The next phase of updates for Wasco County 2040 will be all about wildlife, forests and recreation.
Following our Citizen Advisory Group meeting on October 1st, staff is finalizing policy and implementation measure items for the November 5th Planning Commission hearing.
A part of the Goal 5 updates for Wasco County 2040 is to amend references from the National Wetland Inventory to the State Wetland Inventory.
During the 2019 Roadshow, Wasco County Planning staff and the Citizen Advisory Group presented information about pending legislation (Senate Bill 88) that would allow for accessory dwelling units (ADU) to be permitted in rural residential zones. Continue reading “Accessory Dwelling Unit Legislation”
Currently, Goal 8 (Recreation) in the Comprehensive Plan states that Wasco County Planning will “Discourage illegal recreational access through private agricultural lands.”
Planning staff gets frequent inquiries from people interested in building homes, secondary homes, or using their homes to supplement their income by renting out all or a portion of it. Staff has developed an infographic that talks about some of the popular alternative housing types and what we can/can’t approve:
On Thursday, September 19th from 5-6pm, the Wasco County Planning Department will host an open house to share information about the next updates for Wasco County 2040. Continue reading “Join us for an Open House”