Development Services - Planning Division

Welcome to the Planning Division of Grant County Development Services


The Planning Department handles individual land use applications, zoning reviews,po shoreline permits, environmental reviews and sign-off for building permits as well as provides information to the public on all land use related issues.











the planning department lobby is now open until 5:00 pm daily

*please be advised that land use permit applications are not able to be accepted after 4:00 pm in order to accommodate end-of-day accounting and administrative processes.*

Resolution No. 2017-079-CC: Suspending the submittal of site-specific Comprehensive Plan Amendment applications for the 2018 cycle. Revising the submittal deadline for the  2019 Comprehensive Plan Amendment cycle. 

Resolution No. 17-064-CC: 2017 amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and associated Zone Changes.


Department Staff:                              

  • Damien Hooper, Development Services Director
  • Tyler Lawrence, Senior Planner
  • Connor Lange, Associate Planner
  • Mary McRickard, Associate Planner
  • Alex White, Assistant Planner
  • Elisabeth Lauver, GIS Coordinator
  • Doris Long, Permit Technician


Hearing Examiner, Andrew Kottkamp

Planning Commission:

*Agenda Archives

*Minute Archives  


Physical address:

Mailing address:

          264 West Division Avenue           PO Box 37
          Ephrata, WA 98823           Ephrata, WA 98823

Phone: (509) 754-2011 ext 2501

Lobby Hours: Monday through Friday - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm(Closed from Noon to 1:00)
*Applications Not Accepted after 4:00 pm

This website is for informational purposes only. Information contained herein may not be up to date, and it is recommended that you contact the Planning Department before implementing anything found on this site.

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