• Heather Nicholson

Public Comment on the Comp Plan, and How to be Effective.

Updated: Sep 3

San Juan County’s Comprehensive Plan, the root and guiding document.


There are effective ways to make public comment on the County Comp Plan. Brent Lyles, Executive Director of Friends of the San Juans, explains practical tips that everyone can benefit from.


SJ County continues the update of its Comp Plan, which shapes the future for nonhuman and human life in the San Juans. We began exploring in our first segment with Brent here. With imminent challenges afoot, the document will help or hinder us.



Watch Aug 20, 2021 Planning Commission meeting HERE


Submit public comment to SJ County compplancomments@sanjuanco.com


R. Brent Lyles, Executive Director

Brent@sanjuans.org:

Friends of the San Juans

San Juan County links:

Agendas for upcoming Planning Commission meetings.

Agendas for upcoming County Council meetings

Staff reports about the Comp Plan. Click on the titles of each Element, like Land Use.


An overview of Comp Plans, Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington (MRSC).

Op-ed, Brent Lyles, June 27, 2021. The process and importance of public engagement.



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