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.
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.
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.