News Flash

Posted on: June 13, 2019

Department of Community Development June Closures

The SJC Department of Community Development office will be closed on Wednesday June 19th and 26th.

Staff will be training on the new permit software and expediting permit application review.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

You may submit questions online...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Increasing Access to Locally Grown Foods for the WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

San Juan County Health and Community Services is partnering with Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor and Orcas Island Community Foundation to offer Market Bucks at Farmers Markets on Orcas and San Juan Islands.  The Marke...

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Additional Info... * San Juan County News *
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Please Participate in the First Step of the Land Capacity Analysis

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Please Participate in the First Step of the Land Capacity Analysis

A draft Gross Developable Lands Inventory (GDLI) web map is available for public comment until June 28, 2019.  The GDLI map identifies the parcel type (residential, commercial, etc...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: May 31, 2019

ALL BURN PERMITS EXPIRE TODAY MAY 31st.

The 2018/19 burning season has come to a close. All permits issued this year and last fall are now expired. Commercial and Residential burning is over for the season. Check back to the San Juan County Fire Marshal's Office for the latest in burning info i...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Logic and Accuracy Test of Elections Equipment

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A “Logic and Accuracy” test of ballot tabulating equipment used in San Juan County for the August 6, 2019, Primary is scheduled for June 19 at 11:00 a.m. The test works by tallying the results of a prepared set of ballots to see if the...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: May 23, 2019

A Storm is Coming - Maybe

As a child, I loved storms.  I loved the calm before the storm, when the air grew heavy and ripe with the smell of rain.  I loved the thunder and lightning, and the sound of rain beating on the roof.  Afterwards, I loved splashi...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Tourism in the San Juans - A Survey of Residents and Businesses

Tourism helps support the San Juan Islands’ economy, but it may also create some challenges. County, state, and federal agencies have been working together to manage visitors and their impacts. Recent studies reported visitors’ opinions toward tourism iss...

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Additional Info... * San Juan County News *
Posted on: May 7, 2019

San Juan County announces 2019 Funding for Home Fund Program

San Juan County Health & Community Services wishes to announce to all interested parties the County’s intention to release a Notice of Funds Available (NOFA) for a 2019 funding round for the Home Fund program. The County intends to release this NOFA o...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Burning Season Closures In May.

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It's that time of year again. Burning Season is coming to a close in San Juan County. All Commercial Permits will be closing on May 15th at sundown. Residential permits will close on May 31st at midnight. Recreational fires remain open for the time being....

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: April 22, 2019

Drive-In at the Fairgrounds

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Let's all go to the Drive-In at the Fairgrounds! Plan an outing with your family, friends, or your special someone and enjoy one (or all!) of these classic movies at the Drive-In this summer. Admission is first come, first served at 8:30PM, $5/person or $...

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Additional Info... * San Juan County News *
Posted on: March 5, 2019

2019 ADU LOTTERY WINNERS

San Juan County Department of Community Development (DCD) held a lottery for Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) permits on March 5, 2019. The results of the lottery are now available on the SJC Website.

Additional Info... * San Juan County News *