Location and Hours of Operation
The City of Hood River Planning Department is located in City Hall at 211 2nd Street. A planner typically is available for walk-in questions from 8 a.m. through noon on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. This schedule is necessary to ensure adequate time for staff to focus on land use applications, legislative tasks, building permits and enforcement.
Review the list of current land use applications.
State Street Urban Renewal Project
Learn about the project.
Review the 2011/2012 (current) Planning Fee Schedule. Fee changes became effective July 1, 2011. No changes adopted in 2012 or 2013.
Application Forms & Documents
Go to the bottom of the Application Forms & Documents page to review the city's Comprehensive Plan, Economic Opportunities Analysis, I-84 Interchange Area Management Plans, Transportation System Plan, Columbia River Waterfront Goal 5 Economic, Social, Environmental and Energy (ESEE) Analysis, and the 2005/2006 community survey.
Planning Commission Agendas and Minutes
Review recent Agendas & Minutes for the City of Hood River Planning Commission.
Starting a Business in Hood River
The Hood River Economic Development Working Group has created Business Siting Guides to walk new and expanding businesses through the processes required to start a business in Hood River County, Cascade Locks, and the City of Hood River.
These guides provide an overview of the potential permitting requirements as well as contact information for all of the relevant departments. It also contains great information focused on the business support services and programs available for starting or growing a business in the county. Check out the guides on MCEDD's website.
Comprehensive Planning for State Parks in the Gorge
Join in the comprehensive planning process for Oregon State Parks in the Columbia River Gorge.
Mt. Hood Multimodal Transportation Plan
ODOT, in partnership with the Mt. Hood National Forest, Clackamas County, Hood River County and FHWA-Western Federal Lands Highway Division, is working on a project to improve safety and enhance travel options around Mt. Hood. Learn about the project.
On Sept. 27, 2013, the MHMTP’s Project Leadership Group (PLG), comprised of decision-makers from the Oregon Department of Transportation, Clackamas County, Hood River County and the Mt. Hood National Forest, approved the list of projects that make up the Plan. The PLG considered input from stakeholders, including more than 2,200 respondents who defined their project priorities in the August 2013 public survey. Identifying project priorities through the survey helped partners prioritize the MHMTP project list.
Frequently Asked Questions