Oregon Housing and Community Services has released County Housing Profiles as part of their development of a statewide Housing Plan. You can see Wasco County's data here: http://www.oregon.gov/ohcs/DO/shp/profiles/Wasco-County-Housing-Profile.pdf The data sheet gives information on wages related to housing affordability, home ownership rates, and some other indicators of economic and housing health. Data shows that there is … Continue reading Oregon Statewide Housing Plan
The Wasco County Planning Department has a Code Compliance Officer that ensures our land use codes are followed. The officer also enforces a separate Code Compliance and Nuisance Abatement Ordinance to help keep Wasco County healthy and beautiful! This year, staff were awarded funding from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to help low income … Continue reading Abatement and Recycling Program
As part of the update to our Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan, Planning staff is hosting a community workshop on October 30th at the Planning Office from Noon until 7 PM. Come grab a donut, watch a disaster flick, and learn more about how we in Wasco County plan for Natural Hazards! Natural Hazards are a … Continue reading Come to the Planning Office for Disasters and Donuts!
We have our last workshop meeting Thursday September 28th at 6:30 pm in the Dufur School Cafeteria, and then will be presenting results on October 3rd at 3pm at the Discovery Center to the Citizen Advisory Group and Planning Commission. If you are interested in reading about all the input we have received from the … Continue reading Vision Workshop Results