Annual Docket

Interested persons, citizens, the hearing examiner, and staff of other agencies may request amendments to the San Juan County Comprehensive Plan or development code. This process is known as the "Annual Docket” (Growth Management Act at RCW 36.70A.470(2)).   

Two types of proposed amendments may be requested. Amendments to the:

  • Comprehensive Plan or development code text, and
  • Comprehensive Plan official maps.

Docket requests must be submitted to SJC Community Development Department by March 1, 2021. Please use the forms provided below. Submit forms via email to Sophia Cassam or by mail to the attention of Sophia Cassam, Planner 1, SJC Department of Community Development at PO Box 947, 935 Rhone Street, Friday Harbor, 98250.

To access additional information and Frequently Asked Questions, click on the "Docket Process" icon to the right.

Comprehensive Plan map amendments (also known as site specific re-designations) have a base fee of $3,950. There is no fee for text amendments.

Docket Application Forms


Tentative Annual Comprehensive Plan Docket Calendar  

January –      Publish notice of docket application due date
March 1 –      Docket application submittal deadline

April –            DCD staff assembles initial docket
May –            Staff Briefs County Council and Planning Commission on initial docket

June –           Council public hearing to set final docket  (by resolution)
October–       Planning Commission public hearing.  Makes recommendation on final docket ordinances
November –  Council public hearing on final docket ordinances
December –  Council adopts final docket ordinances

2021 Notices

2021 Staff Reports

2020 Public Notices

Public Comments