Planning and Building

Columbia County Planning and Building oversees county land use, zoning, comprehensive plan updates, and environmental uses. The department also provides building services for Columbia County, the City of Dayton, the Town of Waitsburg, the Town of Starbuck, and Garfield County.

BUILDING INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

PLANNING INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

Submit a Comprehensive Plan Docket item.  The deadline has ended for the 2023 docket cycle. Submissions for the 2024 annual review may be submitted at any time.

Projects Open to Public Comment

Comments on the below projects may be submitted in writing to the planning department (114 S. 2nd St.) or via email to dena_martin@co.columbia.wa.us

Tucannon River PA 26 Phases III & IV Notice of Decision

Individuals may request special notification of applications, environmental checklists, determinations, notices, hearings and decisions regarding a specific proposal or proposal type by emailing dena_martin@co.columbia.wa.us

Payments

Pay for your permit online with a debit or credit card.

*Minimum $2 or 2.5% convenience fee applies.

We are continuously updating our website to better assist you. Please email Dena Martin at dena_martin@co.columbia.wa.us. If you have questions regarding the Planning and Building Department website or if you have any comments on how we can make this resource more useful for you.