Posted on: February 21, 2018

County Medication Take Back Program Removes 600 lbs. Annually

Wondering how to safely dispose of expired and unused medications? Take the medications to one for the five permanent Drop Off Bins located throughout the County for free disposal. The Drop Off bins are located at:

  • San Juan Island Sheriff’s Office (Availab...
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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: February 20, 2018

San Juan County’s Civic Campus Planning Project

San Juan County’s Civic Campus Planning Project

Over the years, the County has been looking towards a new Civic Campus to bring specific departments together in an effort to increase efficiencies, reduce operating costs, and provide better service to Count...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Explore the Draft Lopez Village Subarea Plan

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Lopez Village Subarea Plan Pop-Up StudioFriday, February 23, 2018, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Lopez Village Market________________________________________Find out more about the Lopez Village Subarea plan!Lopez Village Planning and Review Committee seeks...

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* 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: February 1, 2018

Dog Licenses - Happiness for just $15

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A San Juan County resident traveled to Los Angeles with her dog.  A mishap occurred, and the dog ran off.  A Los Angeles resident found the dog and called the Auditor’s office, because the dog was wearing a San Juan County dog ...

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

2018 Tax Roll Completion

In accordance with RCW 84.56.020, I, Rhonda Pederson, San Juan County Treasurer, am providing notification that the 2018 tax roll has been completed.  All real and personal property taxes and assessments are due and payable to the San Juan County...

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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: January 10, 2018

2018 Docket: Propose amendments to Comp. Plan and UDC

The deadline for proposed amendments to the San Juan County Comprehensive Plan and Uniform Development Code (UDC) is 4:30 pm March 1, 2018. 

The Growth Management Act at RCW 36.70A.470(2) allows interested persons including applicants, citizens, h...

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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!

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: February 16, 2018

Plan Ahead for Permitting

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Critical Area and Cultural Resource Assessments, and pre-applications are available at the Department of Community Development (DCD) at no cost to applicants. Having this done prior to making application for a permit saves time in submission and review pr...

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Forms available here . . . Community Development
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Explore the Draft Lopez Village Subarea Plan

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Lopez Village Subarea Plan Pop-Up StudioFriday, February 23, 2018, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Lopez Village Market________________________________________Find out more about the Lopez Village Subarea plan!Lopez Village Planning and Review Committee seeks...

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Community Development
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... Community Development
Posted on: January 10, 2018

2018 Docket: propose amendments to Comp. Plan and UDC

The deadline for proposed amendments to the San Juan County Comprehensive Plan and Uniform Development Code (UDC) is 4:30 pm March 1, 2018. 

The Growth Management Act at RCW 36.70A.470(2) allows interested persons including applicants, citizens, h...

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Additional Info... Community Development
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 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 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: February 14, 2018

Explore the Draft Lopez Village Subarea Plan

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Find our more about the Draft Lopez Village Subarea Plan at a pop-up studio. The pop-up studio will be held February 23, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Lopez Village Market.

Lopez Village Subarea Plan Pop-Up StudioFriday, February 23, 2018, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Lopez Village Market________________________________________Find out more about the Lopez Village Subarea plan!Lopez Village Planning and Review Committee seeks...

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Comprehensive Plan Update
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Natural Resource Lands Data Indicators, AVAILABLE NOW!

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The Natural Resource Lands Economic Data Indicators are available now! Check out the interactive charts and graphs summarizing agricultural, forestry, and mining resource lands in San Juan County.

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 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: 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: 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

Posted on: February 14, 2018

JURY DUTY: FEBRUARY 20 -23, 2018

FOR THE TERM THAT BEGINS ON FEBRUARY 20TH AND ENDS ON FEBRUARY 23RD, JURORS IN GROUPS 1, 2, 3 AND 4 WILL NEED TO REPORT FOR JURY DUTY ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND AT 8:30 AM IN THE MAIN FLOOR LOBBY OF THE COURTHOUSE IN FRIDAY HARBOR. JURORS IN GROUPS 1, 2, ...

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Jury Duty

Posted on: February 14, 2018

Explore the Draft Lopez Village Subarea Plan

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Lopez Village Subarea Plan Pop-Up StudioFriday, February 23, 2018, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Lopez Village Market________________________________________Find out more about the Lopez Village Subarea plan!Lopez Village Planning and Review Committee seeks...

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Lopez Village Subarea Plan

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

Posted on: February 16, 2018

Plan Ahead for Permitting

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Critical Area and Cultural Resource Assessments, and pre-applications are available at the Department of Community Development (DCD) at no cost to applicants. Having this done prior to making application for a permit saves time in submission and review pr...

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Forms available here . . . Permitting & Inspections