Posted on: April 24, 2017

Candidate Filing Week

If you have ever wanted to be an elected official, now is your chance. Candidate filing for positions open for election in 2017 is about to begin.

The San Juan County Elections Office will accept online candidate filings from 9 am on Monday, May 15, throug...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Cyclist's Guide Maps Now Available Online

Cyclist's Guides for Lopez, Orcas, and San Juan Islands are now available for download on the County's Open Data website.  

(http://data.sjcgis.org/datasets?q=bicycling&sort_by=relevance)

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Cyclist's Guide
Posted on: April 13, 2017

Property taxes due April 30

San Juan County Treasurer, Rhonda Pederson would like to remind county property owners that the first installment of property taxes and personal property taxes are due April 30. 

Because the day falls on a weekend, mailed payments must be federally po...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Odlin South Lopez Island

The DRAFT Management and Stewardship Plan and Appendix A Ecological Assessment for Odlin South are now available for review. Comments will be accepted through May 5th. We hope you'll take a few moments to review this document and submit your thoughts. You...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Draft Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs) Available

The county has received draft digital flood map layers from FEMA that include base flood elevations.   The County has begun to use the base flood elevation information in the DFIRMs rather than requiring a determination from a federal agency. &am...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

San Juan County bond rating upgraded

San Juan County Treasurer Rhonda Pederson was notified last week of an upgrade in the County’s bond rating, from Aa3 to Aa2.

The upgrade followed an announcement in December that Moody’s Investors Service would be eliminating the distinctio...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

2017 Tax Roll has been certified

Pursuant to RCW 84.56.020, I, Rhonda Pederson, San Juan County Treasurer, hereby certify that the 2017 tax roll has been completed and is ready for collection beginning January 23, 2017.

Please note that the 2017 tax statements are tentatively scheduled to...

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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-a...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

SMP Update

Following the State’s public comment period and review, the
Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) provided the County withformal comments on the updated Shoreline Master Program.  Ecology’s comments identify specifi...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

FLOOD RISK OPEN HOUSE

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released preliminary draft maps for flood areas along the San Juan County coastlines including the Town of Friday Harbor.  What this means for property owners will be discussed during an open house ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Draft Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs) Available

The county has received draft digital flood map layers from FEMA that include base flood elevations.   The County has begun to use the base flood elevation information in the DFIRMs rather than requiring a determination from a federal agency. &am...

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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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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Major Update to the County "Recorded Plats, Surveys, & Condos" map

Recorded Plats, Surveys, & Condos Map Screen Shot

The San Juan County "Recorded Plats, Surveys, & Condos" map was first released in 2014 with very approximate and often erroneous locations of recorded documents. About a year ago, the San Juan County GIS team collaborated with the County Ass...

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Plats, Surveys, & Condos Web Map
Posted on: September 20, 2016

San Juan County GIS - New Open Data Website

Open Data aims to improve public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated and maintained by public institutions. The new San Juan County Open Data website allows you to do more with public data. You can filter data, use charts to visualiz...Read on...

San Juan County Open Data Website

Posted on: April 19, 2017

Drive-Ins at the Fairgrounds

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It’s almost that time of year again—Drive-In Season! This season, the San Juan County Fairgrounds is featuring three films:

June 23rd: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

June 30th: Sixteen Candles

July 7th: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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Drive-In Information
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Spring Flea Market April 29th

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The 2017 Spring Flea Market is Saturday, April 29th 9:00am until 2:00pm  (yes, two extra hourslonger than previous markets!) in the main building at the San Juan County Fairgrounds. Spaces are already filling up—Are you interested in becomi...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

The San Juan County Fair calls for local performer applications!

Kubatana Marimba at the 2016 Fair

Friday Harbor, San Juan County:  Calling all performers for the 2017 San Juan County Fair, applications are being accepted.  Performers from the San Juan Islands and surrounding areas are encouraged to apply online today!  

The 2017 San Juan...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

San Juan County Fair is now accepting 2017 Fair Vendors!

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Do you own a business, run an organization, or have a craft you’d like to share with the islands community? Consider having a booth at San Juan County Fair! The Fair is now accepting vendor booth applications for 2017. As the largest event in Sa...

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