Public hearing for Island County Comprehensive Plan scheduled

The county’s comprehensive plan is nearing approval, and the last meetings to provide input are approaching.

County planning and community development will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. today to discuss public comments on the comprehensive plan at the Board of Commissioners Hearing Room in Coupeville.

The planning commission will then host a work shop at 2 p.m. Dec. 12 to discuss clarification on fish and wildlife habitat protection regulations to address a Growth Management Hearings Board order. A review of the Freeland development regulations will also be discussed. The meeting is in the same hearing room.

Lastly, a public hearing will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 13 on amending the comprehensive plan and Freeland Subarea Plan. An amendment to the code for the comprehensive plan as well as the county zoning atlas will also have a public hearing. The meeting is also in the hearing room.