What’s Next for Wasco County 2040

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”

History of Exclusive Farm Use Zones in Oregon and Wasco County

Part of the recently approved Chapter 3 (Agricultural Land) of Wasco County 2040 is a historical review of farm land regulations and laws.  The history of agricultural lands and state law are critical to understand current agricultural lands regulations in Wasco County’s Land Use and Development Ordinance.

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2018 Roadshow Event and Outreach Results

Throughout 2018, the Wasco County Planning Department and Citizen Advisory Group have initiated a variety of outreach efforts to engage property owners, residents, stakeholders and other interested parties in Wasco County 2040.

Staff will be presenting results to date to the Citizen Advisory Group at the August 7th work session.  You can view the full report, that is part of the packet, by clicking on this link. Continue reading “2018 Roadshow Event and Outreach Results”