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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Fairgrounds Master Plan Draft Open for Public Comment

The Fairgrounds Master Plan Draft is now available for review online at: https://www.sanjuanco.com/1552/Fair-Master-Plan-Update (under “Latest News”). A printed reference copy is also available at the Parks & Fair Administrative Office for in-house re...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

New Vacation Rental Webpage Available

We have published a new webpage with the most requested information regarding vacation rental permits and compliance with the new regulations.  If you are looking for information about how to apply for permit, have an existing permit and want to ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

San Juan County Adopts Real Estate Excise Tax for Affordable Housing

In the November election, San Juan County voters approved a new 0.5% real estate excise tax (REET) to support the development of affordable housing options within the county. The tax will be assessed on the purchase and sale of real property within the co...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

San Juan County Health & Community Services Lopez Clinic moves to new location

San Juan County Health & Community Services is pleased to announce our Lopez clinic has moved to the new Lopez Island Family Resource Center building at 23 Pear Tree Lane, Suite 140.

Health & Community Services provides population-based services an...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Quick Titles Now Available in San Juan County

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Ever needed that car or boat license in a hurry, only to be told it would take six to eight weeks to arrive?  Now, San Juan County residents can walk away from the licensing counter with a clean, valid, same-day Washington State “Quick ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

San Juan Islands Stewardship Guide

Got Visitors?  The San Juan Stewardship Guide is designed to encourage an increased level of environmental stewardship across the islands by visitors and residents alike.  The goal is to promote and distinguish the islands as a destinati...

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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 6, 2018

New Vacation Rental Webpage Available

We have published a new webpage with the most requested information regarding vacation rental permits and compliance with the new regulations.  If you are looking for information about how to apply for permit, have an existing permit and want to ...

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Additional Info... Community Development
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Comprehensive Plan Community Workshops

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The Department of Community Development (DCD) will hold community workshops to gather community input on the Comprehensive Plan update.  Provide input on policy issues that will guide the County through 2036.  Discussion topics will incl...

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Community Development
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Draft Lopez Village Subarea Plan Information

Staff will brief the San Juan County Council and Planning Commission on the Draft Lopez Village Plan (Draft Plan) on August 17, 2017 at joint meeting. This meeting will be held in the County Council Chambers, 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor. It will be li...

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Community Development
Posted on: June 19, 2018

County Council Adopts an Amended Comprehensive Plan Vision with Resolution 27-2018

On June 12, 2018 County Council approved resolution 27-2018, adopting amendments to the Comprehensive Plan Vision. You can read the adopted Vision here and resolution 27-2018 here:  https://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/15816/Resolution-2...

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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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Additional Info... 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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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Comprehensive Plan Community Workshops

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Save the date! Come participate in a workshop on the Comprehensive Plan 2036 update.

The Department of Community Development (DCD) will hold community workshops to gather community input on the Comprehensive Plan update.  Provide input on policy issues that will guide the County through 2036.  Discussion topics will incl...

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Comprehensive Plan Update
Posted on: June 19, 2018

County Council Adopts an Amended Comprehensive Plan Vision with Resolution 27-2018

The County Council adopted an amended Comp. Plan Vision with Resolution 27-2018 on Tuesday June 12, 2018.

On June 12, 2018 County Council approved resolution 27-2018, adopting amendments to the Comprehensive Plan Vision. You can read the adopted Vision here and resolution 27-2018 here:  https://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/15816/Resolution-2...

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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!

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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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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...

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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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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

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Residential and Commercial Burn Permits Open October 1

Burn season is right around the corner and the San Juan County Fire Marshal’s Office and the San Juan County Fire Chiefs Association would like to remind you of a few things to improve the safety of your burning this season.

Burning rules apply t...

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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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Posted on: December 13, 2018

JURY DUTY: DECEMBER 17, 2018 - DECEMBER 21, 2018

FOR THE ONE WEEK JURY TERM OF DECEMBER 17-21, 2018ALL JURORS ARE EXCUSED AND DO NOT NEED TO REPORT FOR JURY DUTY.

 

 

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Fairgrounds Master Plan Draft Open for Public Comment

The Fairgrounds Master Plan Draft is now available for review online at: https://www.sanjuanco.com/1552/Fair-Master-Plan-Update (under “Latest News”). A printed reference copy is also available at the Parks & Fair Administrative Office for in-house re...

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Additional Info... Parks Recreation and Fair

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

New Vacation Rental Webpage Available

We have published a new webpage with the most requested information regarding vacation rental permits and compliance with the new regulations.  If you are looking for information about how to apply for permit, have an existing permit and want to ...

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Additional Info... Permitting & Inspections
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

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

San Juan Islands Stewardship Guide

Got Visitors?  The San Juan Stewardship Guide is designed to encourage an increased level of environmental stewardship across the islands by visitors and residents alike.  The goal is to promote and distinguish the islands as a destinati...

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