Planning Department

The Baker City Planning Commission is scheduled to hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020.  Due to COVID-19, the Planning Commission will be conducting the meeting via teleconference to only discuss postponing the hearing.  Staff has recommended postponing this hearing until July 15, 2020. The date and time of the continuance will be announced on the Baker City Website and in the Baker City Herald newspaper.

The Planning Department has propsed updates, revisions and additions to the comprehensive plan & map, development code, and zoning map for the City of Baker City.  You can find more information HERE.  To submit a comment, click here.

Map of Properties Proposed for Re-Zone
Draft Development Code - with proposed revisions
Summary Table of Proposed revisions to Development Code
Draft of Goal 9 of the Baker City Comprehensive Plan revisions
Draft Economic Opportunities Analysis for Baker City

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.

We look forward to working with you!

Baker City Development Code
• Fees 
• Floodplain Development 
• Frequently Asked Questions 
• Maps 
• Applications and Help Sheets 
• Planning Commission 
• Public Notice 
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us for more information.

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