Planning Division

The Planning Division is responsible for managing the Comprehensive Land Use Plan and administering the County's zoning regulations and long range land use planning. Professional planners supported by clerical staff perform these tasks.


Planning Division Staff

Austin McGuigan, Planning Director

Mark Bernard, Senior Planner

Sidney Mulder, Assistant Planner

Cole Steckley, Permit Specialist

Kayla Bizon, Office Specialist

Autumn Hillebrand, Office Manager

Commissions & Committees

Committee for Citizen Involvement
Planning Commission

Current Projects

The Planning Division often works on projects with the Planning Commission, the Committee for Citizen Involvement, and the Board of Commissioners. For more info, visit Planning Division Current Projects.

Flood Control Information

See Links below or visit the Polk County Be Flood Smart! website.

Polk County Interactive Mapping

The Polk County WebMap contains several interactive digital maps that allow you to explore Polk County Oregon with simple controls for viewing them. WebMap was developed to provide access to digital maps at Polk County for County employees, government partners, businesses and the public.

The following documents are provided in Portable Document Format (.pdf). PDF versions can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you don't already have Acrobat installed on your system, you may download the Adobe Acrobat Reader, which acts as a "plug-in" for your web browser, for free. Publications in Portable Document Format may be viewed, searched and printed out to look exactly like the original.