The Community Development Department is responsible for economic development, land use planning, zoning administration, building inspection, historic preservation, code enforcement, and the Urban Renewal Districts. The Department provides staff support to the Planning Commission (APC), the Historic Landmarks Commission (HLC), the Design Review Committee (DRC), Astoria Development Commission (ADC), and the Traffic Safety Advisory Committee (TSC).
The Department administers the City Comprehensive Plan, the Development Code, and the Zoning map. The Department also administers the City’s Building Inspection Program.
The office is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
8:00 AM- 11:00 AM: All Staff will be available at the counter.
11:00 AM- 5:00 PM: All Staff will be available by appointment only.
Please walk-in, Email, or call 503-338-5183 to schedule an appointment.
HOW TO CONTACT US:
- Phone us at: (503) 338-5183
- Fax us at: (503) 338-6538
- E-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail your inquiries to:
Community Development Department
Astoria City Hall
1095 Duane Street
Astoria, OR 97103
Community Development Projects
The Community Development Department is involved in many different projects as well as the daily planning and building codes responsibilities. For a list of these projects, select the Projects tab above.
City Service Fees for Community Development Department
Department Project Reports
From time-to-time the Community Development Department updates the City Council on its projects and activities. Select the following link for the most current update.
Status Update 9-13-13
Status Update 4-16-14
Status Update 9-2-14
Status Update 1-9-15
Status Update 7-10-15
Status Update 9-21-15
Status Update 1-12-16
Annual Report 2015-2016 Power Point Presentation 1-6-17
City Council Goal Setting Power Point Presentation 1-6-17
The following plans and documents are available from the Community Development Department either through the web link, or a paper copy is available at a reasonable cost by contacting the Department as noted above.
Astor-East Urban Renewal Plan
Astor-West Urban Renewal Plan
Astoria City Code
Astoria Comprehensive Plan
Astoria Development Code
Astoria Gateway Area Transportation and Growth Management Plan
Astoria Port-Uniontown Transportation Refinement Plan
Buildable Lands Inventory
Downtown Parking Plan
East Gateway Transportation Plan
Gateway Master Plan
Historic Preservation Plan
Rehab Astoria Right
Riverfront Vision Plan
Riverfront Vision Plan Appendices
Trails Master Plan (This is a large file and may take extra time to load.)
Transportation System Plan, Volume 1
Transportation System Plan, Volume 2
User's Guide to Transportation Improvements in Astoria
Did you know there are maps available for you to get information on a tax lot, zoning, flood areas, and topography on properties within the city limits of Astoria? When you select the following link you will be directed to Astoria's Geological Information System (GIS) maps.
The Community Development Department manages the following services. For more information, contact email@example.com or 503-338-5183.
City Bicycle Lockers
Sandwich Board Signs on Sidewalks
Tables/Chairs on Sidewalks