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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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Global Recycling Restrictions Impact San Juan Island

The global recycling issue referred to as China’s “Green Sword” is impacting recycling outlets throughout North America, including here on San Juan Island.  Due to this issue, Lautenbach Industries, the contractor managing the San Juan Transfer S...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: October 5, 2017

County Council Adopts Shoreline Master Program (SMP) Update

County Council Adopts Shoreline Master Program (SMP) Update Thank you for your interest and engagement during the SMP update process. San Juan County updated its SMP in accordance with the state Shoreline Management Act with the overall goal of preventing...

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

2018 Preliminary Budget Published

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The 2018 Preliminary Budget for San Juan County has been published. With a theme of “Budgeting for Uncertain Times,” the 2018 budget has been the most challenging to compile in years. Revenues are projected to be flat, while expenditures continue to incre...

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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: October 5, 2017

Property taxes due October 31

San Juan County Treasurer, Rhonda Pederson would like to remind county property owners that the second installment of property taxes and personal property taxes are due October 31. 

Mailed payments must be federally postmarked or brought to the tr...

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Additional Info... * San Juan County News *
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Fall is Flu Clinic Time

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Flu season is here and it is time to get your flu shot!  San Juan County Health and Community Services will be offering the following flu vaccine clinics: 

By appointment: Call 360-378-4474 to schedule

San Juan Health & Commun...

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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: 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 5, 2017

County Council Adopts Shoreline Master Program (SMP) Update

County Council Adopts Shoreline Master Program (SMP) Update Thank you for your interest and engagement during the SMP update process. San Juan County updated its SMP in accordance with the state Shoreline Management Act with the overall goal of preventing...

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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: July 19, 2017

NOTICE TO BUILDERS IN SAN JUAN COUNTY

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Beginning September 1, 2017, San Juan County will enforce the requirement of the Washington State Energy Code Section R403.7.1 for all new construction and major remodels.

Electric Resistance Zone Heated Units:

All detached one- and two-family dwellings and...

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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: 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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Posted on: September 27, 2017

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

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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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