Applications and Fees

Per RCW 36.70B.220 each county and city having populations of ten thousand or more that plan under RCW 36.70A.040 shall designate permit assistance staff whose function is to assist permit applicants. Clark A. Posey has been designated as permit assistance staff for Benton County. For copies of documents that are not online please contact the Planning Department at (509) 786-5612.

RCW 36.70B.220 also requires the County to make available a list of all current local government regulations and adopted policies that apply to the subject application and provide copies upon request. That information can be found on our Codes, Plans and Policies page. 

Below is a list of available applications and informational brochures for the Planning Department. Please be aware that changes to the "fillable PDF" cannot be saved to your computer so make sure to print it before you close the application! 


LAND USE APPLICATIONS

Communication Facility

$500

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

May require an Environmental Checklist

Conditional Use Permit

$630

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

May require an Environmental Checklist

Multiple Detached Dwelling

$200

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Temporary Dwelling

$100

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Variance

$630

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Variation

$150

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

LAND USE APPLICATIONS: SUBDIVISIONS

Boundary Line Adjustment

$100

PDF Form

 

Short Plat Exemption

$100

PDF Form


Short Plat

$350

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

May require an Environmental Checklist

Short Plat Vacation

$300

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Preliminary Plat

$1,000

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Environmental Checklist Required

Revision to an Existing Approved Subdivision/Planned Development

$150 for minor revisions
$350 for major revisions

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Subdivision Alteration

$500

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Subdivision Final Plat

$250

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Subdivision Vacation

$500

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

ZONING APPLICATIONS

Zone Change

$840

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Environmental Checklist Required

Zoning Determination

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

ENVIRONMENTAL/SHORELINES/CRITICAL AREAS APPLICATIONS

Environmental Checklist (SEPA)

$300

PDF Form

 

Critical Area Review

$100

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Mineral Extraction

$300

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

May require an Environmental Checklist

Mineral Resource Protection

$300

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

May require an Environmental Checklist

Shoreline Master Plan Change

$1,000

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Environmental Checklist Required

Shoreline Management
Substantial Development

$300.00

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Environmental Checklist Required

Shoreline Management
Conditional Use and/or Variance Permit

$740.00 each

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

May require an Environmental Checklist

Special Flood Hazard Development Permit

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

May require an Environmental Checklist

COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Comprehensive Plan Amendment (not for Urban Growth Areas)

$1,000

PDF Form

Fillable PDF


Comprehensive Plan UGA Amendment

$2,000

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Comprehensive Plan
UGA Inventory Spreadsheet & Addendum
(to be submitted w/UGA CPA Application)

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

GENERAL APPLICATIONS

Appeal of the Planning Manager's Decision

$630

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Boundary Review Board Notice of Intention

$50

PDF Form


Child Day Care Type A

$120

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Child Day Care Type B

$630

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Home Occupation

$100

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Private Road Name Change

$150.00

PDF Form

Fillable PDF

Planning Commission & Boundary Review Board Member Application

N/A

PDF Form


Adult Use (Entertainment) Business

See application
for fees


 

 

 

       
       
       

       
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