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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Please Review: DRAFT Housing Needs Assessment and Draft Economic Development Element

Economic Development Element (EDE)

The San Juan County Economic Development Council prepared the current draft of the EDE that reflects Planning Commission’s comments on the previous version.  They will brief the Planning Commission on the propose...

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Community Development
Posted on: March 5, 2019


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.

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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 str...

San Juan County Code Chapter 18.50

Shoreline Regulations Community Development
Posted on: February 15, 2019


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