Planning & Development
What We Do
Linn County Planning & Development is responsible for providing fair, consistent, and objective administration of zoning and building regulations for the unincorporated areas of Linn County and cities that contract with the department. Planning & Development is also responsible for balancing the needs of the customers and the public through building safety and the wise use of land and environmental resources.
Planning & Development has two divisions with the following core services:
The Building Division provides the following services:
- Helps ensure building safety
- Provides and processes Homeowner and Contractor permit applications
- Conducts inspections
- Reviews building plans
Planning & Zoning Division
The Planning & Zoning Division provides the following services:
- Development applications
- Utility-scale solar application review
- Land use and development review
With increased severity and frequency of natural disasters, building safety is now even more important. Read on...
NextEra Energy Resources LLC has submitted applications to Linn County Planning & Development for two utility-scale solar projects in Linn County – Duane Arnold Solar I and Duane Arnold Solar II. Read on...
The Linn County Board of Supervisors have approved revisions to our code of ordinances as it relates to construction codes in Linn County. Read on...