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  1. CANCELLED: APRIL 21, 2020 SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM JOINT PUBLIC HEARING

    CANCELLED: APRIL 21, 2020 SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM JOINT PUBLIC HEARING SAN JUAN COUNTY COUNCIL JOINT PUBLIC HEARING WITH THE WA DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY TO HEAR TESTIMONY ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS REGARDING THE SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM (SMP) REGULATIONS; Read on...
  2. DCD Operations Changes in through April 30

    San Juan County Department of Community Development is making some operational changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our front counter is no longer open to walk-in traffic, and we now offer electronic submittal and Skype inspections. Read on...
  3. Shoreline Master Program Ordinance Official Comment Period

    The official comment period on an ordinance updating the Shoreline Master Program is March 18, 2020 through April 21, 2020. The WA Dept. of Ecology and County will hold a joint public hearing in Council’s legislative hearing room on April 21, 2020. Read on...
  4. Building Inspection schedule change for JUNE 2020

    Staff will be training the week of June 15-19th. NO INSPECTIONS will be done during this week. We are offering added inspection days in the weeks before and after. Read on...
  5. CANCELLED: APRIL 21, 2020 SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM JOINT PUBLIC HEARING

    CANCELLED: APRIL 21, 2020 SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM JOINT PUBLIC HEARING SAN JUAN COUNTY COUNCIL JOINT PUBLIC HEARING WITH THE WA DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY TO HEAR TESTIMONY ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS REGARDING THE SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM (SMP) REGULATIONS; Read on...
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CURRENT BUILDING PERMIT REVIEW TIMES:

AS OF 4/3/2020.  WE ARE REVIEWING BUILDING PERMITS RECEIVED DURING THE 3rd week of January, 2020

You can check the status of your permit through our new online permit center. You can search by last name, parcel number or permit number.  The "Online Permit Center" button to the right on this page will take you there.


Community Development Operations during COVID-19

Vacation rental permits will not be issued through April 30, Commercial burn permits will not be issued through April 6 Some Inspections are Limited
Function 
Walk/In Counter
By Mail
By Appt
By Phone/Skype

Online

Email

Building permit Submittal        
X
X
Building Permit Issuance  
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X
Payment only
Payments only
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Building Inspections    
X
Skype Inspections
Schedule online
 
Pre-Application Meetings      
X
   
Land Use Permit Submittal  
X
   
Payments only
X
Land Use Permit Issuance  
X
     
X
General or Specific Questions      
X
X
X
Residential Burn Permits         X  
Commercial Burn Permits