Current Use Timber Land

Please direct all questions regarding the application process and status of your application to Community Development at 360-378-2354.


Qualifying Definition

Any parcel of land five or more acres or multiple parcels of land that are contiguous and total five or more acres which is or are devoted to the growth and harvest of timber for commercial purposes. Timber land means the land only and does not include a residential homesite. The term includes land used for incidental uses that are harvesting of timber but no more than 10% of the land may be used for such incidental uses. 

Application Process

Where do I file the application?
The application for open space classification is filed with San Juan County Community Development. Please direct all questions regarding the application process and status of your application to Community Development.

The contact information for Community Development is:

Physical AddressMailing AddressPhone Number
Community Development
135 Rhone Street
Friday Harbor, WA  98250
Community Development
PO Box 947
Friday Harbor, WA  98250
360-378-2354