The City of Pendleton Planning Department provides assistance with land use and related issues to citizens, current and prospective businesses, and other government agencies. Planning Department staff administers the Unified Development Code, the Sign Code, Annexations, and many other issues related to land use. Planning Department staff provides support to the Planning Commission and City Council.
Director of Community Development
What We Do: An overview.
Ordinances and Maps Zoning Map and development-related ordinances.
Application forms for all common land use actions plus City Business Licenses and helpful information for testifying at a public hearing.
The Planning Commission meets the first and third Thursday of every month. Meetings may be canceled if there is nothing on the agenda. Meetings are NOT canceled due to bad weather unless City Hall is closed.
Planning Commission Materials Planning Commissioner Training Materials, including the Public Hearing Process.
Historic Preservation Information on the City's Historic Preservation Inventory and regulations
Other Useful Stuff
Periodic Review Updates to the City's Comprehensive Plan adopted in 2013.
Report of the Pendleton Planning Commission 1923: Almost 100 years old and still relevant.
Downtown Pendleton Studies Includes a number of studies showing strategies that may help to improve our downtown.
Related Links More fun Planning-related links than you can shake a stick at.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center - core concepts of pedestrian and bicycle design and strategies.