- Community Development
- Planning Division
The Planning Division provides public information services and promotes land use and development in accordance with City policy and applicable laws. The Planning Manager organizes and coordinates planning and land use functions. This person also facilitates Planning Commission and Appeal Board of Adjustment meetings and is responsible for the Comprehensive Plan Update process.
The State of Washington provides that annexation may occur by one of three methods: petition, election, or resolution. The petition method is typically the means by which property owners can request to be annexed to the City.
The City of Longview has adopted and administers through its Community Development Department a Critical Areas Ordinance Number 3082, which is set forth as Chapters 17.10 and 17.12 of the Longview Municipal Code.
A comprehensive plan is an in-depth look at all the things that make up our city – homes, businesses and industries, streets, sidewalks, environment, economy, historic resources, and others – that sets the City’s goals, objectives, and policies related to each.
Longview Municipal Code Zoning 19
Read more about the Longview Municipal Zoning Code.
Longview Online Maps
Longview Online Maps is a public mapping application that provides information about the City of Longview from a spatial perspective.
Neighborhood Map (PDF)
View the neighborhood map for Longview.
Planning Commission Agendas
Peruse the Planning Commission Agendas.
Shoreline Master Program
This ordinance modified Longview Municipal Code Chapter 17.60 so as to adopt the Shorelines Master Program for Longview, Washington.
Zoning Map (PDF)
Peruse the zoning map for Longview in PDF -or- look for 'Longview Online Maps' for an searchable GIS zoning map with aerial photos and parcel lines.
Information about zoning restrictions on locations for either cultivation, processing or retail sale of marijuana are adopted in sections 19.25.025, 19.44.100 and 19.58.110 and 19. 44.020 and 19.58.020 of the Longview Municipal Code. A buffer map was developed in 2014 depicting prohibited areas. It is only reflective of the buffers in effect at that time and may only be considered for reference as conditions and buffer locations will change over time.
Downtown Action Plan (PDF)
Downtown Action Plan 2011