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 online application / Development application documents
- Utility-scale solar application review
- Land use and development review
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...
Meeting dates are Sept. 5, Sept. 13, and Sept. 20. Read on...
New office hours are now in effect. Read on...