Zoning & Land Use Regulations

Clatsop County’s Land Use Planning Division provides zoning information for properties outside of urban growth boundaries and city limits including rural service areas, such as Arch Cape, Jeffers Gardens, Knappa-Svensen and Miles Crossing. Zoning information is available on Web Maps or by contacting the Land Use Planning office at (503) 325-8611 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information on setback requirements and permitted uses, call us at (503)325-8611 or use our Zoning Guide. More information is available under Frequently Asked Questions.

Zoning Ordinance

The Clatsop County Land and Water Development and Use Code, codified January 9, 2021, combines zoning, subdivision, land partitioning, use and activity standards, transportation standards into one ordinance.

Clatsop County Code of Regulations

The Clatsop County Code of Regulations contains non-land use regulations such as business licensing requirements, short-term rental operating standards, and code compliance processes and fines.