Planning Division

Our Mission
The mission of the Planning Department is to promote the general welfare of the City of Pasco by ensuring that all development activity follows the city’s Comprehensive Plan, as well as the Subdivision Ordinance and Zoning Ordinance of the Municipal Code.


The Planning Department is charged with overseeing state-mandated updates of the Comprehensive Plan , as well as acting in an advisory role to the Planning Commission on Municipal Code revisions.

The Planning Department also administers land-use related planning applications, oversees major Planning projects, and prepares reports for Planning Commission hearings, Historic Preservation Commission hearings, and hearing examiner reports.

To find zoning information by address or tax parcel number, please access our Planning Projects Search.

To find general zoning information city-wide, please access the Zoning Map.

Quick Zoning Reference Table
For a quick reference for planning where to place your house, detached garage, shop, or shed on your residential lot, view our Quick Zoning Reference Table Adobe Acrobat Icon. For official guidance on development standards, refer to the Zoning Ordinance (Title 25) of the Pasco Municipal Code.