Planning

Lynn Deitrick, AICP


Manager/Planning Official
Purpose
Our purpose is to help our community define and achieve its preferred future. Planning is engaged in a wide range of community development service activities related to subdivision, zoning, environmental, long range comprehensive planning, special projects, intergovernmental coordination, grants, and public involvement.

Planning Division News

Yakima County Planning Commission News

Planning Commission meeting agenda information can be viewed at: 
​ http://www.yakimacounty.us/AgendaCenter

Yakima County Hearing Examiner Hearings

Meetings are held at the City of Yakima Council Chambers at 129 N. 2nd Street
 
September 7, 2017 9:30 a.m.
Gilbert, Sagehen, LLC
ZON2017-00004
Re-Zone Request from R-1 to SR
Planner: Dinah Reed

September 21, 2017 9:30 a.m.
Heffron
ZON2017-00005 SEP2017-00026
Re-Zone Request from Mining to Agriculture
Planner: Dinah Reed

November 30, 2017 10:00 a.m.
Granite NW Inc. / Rowley / Yakima Nation/ Selah Moxee Irrigation District
APL2017-00003 APL2017-00004
Appeal Hearing
Planner: Thomas Carroll Long Range Division
NEW information page for Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP)
Planning Division Sections

Environmental

The Environmental Section of Planning administers the Yakima County Critical Areas Ordinance, Regional Shoreline Master Program and the Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA)

Long Range Planning

The Long Range Planning Section is responsible for the maintenance of the Yakima County Comprehensive Plan and the formulation and amendment of county land use regulations

Zoning & Subdivision

The Zoning & Subdivision Section works with the implementation of the Comprehensive Plan and Development Regulations by administering Title 19