News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2018

Burn Season is Still Open

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Burn season is currently open until the end of May. However, depending on fuel conditions and weather forecasts, San Juan County may extend the burn season into June for residential burn permits only. The Fire Marshal will send a notice to the listserv an...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: May 22, 2018

County Auditor Seeks Writers of Arguments Against Lopez Schools Levy

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In order to ensure an informed electorate, and in accordance with state law, every district that places a measure on a ballot is responsible for appointing committees to write voters’ guide arguments both for and against the proposition. If a di...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Improvements to Local Spill Response Capacity

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As part of ongoing efforts to enhance local capacity to respond to oil and hazardous materials spills, three San Juan County organizations participated in the 2018 Washington State Department of Ecology Spill Response Grant Program. This program helps loc...

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San Juan County Department of Emergency Management * San Juan County News *
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Recording Fees Increase June 7

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Recording fees in Washington State will increase by $25 on June 7, 2018.  The State Legislature increased the surcharge to fight homelessness by $22, from $40 to $62.  It also increased the surcharge for affordable housing programs by $3...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: May 3, 2018

County Seeks Proposals for an Affordable Rental Housing Project on Lopez Island

Following a public hearing on April 24, 2018, San Juan County officially released a Request for Proposals (RFP) to purchase .8083 acres of land situated in Lopez Village for the development of affordable housing rental units. San Juan County seeks an expe...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: April 2, 2018

Request For Proposals To Receive San Juan County Council's Historical Preservation Funds

The San Juan County Council has discretionary funds, generated by recording fees intended to promote historical preservation or historical programs, which may include preservation of historic documents. The Council is currently seeking proposals for proje...

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2018 Historical Preservation - RFP and Application * San Juan County News *
Posted on: February 13, 2018

San Juan Islands Visitor Study *UPDATE*

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Local, state, and federal agencies that manage lands or recreation facilities in the San Juan Islands sponsored a study in 2017 to collect better information about use, impacts, visitors, and preferences for management. The study addresses several questio...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Getting Ready to Build? Request a Critical Area Review!

If you are contemplating land development such as installation of a well, septic system or driveway, demolition or construction of a building including expansion or exterior remodeling, or shoreline tree removal, please submit a request for a Critical Are...

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

Natural Resource Lands Data Indicators, AVAILABLE NOW!

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Check out the new Natural Resource Lands economic data indicators available on the Dept. of Community Development page here: http://www.sanjuanco.com/1360/Natural-Resource-Lands

This page includes interactive charts and graphs to help you explore the infor...

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Click Here for the Data Dashboard * San Juan County News *
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Comprehensive Plan Comment Tool, LIVE NOW!

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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 *

News Flash

Posted on: May 10, 2018

Recording Fees Increase June 7

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Recording fees in Washington State will increase by $25 on June 7, 2018.  The State Legislature increased the surcharge to fight homelessness by $22, from $40 to $62.  It also increased the surcharge for affordable housing programs by $3...

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Auditor News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2018

Burn Season is Still Open

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Burn season is currently open until the end of May. However, depending on fuel conditions and weather forecasts, San Juan County may extend the burn season into June for residential burn permits only. The Fire Marshal will send a notice to the listserv an...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Kidde Smoke Detector Recall

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarm Due to Potential Safety Risk 

 

Recall Summary

Brand Name, Model of Affected Product: Kidde Dual Sensor (Photoelectric and Ionization) Smoke Alarms – Models PI2010 and PI9010

Hazard: A yellow protective ca...

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Kidde Recall Website Fire Marshal
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Fire Extinguisher Recall

38 million fire extinguishers recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of more than 40 million Kidde disposable fire extinguishers sold in the U.S. due to nozzle malfunction. The extinguishers may not work during a fire emerg...

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Additional Info... Fire Marshal

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News Flash

Posted on: April 18, 2018

Booking Fair Entertainment!

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The 2018 San Juan County Fair is sure to be "Rockin'" this year! Each year the Fair hosts various acts from local to regional (Pacific Northwest) and this year is no exception, however, performance slots are filling up fast! Have you ever wanted...

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APPLY TODAY! Parks Recreation and Fair
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Odlin Park Camp Host Wanted!

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San Juan County Parks is looking for a part time seasonal camp host (with a small trailer or RV) to be a presence in beautiful Odlin County Park on Lopez Island to assist the public and park staff.

Position Details include:

Park hosting experience and publi...

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Additional Info... Parks Recreation and Fair
Posted on: April 2, 2018

2018 San Juan County Fair Poster is here!

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The San Juan County Fair is excited to announce the collaborative creation of Grace Brown and Kristine Brown of San Juan Island. Their interpretation of the 2018 theme "Rockin' the Salish Sea" was chosen by the Fair Board as the 2018 Poster! Rea...

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See more Fair posters... Parks Recreation and Fair
Posted on: March 8, 2018

San Juan County Fair calls for local performer applications!

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San Juan County Fair calls for local performer applications! 

Calling all performers for the 2018 San Juan County Fair, applications are being accepted. Performers from the San Juan Islands and surrounding areas are encouraged to apply.

The 2018 Sa...

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Application Info... Parks Recreation and Fair
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Fair Entertainment and Program Sponsorship Opportunities

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Have you ever wondered about alternative ways to support the Fair? Maybe you would have liked to volunteer but have never had the time.  Consider supporting the Fair by becoming a sponsor! If you consider sponsoring, your support earns you Fair s...

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Sponsorship Info... Parks Recreation and Fair
Posted on: February 27, 2018

2018 Drive-In Movies at the Fairgrounds

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The 2018 line-up is here! Three drive-in movies are scheduled at the San Juan County Fairgrounds, mark your calendars!Friday May 18th - The Neverending StoryFriday June 15th - The Creature from the Black LagoonFriday July 13th - Grease

Plan an outing with ...

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Additional Info... Parks Recreation and Fair
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Accepting Fair Vendors for 2018 San Juan County Fair!

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Have you or your business ever considered participating in the San Juan County Fair? Reach residents from all over San Juan County and tourists at the largest event in the County---become a vendor!

If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please conside...

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APPLY TODAY Parks Recreation and Fair