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The Next Twenty Years – Comprehensive Plan Updates

The City of Anacortes and Skagit County recently began Comprehensive Plan updates that are slated for completion by 2025. Comprehensive Plans provide the blueprint for local landuse planning by defining the community’s goals and policies, creating the foundation for regulations that will be adopted to implement the policies. Comprehensive Plans consist of several mandatory elements …

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KEEP IT WILD – Little Cranberry Lake

Background: The City of Anacortes plans to construct a boat launch at Little Cranberry Lake. The purpose of the boat launch/ramp is to reduce erosion near the dam caused by people launching canoes, kayaks and paddle boards. Little Cranberry Lake is small at 24.5 acres. Engineers from the Department of Ecology inspected the dam in …

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Comments on MJB

If the proposed MJB development along the Anacortes shoreline, Fidalgo Landing, moves forward it will substantially change not only the upland but the aquatic environment as well. On September 17th, the City of Anacortes posted notice that MJB has applied for approval to subdivide their property along Fidalgo Bay. The project would add fill, install …

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