Current Planning

All customers are strongly encouraged to conduct business remotely whenever possible. Most services are available remotely - online, by phone or via U.S. Mail - 24 hours/day, seven days a week.

Appointments are recommended for in-person services at the Public Services Building. Appointments are required for in-person services at the Walnut Street Center.

See LUT Office Locations and Business Hours for more information.



Current Planning/Code Compliance is experiencing staffing shortfalls.

Services, including returning phone calls and emails,
may take longer than usual.

Your patience is appreciated.

Division Manager: Andy Back  |  Principal Planner: Stephen Shane


The public permit 2Development in unincorporated Washington County must comply with plans, policies and codes from the County, state and Metro. We work with developers, consultants and the public to make sure work is done safely and correctly.

We review all development proposals to make sure they meet requirements in the Community Development Code, which regulates land use and development activities in unincorporated Washington County.



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