Community Development Home

360 SW Avery Ave Location

The Benton County Community Development Department houses the Building Division and Planning Division. This department also oversees implementation of the Sustainability and Storm water Programs. 

HOURS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  - We will be closed December 25th & January 1st

Building Permit Counter:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. | Wednesday - 9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.                      (Closed during lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.)

Please allow at least 30 minutes for permit processing. For example, if you arrive after 4:00 P.M. we may not be able to serve you. Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing permits that do not require plan review can be applied for by licensed contractors 24/7 online using ePermitting.

Planning Counter:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. | Wednesday - 10:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Please call and make an appointment at 541-766-6819, if you need to speak with a particular planner and to be certain that the planning counter will be open when you visit.

Our mission is to make Benton County a better place to live.