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Dec 17

Cowlitz County Building & Planning Announces Open House

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 4:51 pm by Greta Holmstrom


Cowlitz County Building & Planning announces Open House to be held at the Cowlitz County Expo Center:

The Department of Building & Planning is hosting an Open House for community members, contractors and professionals to learn about and comment on Department programs. Wednesday, January 7th from 4:00 to 6:00 at the Cowlitz County Expo Center.

The Open House will feature multiple stations at which community members can engage Department personnel on a wide variety of topics including; 

*The County’s Shoreline Master Program Update 

*Long Range Planning, include the County’s Comprehensive Plan Update and other proposed ordinances and ordinance updates 

*Current Planning, including zoning, land use and subdivisions 

*The Building and Fire Codes 

*Permit Processing, including applications, staff consultations, over the counter and on-line permitting 

*The new Code Enforcement program beginning in 2015

Community members will have the opportunity to ask questions of staff present as well as to leave written comments on the Department’s programs and projects. In addition to the Open House, a general overview of the Department and introduction of key staff members will take place at 4pm, followed by a brief Q&A opportunity. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. The Cowlitz County Expo Center is located at 1900 7th Avenue, in Longview, WA.