Welcome

Tom Glover, AICP, Director
Second Floor, Suite 200
310 West Poplar
Walla Walla, WA 99362, US

Staff Directory

Community Development Home

 

 

Contact Information
509-524-2610 Main
509-524-2611 Inspection Requests
509-524-2612 Daily Burn Decision

Email:
     commdev@co.walla-walla.wa.us
Document/Application Submttals:
     permits@co.walla-walla.wa.us

Office Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM*
*closed at 3:00 PM on Wednesdays

Planning Commission

The Walla Walla County Planning Commission is a seven-member citizen body appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to advise the Board on a variety of legislative actions, including:

  • amendments to the Comprehensive Plan;
  • amendments to the subdivision code, WWCC Title 16;
  • amendments to the zoning code, WWCC Title 17;
  • amendments to the environment code, WWCC Title 18, except to the SEPA procedures (WWCC Chapter 18.04); and
  • other actions requested or remanded by the Board of County Commissioners.

The Planning Commission generally meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 7PM on the 2nd floor of the County Public Health and Legislative Building at 314 W. Main Street, Walla Walla, WA. Agendas for these meetings are posted in this space. 

Member List

Name

Position

District Term Expires

Buckley, Bryce

Chair

3

03-01-2021

Carruthers, Chuck

Member

2

03-01-2021

Clemens, Bill

Vice Chair

2

03-01-2020

Liberty, Michelle

Member

2

03-01-2020

McCaw, Bruce

Member

3

03-01-2019

Newcomb, Linda

Member

1

03-01-2022

VACANT

VACANT

VACANT

VACANT

  

Planning Commission Roster
Public Meeting Procedures and Protocols
Bylaws

Meeting Agendas and Materials
Date/Time Location Materials Minutes/Resolutions

June 6 , 2018

7:00 PM
Regular Meeting

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Agenda
Draft Mintues for Review (05-23-18)
Map showing proposed Walla Walla and College Place UGA amendments

 
May 23 , 2018

7:00 PM
Special Meeting
Notice

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Agenda
Draft Minutes for Review (04-11-18)
Draft Minutes for Review (04-18-18)

Staff Report - development regulations amendments (CPA18-001/ZCA18-001)
Staff Report - UGA land capacity and residential density (CPA18-001/ZCA18-001)
Staff Report - College Place 1 - Martin Field (CPA17-005/REZ17-005,ZCA17-005)
Staff Report - College Place 2 - SR125 South (CPA17-006/REZ17-006)
Staff Report - Walla Walla South (CPA17-008/REZ17-008)
Staff Report - Sheryl Cox UGA Expansion (CPA17-004, REZ17-004)
Staff Report - JR Simplot Company UGA Amendments (CPA17-003, REZ17-003)

 

May 2, 2018

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

April 18, 2018

7:00 PM
Special Meeting
Notice

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Agenda
Staff Report

Draft Chapter 4 - Housing Element

Draft Chapter 6 - Rural and Resource Lands
Draft Chapter 9 - Utilities
Draft Chapter 10 - Capital Facilities
Draft Chapter 11 - Economic Development
Draft Chapter 12 - Burbank Subarea
GMA Update Checklist


Minutes

 

April 11, 2018

7:00 PM
Special Meeting
Notice

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Agenda
Draft Minutes for Review 02-07-18
Staff Report - Chapters 1-3, 5, 7
Draft Chapter 1 - Introduction
Draft Chapter 2 - Critical Areas Element
Draft Chapter 3 - Shorelines Element
Draft Chapter 5 - Land Use Element
Draft Chapter 7 - Parks and Recreation Element
GMA Checklist
December Open House Results
December Online Survey Results
Staff Report - Chapter 8
Draft Chapter 8 - Transportation
GMA Checklist - Transportation
6-Year TIP
6-Year Priority Array
WWVMPO 2040 Plan NHS System and Roadways

Minutes

 

April 4, 2018

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

March 7, 2018

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

February 7, 2018

7:00 PM
Regular Meeting

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor -
Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Agenda
Draft minutes for review 01-03-18

1. Staff Report
- County population projections/allocations (CPA18-001)
1. Attach D - Letter from City of WW
1. Attach E - Email from City of Waitsburg

1. Attach F - Email from City of Prescott

1. Attach G - Email from City of College Place


2. Staff Report
- Dozier proposal (ZCA17-003)
2. Attach G-NN - Public Comments

3
. Staff Report - Abeja proposal (ZCA17-004)

4. Staff Report
- College Place 1 - Martin Field UGA removal (CPA17-005, REZ17-005, ZCA17-005)

5. Staff Report
- College Place 2 - SR-125 UGA expansion (CPA17-006, REZ17-006)

6. Staff Report
- Walla Walla - South Third and Langdon UGA removal (CPA17-008, REZ17-008)

7. Staff Report
- Walla Walla - North UGA expansion (CPA17-007, REZ17-007)
7. Attach E - Public Comment

8. Staff Report
- Sheryl Cox UGA Expansion (CPA17-004, REZ17-004)
8. Attach D - Letter from City of Walla Walla

9. Staff Report
- JR Simplot Company UGA Amendments (CPA17-003, REZ17-003)

Application Materials

Resolution 18-01

 

January 3, 2018

6:00 PM
Special Meeting
Notice

7:00 PM
Regular Meeting

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Agenda - Special Meeting
Background Information - short-term rentals/VRBOs

Agenda - Regular Meeting 
2018 Preliminary Docket Memo Application Materials

Minutes - Regular Meeting

 

December 6, 2017

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

December 4, 2017
December 5, 2017

Special Meeting Notice

Special Meeting Notice
2018 Update Webpage

 
November 1, 2017

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

October 4 , 2017
7:00 PM

**Note: there will be an informational public meeting held by staff on the amendments prior to the PC meeting from 6:00 - 6:45 PM.

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Agenda
Draft Minutes for Review 09-06-17
Public Notice
CPA17-001 REZ17-001 - Packet
ZCA17-002 - Packet
CPA17-002 REZ17-002 - Packet
CPA17-002 REZ17-002 Attachment 10

CPA17-002 REZ17-002 Public Comment - Morash - 09-29-17

CPA17-002 REZ17-002 Public Comment - Turner - 10-03-17


CPA17-002 REZ17-002 Applicant's maps and table 10-04-17

Application Information

Resolution 17-04

 

September 6, 2017
7:00 PM

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Agenda
Draft Minutes for Review 08-02-17

CPA17-002 REZ17-002 Letter

Minutes

 

August 2, 2017
7:00 PM

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Agenda
Dr
aft Minutes for Review 06-07-17
BOCC Resolution 17-197 - setting the final docket

Minutes

 

July 5, 2017

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

June 7, 2017
7:00 PM

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Agenda
Draft Minutes for Review 05-03-17
Staff Report: Cavalli (CPA17-001, REZ17-001)
Staff Report: Knowles (ZCA17-002)
Preliminary Docket Application Information

Resolution 17-03
Minutes

May 3, 2017
7:00 PM

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Agenda
Draft minutes for review 04-05-17
Staff Report: 2017 Preliminary Docket

Preliminary Docket Application Information

Minutes

 

April 5, 2017
7:00 PM

**Note: there will be an informational public meeting held by staff on the amendments prior to the PC meeting from 6:15 - 6:45 PM.

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Notice
Agenda

Draft minutes for review 03-01-17
Staff Report: Public Hearing on amendments to Chapter 17.36 related to nonconforming situations (ZCA16-013)

Minutes
Resolution 17-02

 

March 1, 2017
7:00 PM

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Agenda
Draft minutesfor review 02-01-17 
Staff Report: Workshop on nonconforming Use/Lot provisions

Minutes

 

February 1, 2017
7:00 PM

**Note: there will be an informational public meeting held by staff on the agritourism and value-added ag amendments prior to the PC meeting from 6:15 - 6:45 PM.

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Notice
Agenda
Draft minutes for review 01-04-17
Staff Report: ZCA16-004, ZCA17-001, Susan Buchanan and alternative amendments

Minutes
Resolution 17-01

January 4, 2017
7:00 PM

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla

Agenda
Draft minutes for review 12-07-16
Staff Report: ZCA16-004, Susan Buchanan

Minutes