Planning and Development Services
Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation continues to provide most services remotely - online, by phone or via U.S. Mail.
Our lobby in Suite 350 of the Public Services Building is open to the public for in-person services. Lobbies in our Walnut Street Center are closed, but in-person services are available by appointment (call 503-846-7623.) We urge all customers to continue to conduct business remotely whenever possible to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
Customers entering our buildings will be asked to provide their contact information for contact-tracing purposes. Customers will be required to wear a facial covering (mask), practice physical distancing (at least six feet of separation) and adhere to occupancy limits. Hours and locations
|8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday||155 N First Ave., Ste 350, MS14,
Hillsboro, OR 97124
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 Charles D. Cameron Public Services Building and consists of three sections:
Scott Linfesty, 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.
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.
Erin Wardell, Principal Planner, 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.