Lake County Planning Department
Darwin Johnson Jr.
Lakeview, Oregon 97630
The Lake County Planning Departments responsibilities include the preparation and maintenance of the County's Land Use Plan, processing requests for special district annexations, county road naming and vacations, and the administration and implementation of zoning ordinances. Our Planning Department works to provide needed information and technical assistance and provides assistance to the Lake County Planning Commission and the Lake County Board of Commissioners.
NOTICE IS HEREBY given that the Lake County Board of Commissioners are seeking volunteers for vacated Positions 2 & 3 (preferred south Lake County residents) on the Planning Commission. Volunteers would participate in public hearings in which land-use proposals on private property, located outside the town/city limits of Lakeview and Paisley required to be reviewed for compliance with Local and State law, compatibility with adjacent property land-uses, and suitability given the properties size, location, physical constraints, etc. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for a four year term. Regular meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm in the Lake County Courthouse located at 513 Center St. in Lakeview, and occasionally in other meeting places in the various rural communities within the county. Meetings typically last from one to three hours. The positions are unpaid; however, Lake County will reimburse for mileage costs relating to meeting attendance. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Lake County Planning Commission, please stop by the Lake County Planning department or Board of County Commissioners Assistant’s Office to pick up an application, or call 541-947-6036 to get one mailed to you. The application is also available at www.lakecountyor.org. Please respond as soon as possible and before August 18th so the Planning Commission can review the applicants before making a recommendation to the Board of Commissioners.
Positions open until filled.
2015 Planning Commission Schedule
Planning Commission Agendas & Meeting Minutes
Please Note: The Planning Commission normally does not meet during the month
The Planning Department is located on the main floor of the Courthouse, Room 215.
If you are attempting to develop land in Lake County, please see the following information list:
Developing Land In Lake County
The following link is for copies of the Tax Assessor's Maps in PDF form.