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Posted on: April 3, 2020

2018 Building Code Implementation Dates

On April 2, 2020 Governor Inslee issued Proclamation 20-40 which amended the adoption dates of the 2018 Building Code.

Proclamation 20-40: ACCORDINGLY, based on the above noted situation and under the provisions of RCW 43.06.220(1)(h), and to help preserve...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

DCD closed to the public until further notice

Jefferson County Community Development is following guidance from our Board of County Commissioners, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH). Community Development Department recognizes that this ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Critical Areas Ordinance Update

Notice is hereby published that on March 10, 2020, the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners adopted Ordinance 05-0310-20, an Ordinance Repealing and Replacing Chapter 18.22 of the Jefferson County Code, known as the Critical Areas Ordinance, and...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Proposed Planned Rural Residential Development

Community Development has received a proposal for a Planned Rural Residential Development (PRRD) at the Discovery Bay Golf Club, 7401 Cape George Road, Port Townsend, WA 98368‑9625 by owners Wefore LLC.  The project is under Case File MLA19-00142...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Renting Out Your Home

The following standards apply to all short-term (less than 30 days) transient rentals of single-family residential units and guest houses (ADUs) or portions thereof: (a) The transient residence or guest house shall be operated in a way that will prevent u...

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