The Planning Commission is composed of nine volunteer citizens appointed by the BOICC. They make recommendations to the Board in matters concerning growth and development as authorized in the Planning Enabling Act (RCW 36.70).   Terms of appointment

bullet District 1: Karen Krug, Val Hillers, Dean Enell 
bullet District 2: Jeffery Wallin , George Saul
, Darin Hand
Bullet District 3: Scott Yonkman, Wayne Havens, Beth Munson
MEETINGS: The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month in the Island County Commissioners Hearing Room in Coupeville at 2:00 p.m. Three weeks prior to the meeting an agenda will be posted unless there is nothing pending upon its calendar.

Materials for the August 24, 2015 meeting: 

Public Works: Draft 6 Year CIP 2016-2021, Draft 6 Year TIP 2016-2021


Memo to Planning Commission, A-Comprehensive Plan Working Draft Water Resources (Pgs 59-61 of GMA 11473), B-Comprehensive Plan Working Draft Facilities (pgs 140-177 of GMA 11473), C-Laws Relevant to Capital Facilities Element, D-Skagit Capital Facilities Plan Example, E-Thurston County Capital Facilities Example, F-Island County Comprehensive Mock-Up Formatting Sample, G-Rural Lands Survey, H-Existing Conditions Scope of Work (Pgs 5-7 of GMA 11453)

Memo to Planning Commission (GMA 11503), A-Scope of Work (pgs 5-7 of GMA 11453), B-Existing Conditions Report Planning Commission Review Draft (GMA 11496), C-TAG Comments (GMA 11499), D-Public Comment-WEAN (GMA 11500), E-Staff Comment-Greg Goforth (GMA 11502), F-Staff Comment-Doug Kelly (GMA 11501)

Current Meeting Schedule for 2015




September 14    
August 24   Listen
August 10 * Listen
July 27 * Listen
May 11 * Listen
April 27 Minutes Listen
March 23 Minutes Listen
March 9 MInutes Listen
February 23 Minutes Listen
January 27 Minutes Listen

* Minutes for this meeting are currently unavailable. By clicking on the word listen you can listen to the recorded meeting.





November 18 Minutes Listen
October 28 Minutes Listen
August 26 Minutes Listen
June 10 Minutes Listen
May 27 Minutes Listen Part 1 - Listen Part 2 (two segments)
May 13 Minutes Listen
April 8 Minutes Listen
March 25 Minutes Listen
March 11 Minutes Listen
March 10 Minutes Listen
February 25 Minutes Listen
February 11 Minutes Listen
January 28 Minutes Listen
January 7 Minutes Listen
December 10 Minutes Listen   -  workshop    (two segments)
November 19 Minutes Listen
September 24 Minutes Listen
September 10 Minutes Listen
August 27 Minutes Listen
July 23 Minutes Listen
June 25 Minutes Listen
April 9 Minutes Listen
February 11 Minutes Listen

Comments may be submitted via the Department mailing address or by email. There are also public comment periods at each Planning Commission meeting and the opportunity for formal testimony at Planning Commission public hearings. Remember that they are your volunteer representatives on county land issues:

Department of Planning & Community Development
Planning Commission
PO Box 5000
Coupeville, WA 98239

Telephone: 360-679-7339
Fax: 360-679-7306

Click here  for CPA Application

Comprehensive Plan/Development Regulation Review and Amendment Procedures   

(CPA): As described in Island County Code (ICC) 16.26.010, a CPA establishes procedures pursuant to Chapter 36.70A. RCW, for the review and amendment of the Comprehensive Plan and implementing Development Regulations found in Titles 8, 13, 16, and 17 ICC. All amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Development Regulations shall be approved by the Board of Island County Commissioners and proceed as a Type IV decision pursuant to Chapter 16.19 ICC.          Application must be received by February 1, for inclusion in that year's Docket.