NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Jefferson County Planning Commission has an open position in District #2 due to an incumbent’s resignation. The remaining term begins as soon as filled and will expire in March of 2023 with the possibility of an additional term. District #2 includes eastern Discovery Bay, Tri-Area, Marrowstone Island, northern Oak Bay, and south along Center Road to Highway 104. A district map is available online at the website given below.

The Planning Commission assists the Department of Community Development and prepares recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners. The group provides a forum for public review of land use and planning such as the Comprehensive Plan, zoning designations, policies, and regulations that guide development activities around the county. The group does not review project-specific permits. 

Meetings are typically held the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 5:30 pm. Currently video meetings are the chosen meeting platform until the COVID-19 public health emergency is declared over or there is a state directive allowing in-person meeting to resume. You participate in the meetings virtually by dialing +1 (646) 749-3122; Access Code:883-126-605.

TO APPLY: Submit a completed Volunteer Application Form online at or email a printout of the online form to: Jefferson

County Board of Commissioners, PO Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368. Each position is open until filled. This announcement closes Friday, September 18th. Review of applications will begin immediately thereafter.

LEARN MORE: Visit the Planning Commission webpage, including the Commissioner District map, at or contact Jefferson County Department of Community Development at (360) 379-4450 or