Planning

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Welcome to the Benton County Planning Department's web pages.  The Planning Department oversees land use, zoning, the comprehensive plan & environmental uses within unincorporated Benton County.


Our Goals:

To provide timely, responsive and helpful service to all members of the public by assisting property owners, residents, businesses, and development interests in interpreting the County's regulations and requirements for land use.  To provide technical support to the Planning Commission, the Hearings Examiner, Board of County Commissioners and other agencies.



 IN THE SPOTLIGHT
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Benton County is in the process of updating its Comprehensive Plan. 

You can view information regarding the update process here

Materials for open forums, public hearings etc. can be found  here.  If you wish to comment on this process please fill out our comment form.


The Code Enforcement Office is now located within the Planning Department.  If you should need to contact the Code Enforcement Officer, please call (509) 222-2301.

Information regarding Code Enforcement can be found at the link to the left.  The Request for Information Form can be found here.
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The Washington State voters approved Initiative 502 on November 6, 2012. Initiative 502 established the guidelines for growing, processing, selling and possessing marijuana within the State of Washington.

On November 14, 2017,
Benton County passed Resolution  2017-786  rescinding 
Resolution 2017-643.  This new resolution sets forth policy on how marijuana is treated under the County’s zoning regulations.

Copies of the emergency interim ordinances to prohibit the production and processing of marijuana  are available here.

Please note that the Planning Commission Meeting scheduled for November 14 has been changed to November 21st at 6 p.m., 1002 Dudley Avenue, Prosser WA 99350.








ANY INFORMATION SUBMITTED TO BENTON COUNTY IS SUBJECT TO THE PUBLIC RECORDS DISCLOSURE LAW FOR THE STATE OF WASHINGTON (RCW CHAPTER 42.17) AND ALL OTHER APPLICABLE LAW THAT MAY REQUIRE THE RELEASE OF THE DOCUMENTS TO THE PUBLIC.
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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

 
 
 
 

 
Benton County    620 Market Street    Prosser, Washington 99350
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