Docket consists of amendments that are proposed to be made to the
County's Comprehensive Plan (known as Comprehensive Plan Amendments, or CPAs).
The work plan includes regulatory updates that
do not require an amendment as well as items that may move forward in the
future as a Comprehensive Plan amendment.
The Annual Review Docket consists of proposed amendments that are scheduled to be made to the County's Comprehensive Plan during a given year (known as Comprehensive Plan Amendments, or CPAs). These Amendments can be proposed by a citizen, the Board of County Commissioners, the Planning Commission, and the Planning Director. Island County Code (ICC) chapter 16.26 establishes the review and amendment procedures, pursuant to Chapter 36.70A RCW, for the Island County Comprehensive Plan and implementing Development Regulations found in ICC Titles 8, 11, 16, & 17.
All amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Development Regulations must be approved by the Board of Island County Commissioners pursuant to Chapter 16.19 ICC. For information on the review process and criteria, please review the application forms.
PLEASE NOTE: Applications must be received by August 1st to be considered for the annual docket for the following year.
Island County has begun discussion of potential Planning projects for consideration in 2018, including one application from the public for an expansion of the Oak Harbor UGA (Wright's Crossing, CPA 252/17).
Applications were due August 1, 2017. One application was submitted from the public for consideration on the 2018 Docket:
Revised Application Materials:
Part 1 - Description & Forms
Part 2 - Supporting Docs
Part 3 - UGA Supplemental
City of Oak Harbor Comments
NAS Whidbey Planning Liaison Office Preliminary Review
Scheduled for Planning Commission mtg on 9/11
Planning Commission Public Hearing at 9/25 mtg
The Planning Commission will review items for consideration for the 2018 work plan and/or docket at their August & September meetings, with the Board of Island County Commissioners finalizing determinations of proposed items
(include, exclude, or defer) in October/November.
Application Handbook - A process overview and Application Part 1 & 2, for all application types
Application Part 3 - supplemental attachment for specific application types:
- JPA Amendments
- Type IV decision Zoning Amendments
- Nominations of a habitat or species of local importance
Countywide Planning Policies
ICC 16.26 - Amendment Procedures