Boards and Commissions Detail

Planning Commission

Purpose:

These nine appointed volunteers advise the Board of County Commissioners on land use and transportation planning issues. They conduct public hearings, make final decisions on some changes to land use plans, and convey recommendations to the Board on comprehensive plan and community development ordinances.

Membership:

Nine members who are residents of the county.  Generally, two members are appointed by each Commissioner, and one by the Board Chair as an At-large appointment.  No more than two members can be engaged principally in the buying, selling, or development of real estate.  No more than two members can be engaged in the same occupation.

Meets:

First Wednesdays at 1:00 pm and Third Wednesdays at 7:00 pm

Term:

4 years

Time Commitment:

5 to 10 hours per month

Contact:

Paul Schaefer, Sr. Planner Land Use & Transportation

Phone:

503-846-8817

Email:

paul_schaefer@co.washington.or.us

Web site:

Planning Commission Website

Has opening: No