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: 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-and-Video as soon as Council’s videos are posted this week.

The Department of Community Development recommended the adoption of a 2036 County population of 19,423. &nbs...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFPs)

Full RFPs are now posted. San Juan County is seeking RFPs from qualified consultants to work on aspects of the SJC Comprehensive Plan Update.

San Juan County is seeking RFPs from qualified consultants to work on aspects of the SJC Comprehensive Plan Update.  Proposals are encouraged from consulting firms with expertise in the Growth Management Act to assist with comprehensive planning...

Individual RFPs are available here:

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Posted on: July 18, 2016

Seeking A Vision for Eastsound: An invitation to Engage

Eastsound Plan Review Committee member, Bob Maynard and community member, Jim Jonassen have written a report illustrating ideas about Eastsound's future. The report includes planning and visual analysis of the village core and other features.

A hard copy of the report is available at the Orcas Island library. An electronic copy can be downloaded at: http://www.orcaslibrary.org/docs/vision4eastsound.pdf

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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 with formal comments on the updated Shoreline Master Program.  Ecology’s comments identify specific changes to Ordin...

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