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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Fire Danger Status: MODERATE

Fire Danger Rating has been upgraded to MODERATE within San Juan County. Campfires remain allowed. All other burning is closed for the season. Campfires must be monitored at all times and a charged hose or buckets of water must be on hand to extinguish th...

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* San Juan County News *
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 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 *

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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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Community Development
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...

Read on...

Community Development
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... Community Development
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Shoreline Master Program FAQ and Policy

DCD developed these documents to help the public better understand the County’s code requirements for development proposed within 200 feet of the Ordinary High Water Mark.

Normal Residential Appurtenances

A normal residential appurtenance is a str...

San Juan County Code Chapter 18.50

Shoreline Regulations Community Development
Posted on: February 15, 2019

2019 DETACHED ADU PERMIT LOTTERY

San Juan County Department of Community Development (DCD) will hold a lottery for ADU conversion permits, open to the public, on March 5, 2019, at 11:30 am, at the front counter in the DCD office at 135 Rhone St, Friday Harbor, WA. &...

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Community Development
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Land Capacity Analysis Methodology Story Map Available Now!

What is the Story Map about?

The Department of Community Development is in the process of developing a Land Capacity Analysis (LCA) Methodology.  A story map walking through the methodology is available here.  This map walks through the s...

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Check out the Story Map here! Community Development

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Please Participate in the First Step of the Land Capacity Analysis

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The draft Gross Developable Lands Inventory web map is available for public comment through June 28, 2019. This is the first step in the Land Capacity Analysis that will quantify possible future development given existing development and regulations.

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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Comprehensive Plan Update
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Natural Resource Lands Data Indicators, AVAILABLE NOW!

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The Natural Resource Lands Economic Data Indicators are available now! Check out the interactive charts and graphs summarizing agricultural, forestry, and mining resource lands in San Juan County.

Check out the new Natural Resource Lands economic data indicators available on the Dept. of Community Development page here: http://www.sanjuanco.com/1360/Natural-Resource-Lands

This page includes interactive charts and graphs to help you explore the infor...

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Click Here for the Data Dashboard Comprehensive Plan Update
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Comprehensive Plan Comment Tool, LIVE NOW!

Public Comment Tool

San Juan County's Public Comment Map Tool is LIVE NOW! Use this tool to mark geographically specific comments regarding the elements of the County's Comprehensive Plan. Tell your neighbors, friends and family to let their voice be heard!

Now is the time to get your comments in on San Juan County's Comprehensive Plan Update!  After the Pop-Up Studios and Community Workshops last week we know there are plenty of comments out there and would love to gather even more of them. &nb...

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Comprehensive Plan Public Comment Tool Comprehensive Plan Update

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

FAC Regular Meeting Wednesday May 3

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday May 3 2017 from 8:30 - 10:30am. The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be pos...

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Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: April 1, 2017

FAC Regular Meeting Thursday April 6

San Juan County FAC will hold an abbreviated regular meeting on Thursday April 6 2017 from 8:30 - 9:30am. The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agend...

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Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: February 23, 2017

WSF to close Call Center on weekends

WSF has announced that, beginning in early March, the Customer Service  Call Center will no longer be open on weekends due to budgetary constraints. What this means is that travelers without internet access will not be able to get information or ...

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Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: February 1, 2017

FAC Regular Meeting Wednesday March 8

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday March 8 2017 from 8:30 - 10:30am. The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be p...

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Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: January 1, 2017

No FAC meeting in February

There is no regular FAC meeting scheduled for February 2017.

Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: January 8, 2017

FAC Regular Meeting Wednesday Jan 11

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday Jan 11 2017 from 8:30 - 10:30am. The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be po...

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Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: September 20, 2016

FAC regular meeting Wednesday Nov 16

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday Oct 12 from 8:30 - 10:30am. The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be pos...Read on...

FAC Agendas and Minutes Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: September 20, 2016

FAC Regular Meeting Wednesday Oct 12

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday Oct 12 from 8:30 - 10:30am. The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be po...Read on...

FAC Agendas and Minutes Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: September 1, 2016

FAC regular meeting Wednesday Sept 7

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting on Sept 7 from 8:30 - 10:30am in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be posted here prior to the meeting:Read on...

FAC Agendas and Minutes Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: August 8, 2016

WSF Public Meetings August 9-11

Washington State Ferries Assistant Secretary Lynne Griffith will travel to the San Juan Islands for three days beginning Tuesday, August 9, to meet with local officials and the public.

At a series of four community meetings on all ferry-served islands,...Click for details...

Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: July 27, 2016

No Regular FAC Meeting in August

There will be no regular FAC meeting in August. The next regular meeting will be Wednesday Sept 7.

FAC and WSF will be hosting public meetings on all four ferry-served islands Aug 9-11, check back for details.

Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: June 11, 2016

FAC regular meeting Wednesday July 13 in Friday Harbor

San Juan County FAC will hold a regular meeting from 8:30 - 10:30am in the Council meeting room at the County offices at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor. The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda will be posted here prior to the meeting.Click here for more details

FAC Agendas and Minutes Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: June 11, 2016

FAC Public Forum Wed. June 15 on Orcas Island

The San Juan County Ferry Advisory Committee will be holding a public forum on Wednesday June 15, 4-6pm in the Eastsound Fire hall at 45 Lavender Lane.

The FAC is a volunteer committee appointed by the county council to provide a liaison with Washingt...click for more details...

Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: May 11, 2016

FAC regular meeting Wednesday June 8 on Lopez Island

A regular meeting of the San Juan County Ferry Advisory Committee will be held Wednesday June 8, 2016 from 1:30 to 3:30 on Lopez Island, at the Lopez Library at 2225 Fisherman Bay Road, Lopez Island.

The public is welcome to attend, and time will be s...Read on...

FAC Agendas and Minutes Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: May 16, 2016

FAC Public Forum on San Juan Island

The San Juan County Ferry Advisory Committee held a public forum on Monday May 23, 4-6pm in the County Council meeting room at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor.

The forum was recorded with the help of county staff, and is available at the address below.
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Click here for video... Ferry Advisory Committee
Posted on: April 20, 2016

FAC Regular Meeting Wednesday May 11 in Friday Harbor

A regular meeting of the San Juan County Ferry Advisory Committee will be held Wednesday May 11, 2016 from 8:30 to 10:30 in the large conference room at the county offices at 55 Second Street, in Friday Harbor.

FAC Agendas and Minutes Ferry Advisory Committee

News Flash

Posted on: June 19, 2019

Fire Danger Status Upgraded to MODERATE

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Fire Danger Rating has been upgraded to MODERATE within San Juan County. Campfires remain allowed. All other burning is closed for the season. Campfires must be monitored at all times and a charged hose or buckets of water must be on hand to extinguish th...

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Fire Marshal
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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Fire Marshal
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Fire Extinguisher Recall

38 million fire extinguishers recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of more than 40 million Kidde disposable fire extinguishers sold in the U.S. due to nozzle malfunction. The extinguishers may not work during a fire emerg...

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Additional Info... Fire Marshal

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

JURY DUTY: JUNE 17-21, 2019

FOR THE JURY TERM OF JUNE 17-21, 2019, ALL JURORS HAVE BEEN EXCUSED.

FOR THE JURY TERM OF JUNE 10-14, 2019, ALL JURORS HAVE BEEN EXCUSED.

 

 

 

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Jury Duty

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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... Parks Recreation and Fair

News Flash

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... Permitting & Inspections

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Shoreline Master Program FAQ and Policy

DCD developed these documents to help the public better understand the County’s code requirements for development proposed within 200 feet of the Ordinary High Water Mark.

Normal Residential Appurtenances

A normal residential appurtenance is a structure or ...

San Juan County Code Chapter 18.50

Shoreline Regulations Shoreline Master Program Update

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