In December and January, Planning Department staff will be presenting proposed amendments to Chapters 2, 3, 6 and 9 to the Board of County Commissioners for approval. These correlate to work tasks 5-8, or land use planning incentives, agri-tourism, water resources and economic development. Continue reading “What’s Next for Wasco County 2040”
The Dalles/Wasco County Enterprise Zone was re-designated as the Wasco County Joint Enterprise Zone on July 1, 2018. Sponsors of this zone include: Cities of The Dalles, Dufur, Maupin, Mosier, and Wasco County, and the Port of The Dalles.
Wasco County Planning staff worked with partners for over six months to identify appropriate places for industrial and commercial development in unincorporated Wasco County, in keeping with existing zoning and land use patterns.
On October 9th, a work session with the Citizen Advisory Group (CAG) was held to discuss proposed updates related to work tasks 5-8. Feedback from the CAG and the public was incorporated into the draft presented before the Planning Commission on November 6th. The Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend approval to the Board of County Commissioners. Continue reading “Progress on Work Tasks 5-8”