Planning Commission to continue public hearing on 2036 Comprehensive Plan update on Aug. 5

Posted August 2, 2022 at 7:13 pm by

San Juan Coun­ty sends along notice about the con­tin­u­a­tion of the pub­lic hear­ing relat­ed to the 2036 Com­pre­hen­sive Plan update.

The San Juan Coun­ty Plan­ning Com­mis­sion is con­tin­u­ing the pub­lic hear­ing on an ordi­nance adopt­ing the 2036 Com­pre­hen­sive Plan Update. The Com­pre­hen­sive Plan is the cen­ter­piece of local plan­ning in the coun­ty. Like a busi­ness plan, the Com­pre­hen­sive Plan pro­vides the frame­work for how our com­mu­ni­ty will grow.

The Plan­ning Com­mis­sion will take addi­tion­al pub­lic tes­ti­mo­ny on the Com­pre­hen­sive Plan text, exclud­ing Offi­cial Maps, on Fri­day, Aug. 5. The hear­ing will be held vir­tu­al­ly and at the Coun­ty Coun­cil hear­ing room, Leg­isla­tive Build­ing, 55 Sec­ond Street, Fri­day Har­bor. It will begin at or after 8:45 a.m. Infor­ma­tion for join­ing the hear­ing is avail­able online. Inter­est­ed par­ties are encour­aged to sub­mit writ­ten or oral com­ments regard­ing the proposal.

Copies of the draft ordi­nance and staff reports relat­ed to the Com­pre­hen­sive Plan are post­ed online.

The offi­cial com­ment peri­od runs through Aug. 5. Writ­ten com­ments sub­mit­ted pri­or to 12 p.m. on Aug. 4 will be pro­vid­ed to the Plan­ning Com­mis­sion­ers before the hear­ing. Please com­ment via:

  • Mail — Before the pub­lic hear­ing, mail writ­ten com­ments to Sophia Cas­sam, Depart­ment of Com­mu­ni­ty Devel­op­ment (DCD), P.O. Box 947 Fri­day Har­bor, WA 98250.
  • Email — Email com­ments to CompPlanComments@sanjuanco.com. Title the sub­ject line Com­pre­hen­sive Plan Update. Include your full name and address.
  • Oral tes­ti­mo­ny — To join by Microsoft Teams, vis­it the Plan­ning Com­mis­sion web­site to find the meet­ing infor­ma­tion. To join by phone, call 360–726-3293 and use the meet­ing ID 613 618 865#.

After tak­ing tes­ti­mo­ny, the Plan­ning Com­mis­sion will con­tin­ue delib­er­a­tions on their rec­om­men­da­tion to the Coun­ty Coun­cil. The pro­posed ordi­nance will ful­fill the require­ment estab­lished by RCW 36.70.A.130 for San Juan Coun­ty to peri­od­i­cal­ly update its Com­pre­hen­sive Plan.

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