Land Use Plans and Policies - San Juan County

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Land Use Plans and Policies - San Juan County

Land Use Plans and

Policies

AMEC Earth & Environmental, Inc.

Tiffany Peters

May 19 th and 20 th , 2008


Issues Analyzed in the EIS

• Growth Management Act

San Juan County Comprehensive Plan

San Juan County Code (Unified Development

Code)

• Essential Public Facilities

• Zoning

• Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Coordination

• Shorelines

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Regulatory Context

• Guidance on land use found through:

– Growth Management Act (GMA) of

Washington State

San Juan County Comprehensive Plan

San Juan County Code (SJCC)

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Essential Public Facilities

San Juan County Code ­ Chapter

18.30.050E

• “Those facilities that are typically difficult

to site”

– Such as airports, educational, transportation,

correctional, solid waste handling, and in­

patient facilities

• Updating this language is an ongoing

process

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San Juan at

San Juan

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Zoning

• Beaverton Valley, Egg Lake, Golf Course

and Daniel Lane

– zoned RGU ­ Rural General Use

– Other zoning designations allowing transfer

stations are not as prevalent on San Juan

Island

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Zoning

• Sutton Road Site is Town of Friday Harbor

land ­ zoned Utility

– Transfer stations are permitted use

– Development restricted to 60% of parcel

– Transfer of ownership between Town of

Friday Harbor and San Juan County

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FAA Coordination

• FAA – Federal Aviation Administration

• Proximity to the Friday Harbor Airport

– Golf Course Road

– Daniel Lane

– Beaverton Valley Road

• Concerns over blowing litter and vectors

– Multiple mitigation measures are available

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FAA Coordination

• Coordination not required when:

– fully enclosed facility

– facilities greater than 5000’ from the end of

the runway

• Coordination with FAA will continue

through the EIS

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Shorelines

• Shoreline Master Program (SMP) ­ Chapter

18.50 of SJCC

• Egg Lake Road Site

– Located near Neva Lake

– Development 200’ from shoreline

• Or Shoreline Substantial Development Permit is

required

• Permitted as a conditional use requiring erosion

and sediment control around site perimeter

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Existing Conditions

• Sutton Road Site

– Existing transfer station and capped landfill

• Beaverton Valley Road Site

– Disturbed land, Public Works maintenance

building, former airstrip

• Egg Lake Road Site

– Undeveloped, previously logged land

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Existing Conditions

• Golf Course Road Site

– Previously cleared land

• Daniel Lane Site

– Abandoned buildings on site, previously

developed land

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Planning Cost Considerations

• Excavation (soil)

• Excavation (rock)

• Fill

• Site preparation

(clearing, grubbing,

finish grading)

• Buildings (includes

foundations, slabs)

• Retaining walls

• Scales

• Access roads

• Detention

• Stormwater controls

• Fencing/gates

Landscaping

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Planning Cost Considerations Cont.

• Concrete slab for

composting or C&D

processing

• Leachate storage tank

and piping

• Mobe/demobe

• Contingency

• Design

• Construction

management

• Current assessed site

value

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Other Items Considered but not

Costed

• Permitting

• Wetlands mitigation

• Environmental liability

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