Printed on Nov 26, 2014 @ 8:02 AM
Please Note! Reduced Building Division Hours – Due to economic conditions, the Building Department will be receiving permits from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday - Friday only.
Wildfire Season Has Arrived! A ban on outdoor burning is in effect county-wide. Contact your local fire protection district for more information. Now is the time to take steps to protect your home from wildfire. Click here to learn the actions you should take.
A Floodplain Development Permit is required for ALL development conducted within the Special Flood Hazard Area (also referred to as the 100-year floodplain). This includes flood damage repair and projects that do not require building permits. (Read more...)
Permit Forms and Fees
The kinds of permits covered here are those for building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and septic system. This page includes downloadable forms and a fee schedule (the fees are subject to change).
For more general information about permits, you can download our permit information document (PDF).
Building Permits in Butterfly Habitat
Many permits within the potential habitat for a federally protected butterfly require review by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
This operating plan for local building inspectors was last revised July 1, 2005.
Oregon Building Codes Division
The Building Code Division of the Oregon Department of Consumer Businesses and Services website has information regarding state-wide building restrictions and regulations.
Learn more about developing land in rural Benton County.
A zoning map is available on the Maps home page.
Land Use Applications
This section includes land use application forms. Each form includes fees.
See general policies about County priorities and how land use planning should be done. (This planning information is not directly applicable to most land use applications, but is valuable to those who wish to see the long-term land-use goals and recommendations of the County).
The primary objective of the Community Development Department is to ensure that the Building and Land Use Laws of the State of Oregon and Benton County are followed in a fair and equitable manner.