Planning Department

Please make checks payable to Baker County

Application Type Used for: You will also need:
Appeal Appeal of a land use decision The decision being appealed, including date of the decision; A statement demonstrating the applicant has standing to appeal; A detailed statement of specific issues being appealed; A statement demonstrating specific issues were raised during the comment period, except when the appeal is filed by the applicant; and filing fee.
Conditional Use Permit
Conditional Uses A narrative addressing criteria, site plan, fee
Request additional time on an existing land use approval Fee
Flood Plain Development Permit Development in a special hazard flood zone Fee, typically also requires an elevation certificate from certified engineer/surveyor
General Application   Site plan, fee
Home Occupation For businesses inside primary residence Site plan, fee
Property Line Adjustment Application Movement of a common property line between two Map showing property line to be adjusted, fee *Please note, applications need to be printed on 8.5 x 14 legal size paper.
RR-5/RR-2 Dwelling Permit Dwellings in residential Site plan, see checklist on application
Road Inspection Road inspection for private road or driveway Map showing location of drive, fee
Wireless Communication Zoning Clearance Co-location or repair of existing wireless communication facility Specification sheets, site plan, fee Please see our Cell Tower Help Sheet for More Details
Acknowledgement of Farm and Forest Practices   Needs to be notarized and filed with the County Clerk
Replacement Dwelling Affidavit   Needs to be notarized
Zoning Clearance Application    

*Please be advised all applications need to be signed by all owners listed on the Deed.


Planning Department Fees

We are located in the basement of the Courthouse
1995 Third St
Baker City, OR 97814

Contact Information
Phone: (541) 541-523-8219
Fax: (541) 541-523-5925
General E-mail:

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm