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:

Building Division

The Building Division provides the following services:

Planning & Zoning Division

The Planning & Zoning Division provides the following services:

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  1. Linn County Board of Supervisors Approves Agritourism Ordinance

    The new ordinance streamlines the approval process for the majority of agritourism operations, reducing off-site parking requirements, and reducing or eliminating application submittal requirements. Read on...
  2. Public Meetings Scheduled for Review of Updated Utility-Scale Solar Ordinance

    Meeting dates are Sept. 5, Sept. 13, and Sept. 20. Read on...
  3. New Office Hours for Planning & Development

    New office hours are now in effect. Read on...
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