10/20/2017: "New Shoreline Regulations"
New updated shoreline regulations become effective Monday, October 30th. After this date, a pre-application meeting is required prior to submittal of Shoreline Substantial Development Permits, Shoreline Conditional Use Permits and Shoreline Variances. Information about the pre-application process may be found here: sanjuanco.com/1301/Pre-Application-Assistance
DOE's approval will be published on October 25, 2017, in the Journal of the San Juan's and the Islands Sounder. This publication begins a sixty day appeal period. Appeals must be submitted to the Growth Management Hearings Board, PO Box 40953, Olympia, WA, 98504.
Until incorporated into the County code, the updated SMP consists of two ordinances (and associated exhibits), Ordinance 1-2016 and Ordinance 11-2017. Ordinance11-2017 amended some of the provisions in Ordinance 1-2016.