2021 Vacation Rental Code Amendment

Links to public comments and documents from staff regarding the 2021 vacation rental code amendment project are available below.


Written public comments can be sent to vrcomments@sanjuanco.com.  Written comments will be provided to the Planning Commission and the County Council and posted below.


On January 12, 2021, the County Council approved Resolution 03-2021, which enacted a moratorium on permits for new short-term rentals.  State law requires the County to begin working on code changes to rectify the issues that led to the moratorium (RCW 36.70A.390). The County Council has directed staff to amend the vacation rental code in San Juan County Code (SJCC) 18.40.275 Vacation rental of residences or accessory dwelling units (ADUs) to address the concerns that led to enacting a moratorium.

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  1. Documents from Staff
  2. Public Comments