Planning Department Description

Stevenson provides its citizens with a full-service planning department capable of informing and advising interested parties of all four aspects of the Planning Cycle: Adoption–>Implementation–>Evaluation–>Modification.

Through long-range planning services such as the Comprehensive Plan and the Shoreline Management Program Update, the Planning Department helps the community evaluate current regulations in light of recent trends and then take the necessary steps to modify and adopt new policies and regulations that will take Stevenson in the direction it wants to be in the future.Planning Cycle: Adopt, Implement, Evaluation, Modify

Through current planning services such as development permitting and grant project initiation, the Planning Department ensures that long-range plans are implemented both by attaining outside funding for special projects and reviewing all projects for consistency with the City’s development regulations and policies.