Public Hearing on Lopez Village Subarea Plan

Amendments and the addition of new development regulations to San Juan County Code Title 18, and new standard plans and an implementation plan are proposed. Amendments and additions to the SJC Comprehensive Plan are also included in the proposed ordinance. See the proposed ordinance at

The public hearing notice lists substantive changes to the 2018 Planning Commission recommendation that might be considered by County Council in their deliberations. The hearing notice is available here: 

Interested parties are encouraged to attend the hearing, and to comment on the draft ordinance. Instructions on how to comment are outlined below.

Copies of the proposed ordinance & project documents are available at the SJC Community Development, 135 Rhone St., Friday Harbor or

HOW TO COMMENT: The official comment period is April 3, 2019 through Tuesday, April 16, 2019, unless the County Council extends it. Written comments should reference the document, and the page and line numbers related to the comment. Written comments submitted prior to 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 15, 2019, will be copied for the County Council unless they wish to review comments on-line. Please comment:

Via Mail: Before the public hearing, mail written comments to Linda Kuller, Department of Community Development (DCD) PO Box 947 Friday Harbor, WA 98250, or deliver them to the DCD office at 135 Rhone Street, Friday Harbor during business hours.

Via Email: Email comments to Title of subject line: Lopez Village Plan from (your last name or agency name). For the record, include your full address.

Via Oral Testimony: You may provide comments on the proposals at the public hearing.

Copies: Please provide five (5) copies of written comments if you submit them to DCD after 12:00 p.m. on April 15, 2019, or if you distribute written comments at the public hearing.