ISLAND COUNTY Planning & Community Development

We are continuously attempting to make things easier for you to access. We hope this site is helpful!

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Land Use Application submittals by appointment only  for details click here


cAMANO - completed BUILDING permits accepted 8:00 - 11:00 am & 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Planning and Community Development's Frequently Requested Items


  • For information related to the Shoreline Master Program Update visit the Shoreline page or click here.


Extra Large BOICC Work Session Materials:

materials will be posted as soon as available for the 9/2/15 work session.

September 2, 2015 Work Session Agenda

Rural Lands Survey discussion:

  1. Survey - please check back, the survey will be posted when final

CAO Update - Best Available Science Report discussion:

  1. Cover Memo
  2. BAS Report
  3. Final Scope of Work
  4. WAC 365-195-900 through 925
  5. CAO Update Schedule

Upcoming August FEMA meetings (click to access)

New Preliminary FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps

  • NEW - The Washington State RiskMAP coordinator from Washington State Department of Ecology has put the mapping up on a GIS portal in order to provide access to viewing specific parcels. Click here to access the interactive map. This link has been updated with parcel layers to find your specific property.

  • Preliminary maps of the proposed FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM)


The latest Adopted Ordinances or Resolutions

Comprehensive Plan Update Ordinances or Resolutions will be posted to the Website noted above

  • Interim Ordinance - C-16-15 signed by the Board of Island County Commissioners 2/17/15 and reaffirmed at public hearing 3/24/15. This is an Interim Official Control that amends Development Regulations which apply to preexisting agricultural activities within Critical Area Overlay Zones.


  • Ordinance -  C-40-14 regarding implementation of I-502 Land Use regulations
    (as signed by the BOCC 5/5/14)


  • Ordinance C-75-14 as signed by the Board of Island County Commissioners 9/22/14 amending Island County Code and the Island County Comprehensive Plan to update the County’s protection standards for Fish and Wildlife Habitat Conservation Areas.

Other materials associated with the Fish and Wildlife Habitat Conservation Areas update are available at the project website:  Island County Fish and Wildlife Habitat Conservation Areas Update   



Noise Regulations

AICUZ Noise Zone Regulations: AICUZ 2, AICUZ 3, AICUZ Zone Map

ICC 17.03.180.Z - Land Use Tables

Public Records Requests        must be requested from the specific Department that holds the record.

The Island County Public Records Disclosure Contact Sheet identifies records held by each department in Island County.

For Planning & Community Development records, submit a completed Public Records Request Form
and mail it to:
Records Officer, Planning & Community Development, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.