Planning Commission


Meetings are held on the second Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. with a work session on the fourth Monday, as needed. Meetings are held in the Columbia County Planning and Building Department, located at 114 South 2nd Street, Dayton, Washington 99328.

NOTICE:  Zoom and phone login information is available on the current Agendas & Meeting Materials link below. 

Public Meeting

The Columbia County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on February 8, 2021 at 5:35 p.m. via the Zoom media platform, to take testimony for or against the proposed new Columbia County Code Chapter 15.20 “Sawn Lumber” and amending Columbia County Code Section 15.05.010  “Codes Adopted” to reflect current state building code adoptions. A copy of the proposed ordinance is available in the Planning and Building Department, located at 114 South 2nd Street, Dayton Washington, 99328. The meeting link  is:

Or you may call in via phone at 1-253-215-8782; Meeting ID: 829 0057 9353; Passcode: 203786

If you have any questions about the Planning Commission meeting times, agendas, or more, please email Dena Martin or contact by phone at (509)382-4676.

District Map (PDF)

Rules and Procedures (PDF)

Planning Commission Board Members

William CarterCommissionerSeat 1District 2
Jason ToweryChairSeat 2District 2 (float)
Jay BallCommissionerSeat 3District 1
Peter PaolinoCommissionerSeat 4District 2 (float)
Charles ReevesVice-ChairSeat 5District 3

Agendas & Meeting Materials

Current Agenda and Meeting Packet l View All

Planning Commission Meeting Minutes

Most Recent Minutes l View All

Please contact the Department of Planning and Building for copies of official, signed minutes which may include minor changes from those posted here.