Planning and Development Services

Andy Back, Division Manager

Welcome to Planning and Development Services, a division within Washington County's Department of Land Use and Transportation (LUT). Planning and Development Services Division 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: lutdevel@co.washington.or.us


Long Range Planning

Theresa Cherniak (Community Planning) and Steve Szigethy (Transportation Planning), Principal Planners

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