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Effective June 29th

Burn Ban for all Jefferson Co. Parks

No Wood or Charcoal Fires.

Camp Stoves and Propane Grills OK.


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Public Hearing Notice
Jefferson County Board of Health has called a Public Hearing on adoption of an Ordinance authorizing Environmental Health Civil Enforcement. This Public Hearing will be held Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 2:30pm at the Jefferson County Public Health Office, 615 Sheridan St, Port Townsend, WA. 98368


Please see the attached Public Heating Notice and Infraction Ordinance for more detail.



SPECIAL MEETING/WORKSHOP  Jefferson County Regional Allocation Project Selection Committee

July 14, 2015

The Jefferson County Regional Allocation Project Selection Committee will hold a Surface Transportation Program (STP) 2015-2018 Jefferson County Regional Allocation Project Selection Workshop on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. 

The time of this Workshop will be 10:00 a.m. will be held at the Jefferson Transit Authority Office, 63 Four Corners Road, Port Townsend, WA 98368

Please click on the Hyperlink below to see the Agenda for this Special Meeting. Only the matter(s) listed on the Agenda will be transacted at this Special Meeting.

Please be advised that this is your 24 hours’ notice.
Legal Notice


scheduled for July 1, 2015, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM has been cancelled. The next Special Meeting is scheduled for August 5, 2015, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Jefferson County Courthouse First Floor Conference Room, 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368. The public is welcome to attend.

Please call Matt Tyler, Parks & Recreation Manager, at 360-385-9129 if you have any questions.

Paradise Bay Rd Improvement Project Phase II
Paradise Bay Road Phase II Improvement Project construction began May 26, 2015.  Located in the Port Ludlow area on Paradise Bay Road, this project begins near Spinnaker Place (Mile Post 0.37) and ends near the Teal Lake Road intersection (MP 1.53).  Construction is scheduled to be completed by September 4, 2015.




Joint Growth Management Steering Committee Volunteer Opportunity
A volunteer is sought for membership on the Joint Growth Management Steering Committee (JGMSC).  To be eligible, an applicant must either reside in, or have property or a business within the boundary of the Irondale-Hadlock Urban Growth Area (UGA). To see a map of this area, or learn more about the  UGA,

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In addition to the Hadlock UGA representative, the JGMSC includes all three Jefferson County Board of County Commissioner members, three members from the City of Port Townsend City Council and one member from the Port of Port Townsend.  The committee meets as needed, and will meet in the near future to discuss proposed population projections for use in the comprehensive plans of both the City of Port Townsend and Jefferson County. 


TO APPLY: Submit a completed Volunteer Application Form as soon as possible to: Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, PO Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368 or Review of applications will begin immediately. To learn more about the JGMSC, please visit:



Jefferson County Planning Commission Vacancies – Districts 1 and 2

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