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

Vice Chair

3

 

Carruthers, Chuck

Member

2

03-01-2021

Clemens, Bill

Member

2

03-01-2020

Kuykendall, KC

Member

2

03-01-2019

Liberty, Michelle

Member

2

03-01-2020

McCaw, Bruce

Chair

3

03-01-2019

Newcomb, Linda

Member

1

03-01-2018

  

Planning Commission Roster
Public Meeting Procedures and Protocols
Bylaws

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

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

 
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

 

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

 

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

 

December 7, 2016
7:00 PM

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

Agenda
Draft minutes for review 11-02-16
Staff Report: ZCA16-004, Susan Buchanan



Minutes

November 2, 2016
7:00 PM

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

Notice 
Agenda 
Draft mintues for review 10-05-16

Staff Report: ZCA16-002, Tim Rockey
- breweries

Staff Report: REZ16-001, CPA16-002, Walla Walla County 
- Grandview Avenue map amendments

Memorandum: ZCA16-010, Walla Walla County
- medical marijuana
Public Comment from Kunkel 11-01

Staff Report: ZCA16-004, Susan Buchanan (value-added ag and agritourism)

Minutes
Resolution 16-05

Resolution 16-06

 

October 5, 2016
7:00 PM

*Note: there will be an informational public meeting on the medical marijuana amendments held by staff 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

Agenda
Draft minutes for review 09-07-16  
Memo - medical marijuana
Memo - ZCA16-004 (value-added ag and agritourism)

Public comments from Alden Foote received 10-03-16


Minutes

September 7, 2016
7:00 PM

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

Agenda
Draft minutes for review 08-03-16
Staff Memo - ZCA16-004
(Application Information)

Minutes

August 3, 2016
7:00 PM

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

Agenda
Draft minutes for review 06-01-16

Memo on Medical Marijuana

Adopted Ordinance 448

Minutes

July 6, 2016

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

June 1, 2016
7:00 PM*

*Note: there will be an informational public meeting held on item ZCA16-007 (Port of Walla Walla) by staff 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

Agenda
Draft minutes for review 05-04-16

Staff Reports:
Tim Rockey (ZCA16-002) 
Touchet Riggs Holdings (ZCA16-003) 
Susan Buchanan (ZCA16-004)
County (CPA16-002/REZ16-001)
Port of Walla Walla (ZCA16-007)

(Application Information)

Minutes
Resolution 16-03
Resolution 16-04

 

May 4, 2016
7:00 PM

 

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

Agenda
Draft minutes for review 04-06-16
Staff Report: 2016 Preliminary Docket  ZCA16-002 - Tim Rockey
ZCA16-003 - Touchet  Riggs Holdings 
ZCA16-004 - Susan Buchanan 
ZCA16-006 - Day Care Centers (Walla Walla County) 
CPA16-001 REZ16-002 - Cavalli 
CPA16-002 REZ16-001 - Terry Brown (Walla Walla County)
Staff Report: Port of Walla Walla Amendment (ZCA16-007)

(Application Information)

Minutes

 

April 6, 2016
7:00 PM*

*Note: there will be an informational public meeting held by staff 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

Notice
Agenda
Draft minutes for review 03-09-16
Staff Report: Floodplain Standards
Staff Report: SMP Update

April 2 Revised Draft SMP


Resolution 16-01
Resolution 16-02

Minutes

March 9, 2016
7:00 PM*
(Special Meeting)

*Note: there will be an informational public meeting held by staff 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

Notice
Agenda

PowerPoint Presentation
Memo: Amendments to Chapter 18.12, Flood Damage Prevention
Cumulative Impacts Analysis
No Net Loss Report

Minutes

March 2 , 2016

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

February 3, 2016
7:00 PM*

*Note: there will be an informational public meeting held by staff 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, WA 99362

Agenda
Draft minutes for review (01-06-16)
Draft Shoreline Master Program (SMP) 
Shoreline Environment Desigations Map**

**The map file is a packaged .ZIP file with a .KMZ file to be used in Google Earth.

Minutes


January 6, 2016
7:00 PM

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Agenda
Draft minutes for review (12-02-15)
Shorelines Analysis Report
Visioning Summary Report
Public Engagement Summary
Shoreline Restoration Plan
PowerPoint Presentation


Minutes

December 2 , 2015
7:00 PM*

*Note: there will be an informational public meeting held by staff prior to the PC meeting at 6:15 PM.

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Notice
Agenda
Draft minutes for review (11-04-15)
Staff Report: Wedding and Event Centers
Staff Report: Bed and Breakfast Guesthouses
(Link to Applications)

Resolution 15-03
Resolution 15-04
Minutes

November 4, 2015
7:00 PM*

*Note: there will be an informational public meeting held by staff prior to the PC meeting at 6:15 PM.

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Notice
Agenda

Draft minutes for review (10-7-15)
Staff Report H1: CPA15-001, REZ15-001
Staff Report H2: ZCA15-001
Staff Report H3: ZCA15-003
Staff Report H4: ZCA15-005
Staff Report H5: ZCA15-007
Staff Report: Wedding and Event Centers
(Link to Applications)

Resolution 15-02
Minutes

October 7, 2015
7:00 PM

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Notice
Agenda
Draft minutes for review (8-5-15)
(Link to Applications)
Draft Amendments - Event Centers

Table on events/event centers

Minutes

 

September 2 , 2015
CANCELLED

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

August 5, 2015
7:00 PM

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Minutes

July 1, 2015
7:00 PM

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Agenda
Draft minutes for review (6-3-15)
Staff Report 1A: CPA15-001, REZ15-001
Staff Report 1B: ZCA15-001
Staff Report 1C: ZCA15-002
Staff Report 1D: ZCA15-003
Staff Report 1E: ZCA15-004
Staff Report 1F: ZCA15-005
Staff Report 1G: ZCA15-006
Staff Report 1H: ZCA15-007
(
Link to Applications)

June 3, 2015
7:00 PM

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Agenda
Draft minutes for review (5-6-15)
Workshop Memo - Draft SMP Administration Section

Minutes

May 6, 2015
7:00 PM

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Agenda
Draft minutes for review (4-1-15)
Workshop Memo
Link to Applications

Minutes

April 1 , 2015
7:00 PM

Public Health and Legislative Building
2nd Floor - Room 203
314 W. Main Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Minutes

March 4, 2015
CANCELLED
CANCELLED
CANCELLED
February 4, 2015
CANCELLED
CANCELLED
CANCELLED
January 7, 2015
CANCELLED
CANCELLED
CANCELLED