1_Survey_Flier_final

Please participate in the Department of Community Development’s online survey regarding the Comprehensive Plan Vision Statement. The survey is intended to provide the opportunity for residents to give input on the Vision Statement.  Residents tha...

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Additional Info... Community Development
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Land Capacity Analysis Methodology Story Map Available Now!

What is the Story Map about?

The Department of Community Development is in the process of developing a Land Capacity Analysis (LCA) Methodology.  A story map walking through the methodology is available here.  This map walks through the s...

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Check out the Story Map here! Community Development
Posted on: October 19, 2017

New Shoreline Regulations Effective October 30.

The updated shoreline regulations go into effect on Monday October 30, 2017. Applications submitted to SJC Department of Community Development on this date must meet the new regulations. After October 30th, a Pre-application meeting is required p...

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Community Development
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Comp Plan draft Land Capacity Analysis Methodology/2nd draft Housing Needs Assessment Available

The draft Land Capacity Analysis Methodology and the 2nd Draft Housing Needs Assessment are available for public review. Presentations on these documents will be live-streamed at the following briefings:

County Council: October 16, 2017

Planning Commission:...

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Community Development
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Comprehensive Plan Comment Tool, LIVE NOW!

Public Comment Tool

Now is the time to get your comments in on San Juan County's Comprehensive Plan Update!  After the Pop-Up Studios and Community Workshops last week we know there are plenty of comments out there and would love to gather even more of them. &nb...

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Comprehensive Plan Public Comment Tool Community Development
Posted on: August 31, 2017

2036 Comprehensive Plan Update documents available for review

The preliminary drafts of the Housing Needs Assessment and the Capital Facilities and Utilities Inventories for the 2036 Comprehensive Plan update have been released for preliminary review. These documents are posted on the County website: http://sanjuanc...

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Comprehensive Plan Draft Documents Community Development
Posted on: August 9, 2017

Preliminary Draft Housing Needs Assessment Available For Review

The preliminary draft of the Housing Needs Assessment is available for public review and comment.  This is the first step in amending Element 5 Housing and Appendix 5 Housing Needs Assessment of the Comprehensive Plan.  A preliminary rev...

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Additional Info... Community Development
Posted on: August 8, 2017

County Council Adopts 2036 Population Projection

County Council signed Resolution 27 - 2017 adopting a 2036 permanent population as the basis of the Comprehensive Plan update.  A County population of 19, 243 in 2036 is consistent with the range of population figures provided by the OFM and is c...

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Additional Info... Community Development
Posted on: May 15, 2017

FEMA Flood Risk Open House

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) held a Flood Risk Open House on May 10th in Friday Harbor addressing the new flood insurance rate mapping process. Newly released preliminary flood maps provide updated flood hazard areas along the coastlines...Read on...

Community Development
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Population Projection Proposed for the 2036 Comprehensive Plan Update

On Monday, April 17, 2017, the San Juan County Council was briefed on the Department of Community Development’s recommended twenty-year population projection.  The discussion may be viewed at: http://www.sanjuanco.com/903/Counc...

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Community Development
Posted on: February 15, 2017

2017 DETACHED ADU CONVERSION PERMIT LOTTERY

San Juan County Department of Community Development (DCD) will hold a lottery for ADU conversion permits, open to the public, on March 8, 2017, at 11:30 am, at the front counter in the DCD office at 135 Rhone St, Friday Harbor, WA. &...

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Community Development

Posted on: November 14, 2017

Don't Miss Out, Comprehensive Plan Survey ends Nov. 30

2017-11-1_Survey_Flier_final

Don't miss out on your chance to weigh in on the Comprehensive Plan Vision Statement by taking our survey! The survey is live through November 30, please take a few minutes to let us know what you think.

Time is running out, LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD.  San Juan County is conducting a survey to get feedback on the Comprehensive Plan Vision Statement.  We have already received some great feedback but something is missing... YOUR THOUGHTS! Th...

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Additional Info... Comprehensive Plan Update
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Comprehensive Plan Vision Check-in Survey NOW OPEN!

2017-11-1_Survey_Flier_final

A new survey is now available! The survey is intended to provide the opportunity for residents to give input on the Vision Statement. This is your chance to weigh in on the Vision Statement, take the survey here:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K95TNK5

Please participate in the Department of Community Development’s online survey regarding the Comprehensive Plan Vision Statement. The survey is intended to provide the opportunity for residents to give input on the Vision Statement.  Residents tha...

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Additional Info... Comprehensive Plan Update
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Housing Needs Assessment Second Draft Available for Public Comment

The second draft of the Housing Needs Assessment is now available. This draft incorporates public comments and review of the preliminary draft. It can be viewed under the 'housing' tab here: http://sanjuanco.com/1306/Comprehensive-Plan-Elements

The second draft of the Housing Needs Assessment is now available.  Prepared by staff, this technical report will guide the future Comprehensive Plan updates by providing analysis of future housing needs.  This analysis is based, in part...

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Additional Info... Comprehensive Plan Update
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Land Capacity Analysis Methodology Available for Public Comment

The initial draft of the Land Capacity Analysis Methodology is now available. It can be viewed at the following link under "Land Capacity Analysis":
http://sanjuanco.com/1306/Comprehensive-Plan-Elements

The Land Capacity Analysis Methodology will define how staff conducts the upcoming Land Capacity Analysis.  The Land Capacity Analysis is a technical report on development potential under the Comprehensive Plan and current Land Use regulations. &...

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Additional Info... Comprehensive Plan Update
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Comprehensive Plan Comment Tool, LIVE NOW!

Public Comment Tool

San Juan County's Public Comment Map Tool is LIVE NOW! Use this tool to mark geographically specific comments regarding the elements of the County's Comprehensive Plan. Tell your neighbors, friends and family to let their voice be heard!

Now is the time to get your comments in on San Juan County's Comprehensive Plan Update!  After the Pop-Up Studios and Community Workshops last week we know there are plenty of comments out there and would love to gather even more of them. &nb...

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Comprehensive Plan Public Comment Tool Comprehensive Plan Update
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Preliminary Draft of 2036 Comprehensive Plan Utility Inventory Available for Review

The Preliminary Draft of the Utility Inventory for the 2036 Comprehensive Plan update is available for review

The Preliminary Draft of the Utility Inventory for the 2036 Comprehensive Plan update has been posted.  Citizens are invited to review the update and submit feedback on
its refinement . You may do this by:

1.    Marking...

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Additional Info... Comprehensive Plan Update
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Preliminary Draft of 2036 Capital Facilities Inventory Available for Review

The Preliminary Draft of the Capital Facilities for the 2036 Comprehensive Plan update has been posted

The Preliminary Draft of the
Capital Facilities for the 2036 Comprehensive Plan update has beenposted.  Citizens are invited to review the update and submit feedback on
its refinement . You may do this by:

 

1.   &...

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Additional Info... Comprehensive Plan Update
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Preliminary Draft Housing Needs Assessment

The preliminary draft of the Housing Needs Assessment is available for public review and comment. This is the first step in amending Element 5 Housing

The preliminary draft of the Housing Needs Assessment is available for public review and comment. This is the first step in amending Element 5 Housing and Appendix 5 Housing Needs Assessment of the Comprehensive Plan.  A preliminary revi...

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Additional Info... Comprehensive Plan Update
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Visioning and Natural Resources Scopes of Work

We are pleased to have contracted with Community Attributes Inc. to begin work on our Comprehensive Plan Vision

We are pleased to have contracted with Community Attributes Inc. http://communityattributes.com/ to begin work on our Comprehensive Plan Vision check-in and review of our Natural Resource Land designations (part of the Land Use Element). Studio C...

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Additional Info... Comprehensive Plan Update
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Population Projection Proposed for the 2036 Comprehensive Plan Update

On Monday, April 17, 2017, the San Juan County Council was briefed on the Department of Community Development’s recommended twenty-year population projection.

The discussion may be viewed at: http://www.sanjuanco.com/903/Council-Agendas-and-Video as soon as Council’s videos are posted this week.

The Department of Community Development recommended the adoption of a 2036 County population of 19,423. &...

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Comprehensive Plan Update

Posted on: April 25, 2017

FAC Regular Meeting Wednesday May 3

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday May 3 2017 from 8:30 - 10:30am. The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be pos...

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Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: April 1, 2017

FAC Regular Meeting Thursday April 6

San Juan County FAC will hold an abbreviated regular meeting on Thursday April 6 2017 from 8:30 - 9:30am. The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agend...

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Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: February 23, 2017

WSF to close Call Center on weekends

WSF has announced that, beginning in early March, the Customer Service  Call Center will no longer be open on weekends due to budgetary constraints. What this means is that travelers without internet access will not be able to get information or ...

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Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: February 1, 2017

FAC Regular Meeting Wednesday March 8

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday March 8 2017 from 8:30 - 10:30am. The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be p...

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Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: January 1, 2017

No FAC meeting in February

There is no regular FAC meeting scheduled for February 2017.

Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: January 8, 2017

FAC Regular Meeting Wednesday Jan 11

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday Jan 11 2017 from 8:30 - 10:30am. The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be po...

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Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: September 20, 2016

FAC regular meeting Wednesday Nov 16

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday Oct 12 from 8:30 - 10:30am. The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be pos...Read on...

FAC Agendas and Minutes Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: September 20, 2016

FAC Regular Meeting Wednesday Oct 12

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday Oct 12 from 8:30 - 10:30am. The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be po...Read on...

FAC Agendas and Minutes Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: September 1, 2016

FAC regular meeting Wednesday Sept 7

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting on Sept 7 from 8:30 - 10:30am in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be posted here prior to the meeting:Read on...

FAC Agendas and Minutes Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: August 8, 2016

WSF Public Meetings August 9-11

Washington State Ferries Assistant Secretary Lynne Griffith will travel to the San Juan Islands for three days beginning Tuesday, August 9, to meet with local officials and the public.

At a series of four community meetings on all ferry-served islands,...Click for details...

Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: July 27, 2016

No Regular FAC Meeting in August

There will be no regular FAC meeting in August. The next regular meeting will be Wednesday Sept 7.

FAC and WSF will be hosting public meetings on all four ferry-served islands Aug 9-11, check back for details.

Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: June 11, 2016

FAC regular meeting Wednesday July 13 in Friday Harbor

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting from 8:30 - 10:30am in the Council meeting room at the County offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be posted here prior to the meeting.Click here for more details

FAC Agendas and Minutes Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: June 11, 2016

FAC Public Forum Wed. June 15 on Orcas Island

The San Juan County Ferry Advisory Committee will be holding a public forum on Wednesday June 15, 4-6pm in the Eastsound Fire hall at 45 Lavender Lane.

The FAC is a volunteer committee appointed by the county council to provide a liaison with Washingt...click for more details...

Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: May 11, 2016

FAC regular meeting Wednesday June 8 on Lopez Island

A regular meeting of the San Juan County Ferry Advisory Committee will be held Wednesday June 8, 2016 from 1:30 to 3:30 on Lopez Island, at the Lopez Library at 2225 Fisherman Bay Road, Lopez Island.

The public is welcome to attend, and time will be s...Read on...

FAC Agendas and Minutes Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: May 16, 2016

FAC Public Forum on San Juan Island

The San Juan County Ferry Advisory Committee held a public forum on Monday May 23, 4-6pm in the County Council meeting room at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor.

The forum was recorded with the help of county staff, and is available at the address below.
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Click here for video... Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: April 20, 2016

FAC Regular Meeting Wednesday May 11 in Friday Harbor

A regular meeting of the San Juan County Ferry Advisory Committee will be held Wednesday May 11, 2016 from 8:30 to 10:30 in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second Street, in Friday Harbor.

FAC Agendas and Minutes Ferry Advisory Committee

Posted on: October 23, 2017

Fall is here. Check you smoke and CO detectors.

The time of year has come where household heating units, wood stoves, and fire places are being used more and more, that makes it a great time to check the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors.

Fire Marshal
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Residential Burning Opens Monday, October 2, 2017

Residential burning season will be opening, on Monday, October 2nd. Permits can be
obtained at your local fire district station; Lopez, Orcas, San Juan, and Shaw.They also can be obtained online by following this link:  http://www.sanjuanco.co...

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Fire Marshal

Posted on: November 21, 2017

For the Jury Term beginning Monday, November 27, 2017

Jurors in groups 1 through 5 are instructed to report for jury duty starting on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 8:30am in the lobby of the courthouse located in Friday Harbor.Jurors in group 6 are excused from jury duty for the entire jury duty term.

If you h...

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Jury Duty

Posted on: November 7, 2017

WANTED: Day Park Volunteers!

Parks Logo Box

The San Juan County Parks, Recreation, and Fair department is inviting community members to become day park volunteers (opportunities available on different islands). Volunteers can participate in weekly monitoring and/or light litter pick-up, and are inv...

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Additional Volunteer Info... Parks Recreation and Fair
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Winter Flea Market: December 2nd, 9:00am-1:00pm

Flea Craft FALL

Now Accepting Vendors!The final San Juan County Fairgrounds Flea Market of the year's date is official! Grab your calendar and pencil us in Saturday December 2nd, 9:00am to 1:00pm--plan to sell, shop, OR have a booth buddy and shop AND sell! It's always t...

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Sign-Up Today.... Parks Recreation and Fair

Posted on: April 18, 2017

Population Projection Proposed for the 2036 Comprehensive Plan Update

On Monday, April 17, 2017, the San Juan County Council was briefed on the Department of Community Development’s recommended twenty-year population projection.  The discussion may be viewed at: http://www.sanjuanco.com/903/Council-Agendas...

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Permitting & Inspections
Posted on: February 15, 2017

2017 DETACHED ADU CONVERSION PERMIT LOTTERY

San Juan County Department of Community Development (DCD) will hold a lottery for ADU conversion permits, open to the public, on March 8, 2017, at 11:30 am, at the front counter in the DCD office at 135 Rhone St, Friday Harbor, WA. &...

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Permitting & Inspections

Posted on: October 18, 2017

New Shoreline Regulations Effective Monday, October 30th

The updated regulations go into effect on Monday, October 30, 2017

After this date,  a pre-application meeting is required prior to submittal of Shoreline Substantial Development Permits, Shoreline Conditional Use Permits and Shoreline ...

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Shoreline Master Program Update