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Planning Division

Current Development Services
Current Land use process information for actions involving development of commercial or residential property.  

Long Range Planning
The procedures with which the City of Battle Ground plans for development and growth within our current City limits as well as our Urban Growth Boundary. This includes the Comprehensive Plan, and infrastructure master plans.

Land Use Applications and Documents
Applications and submittal procedures for the Planning Division are available in PDF format. 

Planning Commission
The Battle Ground Planning Commission is a seven member volunteer board that is charged with advising the City Council on all legislative land use matters referred to them by the Council, including comprehensive planning, capital facility planning, transportation planning, and development codes.

Board members must be citizens of Battle Ground with the exception of two members who may live within the Urban Growth Area or within Clark County and own and operate a business within the City of Battle Ground. The Planning Commission members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by a vote of the City Council. 

Hearing Examiner
The Hearing Examiner is responsible for administering certain major land use decisions and hearing appeals of violations and administrative decisions. Land use actions that are included within the Hearings Examiner's purview include:

  • Subdivisions
  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Variances
  • Rezones

Erin Erdman
Community Development Director
Contact Me

109 S.W. 1st St., Suite 127
Battle Ground, WA 98604

Ph: (360) 342-5047
Fx: (360) 342-5049

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8:00 am - 1:00 pm