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The Commission shall prepare recommendations for the Board of Commissioners regarding proposed amendments to the County's land-use and development regulations; make decisions on quasi-judicial land use matters; and, in its capacity as the Committee for Citizen Involvement (CCI), assist the Board of Commissioners with development and evaluation of the County's Citizen Involvement Program related primarily to land-use planning (ORS 215.020).

Meets: Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month (as needed) at 7:00 p.m. at the Sunset Building Meeting Room
Membership: 9 members
Term: 4 years

Next Planning Commission meeting will be Tuesday, April 21st. 

Click here for the April 21st handout.  You can also find more information here.

LU-19-091; First Congregational United Church of Christ: Due to recent state restrictions on public gatherings, along with Benton County's commitment to keeping the public safe, the public hearing for LU-19-091; First Congregational United Church of Christ; Conditional Use Permit is postponed.  A new public hearing date will be set as soon as we determine the necessary measures to reduce risks while still enabling members of the public to participate in the hearing.

Planning Commission Members

Ken Kenaston, Chair

Corvallis area

David Dowrie, Vice Chair

Philomath area

Christine Hauser, Member

Philomath area


Nicholas Fowler, Member

Albany area

John McEvoy, Member

Corvallis area

Jennifer Gervais, Member

Corvallis area

Nancy Wyse, Member

Corvallis area

Sean Scorvo

Monroe Area

Department: Community Development Department (Web page)
Has Opening: Yes, One (1) Opening