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Posted on: August 30, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Joint Planning Commission and County Council Public Hearing 9/21

Beginning at or after 10:30 am on September 21, 2018, the San Juan County Planning Commission and County Council will hold a joint public hearing on Lopez Island at the Lopez Center for Community and the Arts.

Beginning at or after 10:30 am on September 21, 2018, the San Juan County Planning Commission and County Council will hold a joint public hearing on Lopez Island at the Lopez Center for Community and the Arts.  The Lopez Center is located at 204 Village Way, Lopez Island.


Please see the agenda posted here: https://www.sanjuanco.com/AgendaCenter/Planning-Commission-26


The Planning Commission and County Council will hear public testimony on the following topics:


The 2019 Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

The six-year TIP is the Department of Public Works' plan for County road improvements in the next six years.  View the project page here: https://www.sanjuanco.com/1559/Six-Year-TIP


Proposed Lopez Village Subarea Plan and Development Regulations

Earlier this summer the Lopez Village Planning and Review Committee (LVPRC) proposed a subarea plan for Lopez Village.  The Planning Commission and County Council will hear public testimony from the Lopez Community on this proposal.  Please read the Proposed Plan and Development Regulations on the project page here: https://www.sanjuanco.com/1369/Subarea-Plan  

Written public comments on the Lopez Village Plan can be sent to LVSPcomments@sanjuanco.com 


Shoreline Master Program (SMP) Growth Management Hearings Board (GMHB) Compliance Ordinance

In October 2017, the County adopted an updated SMP.  The SMP was appealed to the GMHB.  The Board upheld the adoption of the SMP but remanded three issues back to the County to amen to comply with state law.  Please read the staff report and proposed ordinance amending the SMP here: https://www.sanjuanco.com/1505/SMP-Appeals


Land Capacity Analysis Methodology - Vacant Land Value Threshold

Following these public hearings, the Planning Commission and County Council will be briefed on proposed changes to the threshold for determining vacant land in the land capacity analysis methodology.  For more information, please see the staff report, available here: https://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/16809/2018-08-28_LCA_Vac_examples_DCD_Zack_PCCC_09-21-2018

Comments on the Land Capacity Analysis Methodology - Vacant Land Value Threshold can be sent to compplancomments@sanjuanco.com

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