Planning & Building

PLANNING AND BUILDING DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT
To provide solution-oriented services to the community through applying professional skills, adopted plans, and standards that facilitate the growth of the local economy, enhance the quality of life, and preserve the natural environment for current and future residents.

To provide professional advice and technical expertise to elected officials, appointed boards and commissions, city departments, and citizens to assist in understanding and addressing key community issues and priorities.

To Encourage:

  • Planning principles that promote rational, economic, and environmentally efficient land use allow Zillah to grow in a manner consistent with the community's goals. 

  • The land's utmost quality development and uses through the application of conscientious regulations and Development review which applies performance and aesthetic standards for new development and redevelopment.

  • Inspections and equitable enforcement of the City of Zillah codes promote a safe, well-built environment. 

  • The highest ethical and professional standards, and with an enduring respect for our customers and the public trust.

BUILDING PERMITS

Building Permits are required for certain projects you do around the house or business. If you are doing construction of any kind, you should make an appointment with our Building Inspector, who will help you determine if you need a permit for your work.

PLANNING MEETINGS

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January 17, 2024 Packet 1-17-24 Minutes 1-17-24 Video 1-17-24
February 6, 2024 Packet 2-6-24 Minutes 2-6-24 Video 2-6-24
       

 

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PLANNING / BUILDING DEPARTMENT12 documents

  • Building Permit FAQ's
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  • Building Fire and Safety Information
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  • Comprehensive Plan
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  • Zoning Code
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  • Zillah Municipal Code
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  • Zoning Map
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  • Tuscan Design Districts
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  • Building Permit Online Portal
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  • Nuisance Complaints Online Portal
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  • Design Standard Review Permit
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  • Development Standards
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Street Plan - 6yr TIP3 documents

  • Complete Streets - 2021
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  • Complete Streets Ordinance 1463
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  • Zillah - Six yr TIP 2025-2030
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2018 Comp Plan Amend, Rezone, SEPA Proposed36 documents

  • AckLetter 6-18.pdf
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  • Aff of Mailing-6-13-18.pdf
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  • Aff. of Mailing- Final DNS.pdf
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  • Aff. of Publication 6-13-18.pdf
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  • Comment letters- Community and Agencies.pdf
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  • Comp 2018-02 application.pdf
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  • Comp Plan & Rezoning 2018.pdf
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  • Comp Plan Amend-Citywide rezone Staff rpt 7-12-2018.pdf
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  • Comp Plan Amend-Citywide rezone Staff rpt 7-31-2018 REVISED.pdf
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  • Comp Plan PC Exhibits sheet 7-17-2018.doc-.pdf
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  • Comp Plan PC Exhibits sheet 8-7-2018.doc-.pdf
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  • COMP2018-02, RZ2018-03 & ER2018-04 APO & DNS.PDF
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  • ER2018-04 COMP & REZONE 2018.pdf
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  • ER2018-04- Comp & Rezone APO & Final DNS .pdf
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  • fulu-Comp Plan Amend 2018pdf.pdf
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  • Lori Steinmetz- withdrawal text.pdf
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  • Notice of Intent to Adopt Amendment 6-8-2018.pdf
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  • parc 20112531501 LDS Church.pdf
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  • parc 20112533003 Flecther.pdf
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  • parc 20112533482 City First ave.pdf
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  • parc 20112541010 Lefors- Schooley.pdf
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  • parc 20112541011 City Pump house.pdf
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  • parc 20113611014 Funk.pdf
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  • parc 20113612485 Waymire.pdf
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  • parc 20113612487 McCormick.pdf
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  • parc 20113612544 Lefors- Railroad Ave..pdf
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  • parc 20113621403 Walker.pdf
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  • parc 20113621442 Zillah School District.pdf
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  • parc 20113622406 Steinmetz.pdf
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  • PC Agenda-7-17-18.pdf
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  • PC minutes 3-6-18.pdf
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  • Proposed Comp Plan Amendment 6-8-2018.2 (002).pdf
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  • Rezone Cooper Ln- Funk application.pdf
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  • RZ 2018-03 City wide.pdf
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  • Steinmetz application.pdf
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General Sewer Plan1 document

  • General Sewer Plan
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Capital Facilities Plan1 document

  • Capital Facilites Plan
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Water System Plan1 document

  • 2021 Zillah WSP Update 2nd Draft Revised.pdf
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Climate ChangeNo documents

Middle HousingNo documents

Project Notification2 documents

  • SP 2024-01 Meade Dr
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  • Mead Townhomes Civil Plans 2022-137 (1).pdf
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    Mead Townhomes Civil Plans

Yakima County Hazard Mitigation Plan1 document

  • Yakima County Hazard Mitigation Plan
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Zillah Housing Action Plan1 document

  • HAP Zillah.pdf
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