- Community Development
The Building Division provides three main functions; administrative and permit processing, plans review, and inspection services.
The city of Battle Ground partners with the Washington State Department of Revenue, Business Licensing Service (BLS), for the administration of its city business licenses.
The Battle Ground Community Development Department provides the administration of Code Enforcement within the City to enforce the rules and regulations of the municipal code, with primary emphasis on protection of the general health, safety, and welfare of its citizens.
The city is committed to expanding business and industry within our area. Our mission is to encourage economic development throughout the state that is consistent with adopted comprehensive plans, promote economic opportunity for all citizens of this state, and encourage growth, all within the capacities of the state’s natural resources, public services, and public facilities.
The Planning Division administers the zoning code for new and existing commercial, residential, and industrial lands within the City limits.