Planning & Development
Divisions & Core Functions
Linn County Planning & Development is responsible for providing fair, consistent and objective administration of zoning and building regulations for the unincorporated areas of Linn County and cities that contract with the department. The Planning & Development Department is also responsible for balancing the needs of the customers and the public through building safety and the wise use of land and environmental resources.
The Planning & Development Department has two divisions with the following core functions:
- Development applications
- Land use and development review
Boards and Commissions
Planning & Development staff provides support to the following Linn County Boards and Commissions:
Read the application and learn more about the review process for utility-scale solar applications. Read on...
The Linn County Board of Supervisors approved an amendment to the Unified Development Code. The significant change in the amendment involves small animal allowances in rural residential zoning districts. Read on...
Les Beck will retire after 20 years; Charlie Nichols to succeed Beck. Read on...
The Linn County Planning and Development Department announces updates to the Unified Development Code and building division service areas. Read on...
Linn County reminds residents and groups planning public events in unincorporated Linn County that they must apply for a temporary use permit. Read on...