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Welcome
to the Benton County Planning Department's web pages.  The Planning Department oversees land use, zoning, the comprehensive plan & environmental uses within unincorporated Benton County.



Our Goals:

To provide timely, responsive and helpful service to all members of the public by assisting property owners, residents, businesses, and development interests in interpreting the County's regulations and requirements for land use.  To provide technical support to the Planning Commission, the Hearings Examiner, Board of County Commissioners and other agencies.



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Benton County is in the process of updating its Comprehensive Plan. 

You can view information regarding the update process here

Materials for open forums, public hearings etc. can be found  here.  

If you wish to comment on this process please fill out our comment form.


The Code Enforcement Office is now located within the Planning Department.  If you should need to contact the Code Enforcement Officer, please call (509) 222-2301.

Information regarding Code Enforcement can be found at the link to the left.  The Request for Information Form can be found here.
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The Washington State voters approved Initiative 502 on November 6, 2012. Initiative 502 established the guidelines for growing, processing, selling and possessing marijuana within the State of Washington.

On May 12, 2015, Benton County passed 
Resolution 2015-358 which sets forth how marijuana is treated under the County’s zoning regulations. 

 

The Benton County Planning Commission currently has two vacancies on its seven member board.  One vacancy is from County Commissioner District 2 and is for the remainder of a four-year term (expires 7/1/2019) and the other vacancy is an at-large vacancy from any Commissioner District and is for the remainder of a four year term (expires 7/1/2020).

To find more information please call the Benton County Planning Department at 736-3086 (Tri-Cities) or 786-5612 (Prosser) or write to us at P.O. Box 910, Prosser, WA 99350.  
More information and the application for Planning Commission appointment can be found here. You can also reach it through the Job Openings link on the front page of the County website.








ANY INFORMATION SUBMITTED TO BENTON COUNTY IS SUBJECT TO THE PUBLIC RECORDS DISCLOSURE LAW FOR THE STATE OF WASHINGTON (RCW CHAPTER 42.17) AND ALL OTHER APPLICABLE LAW THAT MAY REQUIRE THE RELEASE OF THE DOCUMENTS TO THE PUBLIC.
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Physical Address:
1002 Dudley Avenue

Prosser, WA 99350

 

Mailing Address:
PO. Box 910

Prosser  WA 99350

Phone Numbers:
Tri-Cities: 509-736-3086
Prosser  509-786-5612

 
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