Information Links
Agendas & Minutes

Brett Estes
Community Development Director/
Assistant City Manager
Phone: 503-338-5183
bestes@astoria.or.us 

Rosemary Johnson
City Planner
Phone: 503-338-5183
rjohnson@astoria.or.us 

Sherri Williams
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 503-338-5183
swilliams@astoria.or.us 

Lisa Ferguson
Building Codes Permit Technician
Phone: 503-325-1004
lferguson@astoria.or.us 

Jack Applegate
Building Official / Code Enforcement Officer
Phone: 503-325-1004
Cell: 503-468-9603
japplegate@astoria.or.us     

Community Development

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.

HOW TO CONTACT US:

  • Phone us at: (503) 338-5183
  • Fax us at: (503) 338-6538
  • E-mail us at: swilliams@astoria.or.us
  • Mail your inquiries to:
    Community Development Department
    Astoria City Hall
    1095 Duane Street
    Astoria, OR 97103

Fee Schedule

City service fees for Community Development Department

Resources

The following plans and documents are available from the Community Development Department either throug 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 
Astoria Zoning Map
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
User's Guide to Transportation Improvements in Astoria

Mapping System

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. 
http://gis.astoria.or.us/cartomation/index.htm



The Community Development Department manages the following services. For more information, contact Sherri Williams at swilliams@astoria.or.us or 503-338-5183.

City Bicycle Lockers
Neighborhood Associations
Sandwich Board Signs on Sidewalks
Signs
Tables/Chairs on Sidewalks


Information Links
Agendas & Minutes

Brett Estes
Community Development Director/
Assistant City Manager
Phone: 503-338-5183
bestes@astoria.or.us 

Rosemary Johnson
City Planner
Phone: 503-338-5183
rjohnson@astoria.or.us 

Sherri Williams
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 503-338-5183
swilliams@astoria.or.us 

Lisa Ferguson
Building Codes Permit Technician
Phone: 503-325-1004
lferguson@astoria.or.us 

Jack Applegate
Building Official / Code Enforcement Officer
Phone: 503-325-1004
Cell: 503-468-9603
japplegate@astoria.or.us