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Posted on: May 30, 2018

[ARCHIVED] 2018 Annual Docket Public Hearing June 15, 2018 at or after 9 am

The San Juan County Council will hold a special meeting and joint public hearing with the Planning Commission for the purpose of receiving testimony on the 2018 Annual Docket.  The annual docket is a process through which members of the community can request changes to the County’s Comprehensive Plan and Unified Development Code.  For a complete description of the process, see San Juan County Code 18.90.020.  Annual docket items are considered for addition to the 2019 Department of Community Development (DCD) work program.  Requests for San Juan County Comprehensive Plan map amendments will be considered during the update of that plan.

The hearing will begin at or after 9 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2018 at the County Council Chambers, 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, WA.  Interested parties are encouraged to attend the hearing, and submit written or oral comments regarding the staff recommendation.

The staff report, including copies of the 2018 Annual Docket requests, will be filed at the Department of Community Development (DCD), 135 Rhone Street, Friday Harbor, WA and posted on the DCD webpage ten days prior to the hearing.  Please review the staff report dated May 30, 2018, at The staff report may be obtained from DCD during business days between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and upon request will be mailed without charge. 

How to Comment: The official comment period is Wednesday, May 30, 2018 through Friday, June 15, 2018, unless the County Council extends the comment period. Written comments about particular docket requests should refer to the project number given for the request in the staff report (i.e. 18-0001). Written comments submitted prior to 12:00 p.m. on June 14 will be copied for the County Council and Planning Commission members unless they wish to review comments on-line.  You may comment:

  • Via Mail: Prior to the hearing date, mail written comments to Adam Zack, Department of Community Development PO Box 947 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 or deliver them to the DCD office at 135 Rhone Street Friday Harbor during business hours. 
  • Via Email: Email comments to Please title the Email subject line: 2018 Docket Comments from (your last name or agency name).  For the record, include your full address in all correspondence.
  • Via Oral Testimony: The public is invited to provide comment on the 2018 Annual Docket requests at the joint public hearing. 

Copies: Please provide fifteen (15) copies of written comments if you submit them to DCD after 12:00 p.m. on June 14, 2018, or if you distribute written comments at the hearing.

For questions, please contact Adam Zack at (360) 370-7580 or

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