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2019 Work Plan

The annual work plan for the Planning & Development Services Department includes amendments proposed to the Island County Comprehensive Plan (the annual docket items), work related to potential future amendments, development regulation updates, and process/procedural updates.


Annual Docket Items

​Project ​SEPA
​Anticipated Completion ​Status
Freeland Development Regulations
(Plan & Regulatory Updates)

​Addendum to FEIS

​June 2019

Adopted 6/18/19

Economic Development Element
(New Comp Plan Element)
​​Exempt or DNS Fall 2019


Gateway Survey

​Capital Improvement Program
(Revisions to Comp Plan Chapter 10B)
​N/A - minor procedural edits ​Fall 2019 Revisions Drafted


Work Plan Projects

​Project Anticipated
​SEPA Process
​Anticipated Completion ​Status

Housing Element Implementation

​TBD TBD Ongoing

Shoreline Master Program (SMP) Update

(NOTE: Will be a 2020 Docket item)

​TBD ​June 2020 ​Scope of Work Drafted
FEMA Door 2 Regulatory Amendments
(Code & Procedural Update)
DNS Issued
June 2019​

Adopted 6/11/19

Code Cleanup ​
(Regulatory Updates)
​Exempt or DNS ​2018/2019 Ongoing

Rural Lands Revisions
(Plan & Regulatory Updates)

​DNS Part 1 & 2 complete Next Phase to begin in 2019
Emergency Comp Plan Amendment (Wagon Wheel mobile home park)

Notice of DNS


SEPA Checklist

​Aug 2019

Public Hearing scheduled for 8/6/19

Draft Ordinance


Additional / Ongoing Projects

  • Fee Schedule Update
  • 2020 Census Preparations
  • Policy Review for the Public Benefit Rating System (PBRS) program
  • Interjurisdictional planning efforts
  • Process/procedure updates
  • And much more...

Staff Contact

Project Updates

Stay up to date on proposed amendments (scroll down the topics list and in the Planning topics, select ‘Comprehensive Plan’, 'Freeland Subarea', and/or ‘Development Regulations Updates’).

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