Planning Department

The Baker City Planning Commission held a public hearing on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at Baker City Hall and approved revisions of the following items:

  • The Baker City Comprehensive Plan - Goal 9 Economic Element, based on an Economic Opportunity Analysis Report completed for Baker City; and
  • Revisions to the Baker City Development Code; and
  • Revisions to the Baker City zoning map for select properties in the City

These recommended items will be presented to City Council for final review during Council’s regularly scheduled session on August 25, 2020.

The proposed revisions could affect all properties in Baker City. Copies of the staff report and all materials are available for inspection at the Baker County Courthouse at 1995 3rd Street. All materials can be viewed for no cost, or provided at a reasonable cost. Digital versions can be e-mailed for free or are available online at the links below

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