General office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Planners are available for general questions between 8:00 am and 1:00 pm or by appointment.
To Ask A Planner your question, email our planning team.
Short-Term Rental (STR) Information:STR Application STR Informational Handout STR Standards Property owners need to obtain an STR permit prior to using a dwelling as a STR. How STRs are permitted and the type of STR permit differs depending on how property is zoned. An unpermitted STR could be subject to enforcement and penalties.
The Planning Department oversees all unincorporated portions of Hood River County outside the City Limits of Hood River and Cascade Locks. Department functions are organized into three categories: 1) public service; 2) development review; and 3) project planning (legislative amendments and special projects). Collectively, the department provides technical assistance and information to the public and local officials, administers the county land use regulations, supports a variety of planning-associated programs, and generates citizen interest, input and participation in the planning process. One of the department’s primary roles is the administration of the Hood River County Zoning Ordinance (HRCZO), where focus is placed on full compliance with state and local laws.
|File Number||Applicant||Request||Location||Hearing Date|
ODOT NSA LUP Application 415-17-0213
||ODOT - Mitchell Point Geotechnical Boring Project||NSA - LUP||Mitchell Point State Trail|
Final Opinion & Order
Record of Decision Case #2016-099
|Rebecca Rawson||LUBA Remand||N/A|
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