• Planning for the future.Wasco County 2040

    The Planning Department is kicking off its multi-year update to the Wasco County Comprehensive Plan.  Visit our project site for news, information and a look at how land use planning has impacted our community to date. Share with us your vision for the next twenty years by attending events, contributing your ideas, taking our survey and stay tuned for updates.

  • Experience the beautyof Wasco County

    Do you love to explore the great outdoors? Want to experience Oregon's history firsthand? Do you appreciate dramatic skies and wide open spaces? If so, Wasco County is the place for you. Come browse through Oregon's oldest bookstore, spend a day fishing or rafting on the Deschutes River, or enjoy local wines, beer and food set in stunning locations. From Mosier in the northwest corner to the Washington Family Ranch in the southeast corner, Wasco County has something for everyone.

  • Pioneering Pathwaysto Prosperity

    Pioneering pathways to prosperity is Wasco County's vision statement, and the guiding principle behind how County Government will serve our citizens. Together, these three words embody what Wasco County envisions to be: a County that looks for new ways to open opportunities for our citizens and and create landscapes in which we prosper, all while balancing the tension between preservation and progress. 

October

RFA Packet for Community Dispute Resolution Programs

Wasco, Hood River, Sherman, Gilliam and Wheeler counties are seeking applicants for the Community Dispute Resolution Grant program. Click on the link below for the application.
Request for Application Document

Please Comment on the Gorge 2020 Scenic Area Management Plan

Wasco County is asking citizens to comment on the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Management Plan. This plan will shape land use policy for years to come.

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