BUILDING | PLANNING | CODE COMPLIANCE
UPDATE REGARDING THE ADOPTION OF THE 2021 WASHINGTON STATE BUILDING CODE:
The Washington State Building Code Council voted on September 15, 2023, to delay the effective date of the 2021 codes. The new effective date for all building codes is March 15, 2024. Previously, the effective dates were October 29, 2023, and July 1, 2023, respectively.
To provide Building, Land Use, and Code Compliance services to the citizens of Walla Walla County through the application of local, state and federal policies and regulations which facilitate the growth of the local economy, enhance the quality of life for current and future generations, and protect the general public health and safety. The Community Development Department staff will provide service that is courteous, efficient, responsive, professional, and solution focused.Contact Us
The building doors are locked for security, but we're here to help you, please use the keypad to the left of the entrance to contact us when you arrive.Public Office Hours: Monday - Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by appointment outside these hours.
You may visit our website for 24/7 services such as the eTRAKiT portal.
310 W. Poplar Street
Second Floor, Suite 200
Walla Walla, WA 99362
509-524-2610 - Office Mainline
509-524-2611 - Inspection Requests
509-524-2612 - Daily Burn Decision
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Submit building permit applications by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or upload into the eTRAKiT portal.
Submit land use applications by email to email@example.com
2023 SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM (SMP) UPDATE PROGRES
The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) voted unanimously to adopt the draft Shoreline Master Program Periodic Update document at the BOCC hearing on June 26, 3023. The next step is for the Ordinance adopting the draft SMP to be signed by the BOCC. The Ordinance is currently with the County Attorney's Office for review prior to submittal to the BOCC for signature.INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR COUNTYWIDE PLANNING POLICIES UPDATE
The County and the cities have approved an interlocal agreement outlining a collaborative process for reviewing and updating, if necessary, the Countywide Planning Policies (CPPs). Each jurisdiction will appoint representatives to participate in this process. A planning consultant will be selected to lead and facilitate this process.
Interlocal Agreement (unsigned)
Request for Qualifications and Proposals (RFQ/P) for consultant - priority review deadline Monday, March 27 at 4PM