Planning Department

Baker City is considering revisions to the Development Code and Comprehensive Plan, including adopting a new Housing Needs Analysis. To learn more or participate in this process, please consider attending the following hearings in Council Chambers at Baker City Hall:


  • Planning Commission Work Session – May 19th, 2021
  • Planning Commission Public Hearing – June 16th, 2021
  • Joint City Council/Planning Commission Work Session – July 14th, 2021
  • City Council Hearings – TBD (likely starting the end of July 2021)


​The proposed revisions could affect all properties in Baker City. For more information, review documents using the links below, visit the Planning Department at 1995 Third Street, or call 541-523-8219. Check back for updates.​


About Us

Welcome to the Planning Department. We provide information on the Baker City Development Code, Comprehensive Plan, land use zoning, floodplain development, and more. We are a customer driven department that is focused on supporting the community vision of Baker City as a great place to live, work and play.

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If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us for more information.

We look forward to working with you!

The Planning Department is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We are located in the basement of the Baker County Courthouse.

Baker City-County Planning Department
1995 Third Street, Suite 131
Baker City, OR 97814
Phone: (541) 523-8219
Fax: (541) 523-5925

Quick Links: 
 OR Maps (Assessor and Aerial Maps) 
 FEMA Flood Map Service Center 
 Baker County Assessor Property Search 
 Baker County Planning Department