Planning and Development Services

Andy Back, Division Manager

Welcome to Planning and Development Services, a division within Washington County's Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT). Planning and Development Services is located in the Public Services Building and consists of three sections:

 

Building Services

Hank McDonald, Building Official

We work with developers, consultants, contractors, residents and the public to ensure that construction projects in unincorporated areas of the county are permitted and constructed in accordance with federal, state and local laws and codes.

Phone: 503-846-3470
Fax: 503-846-3993
Email: lutbldg@co.washington.or.us

 

Current Planning

Wayne Hayson, Principal Planner 

We work with developers, consultants, residents and the public to ensure that development in unincorporated areas of the county complies with state, Metro and Washington County plans, policies and codes. We also process complaints regarding potential improper uses or conditions on property in unincorporated areas of the county.

Phone: 503-846-8761
Fax: 503-846-2908
Email: lutdev@co.washington.or.us

 

Long Range Planning

Theresa Cherniak, Principal Planner for Community Planning

Steve Szigethy, Principal Planner for Transportation Planning

Long Range Planning prepares and maintains the county's planning documents and ordinances, including the Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area, the Rural/Natural Resource Plan, all Community Plans for urban unincorporated areas and the countywide Transportation Plan.

Phone: 503-846-3519
Fax: 503-846-4412
Email: lutplan@co.washington.or.us