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Posted on: April 1, 2020


Rescheduling:  When the current emergency circumstances resolve, the County and Ecology will re-schedule the hearing and re-notice it for 30-days.  A new official comment period will be established with that public hearing.

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Community Development
Posted on: March 27, 2020

DCD Operations Changes in through April 30

General Questions and Assistance

Our counter is closed to in-person walk-in traffic. We are still available during normal business hours by phone, email or the "Ask a Planner" or "Ask a Building Plans Examiner" forms. You can also apply...

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Community Development
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Shoreline Master Program Ordinance Official Comment Period

The Washington Department of Ecology and SJ County will hold a joint public hearing in Council’s legislative hearing room on April 21, 2020 on an ordinance to amend the shoreline regulations for the required periodic review.  Ecology st...

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Community Development
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Building Inspection schedule change for JUNE 2020

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RESCHEDULED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS CONCERNS: Staff will be attending training for the upcoming Building Code changes for 2018 IRC, IBC etc. Inspections will be unavailable during the week of June 15-19,2020. To help with the closure, we will offer inspection...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

New Building Codes Go Into Effect July 1

Building permit applications submitted on or after July 1 will need to meet the requirements of the 2018 International Codes and Washington State Amendments. Please see the list of some of the significant changes.

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