Several months ago, we published an infographic sharing the results of some analysis from the Planning and GIS departments that depicts possible new lots in farm and forest zones: A few community members requested a similar map be created for possible divisions in the forest zone: If you are familiar with the Wasco County zoning … Continue reading New Lots in Forest Zones
Resource Zones in Wasco County
Staff has created a new explainer video to highlight some key facts related to resource zones in Wasco County: One of the foundations of the Oregon statewide land use planning program is the goal to protect and conserve farm and forest lands for future uses. Zones relate to the type of land uses permitted/prohibited, and … Continue reading Resource Zones in Wasco County
Wasco County Farm Subsidies
One of the things we wanted to understand, in preparing for the Comprehensive Plan update, was how some farmland in Wasco County is currently being used and how that may change in the future. A critical program for conserving land and habitat is through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). In 2016, land enrolled in the … Continue reading Wasco County Farm Subsidies
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