Community Development

Current Planning

Current Planning

The Current Planning Division is responsible for the administration and regulation of land development, comprehensive land use planning, environmental services, and the processing of land use permits by applying current Chelan County Codes, the Shoreline Master Program, county-adopted city codes for the Urban Growth Areas of Wenatchee, Cashmere, Chelan, Entiat & Leavenworth and other Washington State and US Federal laws.

The Division provides assistance to the public on questions regarding: land development; subdivision; land use and zoning; environmental applications; shoreline development; and provides technical support to the Planning Commission; Hearing Examiner; the Board of County Commissioners, and other agencies on a wide array of community development issues.

Coming Soon:

Information and forms regarding Lead-Arsenate soil contamination on historic orchard sites that are under consideration for development.  What you need to know, and how you may accomplish the required remediation on these sites.

Lead-Arsenate Pilot project outcome presentation HERE.

Current Planning Projects/Applications:

Mission Ridge - 2020 Application Material

Mission Ridge related county resolutions:

Mission Ridge County Correspondence:

Mission Ridge - Comments Received (related to):

Eagle Creek Subdivision

Wheeler Ridge

Preliminary Final MDNS (issued 11/10/2020)

Final Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance (December 30, 2020)

Approved HMMP 21-067 (issued July 30, 2021)

Supporting documents referenced in the MDNS:


Historical SEPA documents:

Attachment A Critical Areas

Attachment B Cultural

Documents and Presentations

Attachment C Steffans Meadow Plan

Documents and Presentations

Attachment D WDFW DNS

Figure 2019

Documents and Presentations

Wheeler Ridge SEPA Checklist

Documents and Presentations

Posted: 01/30/2015 02:10 PM
Last Updated: 09/22/2021 01:50 PM

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Community Development Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 01
    Dec 2021
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - December 1, 2021

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 15
    Dec 2021
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - December 15, 2021

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference