Long Range Planning

The Long Range Planning Division is the lead agency responsible for long range comprehensive planning. This includes revised zoning, permit procedures, development standards and the subdivision codes as implementing regulations for the Chelan County Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan and development regulations are revised and updated on an annual basis.

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Comprehensive Planning

Chelan County was created in 1899 out of Okanogan and Kittitas Counties. According to the Census bureau, the county has a total area of 2,994 square miles and a population of 73,967. The county is led by 3 elected officials serving on the Board of County Commissioners, each representing a specific area of the county 9Commissioner District 1, 2, and 3).  Learn more...