Planning

Thomas Carroll - Planning Official

The Planning Division is currently closed to the Public

Land Use and Environmental Applications can be submitted by mail, email or faxed to the following contacts:

Yakima County Planning                                                                           128 N. 2nd Street                                                                                         4th Floor Courthouse                                                                               Yakima, Washington  98901

Email: Planning_Info@co.yakima.wa.us

Fax: (509) 574-2301

Upon receipt of your application, a notification will be sent with instructions on payment

Please make sure your contact information is on the application materials and includes both daytime phone number and email

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.

Yakima County Planning Commission News

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

Planning Division Sections

Code Compliance & Enforcement

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)

Zoning & Subdivision

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

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

Biennial-Comp-Plan-Amendments