Department Info.
Michael Shuttleworth
Planning Manager

Physical Address:

1002 Dudley Avenue, Prosser WA 99350
Mailing Address:
PO. Box 910, Prosser  WA 99350
Phone Numbers:
Tri-Cities: 509-736-3086
Prosser  509-786-5612
Fax: 509-786-5629
Hours: 8-12 and 1-5
except holidays

Planning News

The Benton County Planning Commission currently has one "at large" vacancy on its seven-member board. The vacancy is for the remainder of a four-year term and may be re-appointed for four-year terms thereafter.  The first vacancy is an “at large” position and can be from any one of the three Commissioner Districts.  To receive an application, please call the Benton County Planning Department at 736-3086 (Tri-Cities) or 786-5612 (Prosser) or write to us at P.O. Box 910, Prosser WA 99350.  You may also download the application.

The primary responsibility of the Benton County Planning Commission is to make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on proposed subdivisions, zone changes, ordinance amendments, zoning ordinance amendments, Comprehensive Plan Amendments and to work on updates to the zoning, subdivision, and short plat ordinances.

Please mail the completed application to the Benton County Planning Department at PO Box 910, Prosser, WA 99350

In order to serve you better we have planning staff available in Kennewick.

Our Office has a Planner available in Kennewick on Thursday Mornings.  They will be in the Benton County Building Dept. Office located in the Kennewick Annex Building, 5600 W. Canal Drive from 9 a.m. until Noon.

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