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Posted on: June 8, 2018

New Vacation Rental Permit Application Form

The Department of Community Development has updated the vacation rental permit application form.  The new form includes a list of information to be included with the application to help applicants submit complete applications.  

The new a...

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Community Development
Posted on: May 31, 2018

All residential burn permits will expire at noon on June 15th

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Fire Risk Level - Moderate; time limitation - burning in the morning only. Unless there is a burn ban in effect, campfires will continue to be allowed in contained fire pits no larger than 2’ by 2’ in size, burning fire wood only, not ...

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Community Development
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: 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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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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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!

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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 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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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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