Welcome to the Planning Division
Updated 10/26/2022

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9 AM to 4:30 PM,
Closed 12 PM - 1 PM


  • CANNABIS MORATORIUM - On October 25, 2022, the Cannabis Moratorium was extended to May 4, 2023 during the regular scheduled Commissioners Meeting.
  • ONLINE PERMITTING - We are excited to introduce the upcoming new online permitting platform, SmartGov.  Through the SmartGov online portal, the public will be able to review historic permit information, review parcel information, submit applications, make payments, track application status, request inspections, and more!  This transition will begin July 21, 2022 and continue through July 25, 2022.  New applications will not be accepted during this changeover period, and Planning & Building staff may not be available to assist the general public.  We appreciate your patience as we navigate this conversion and look forward to better serving our customers.
  • SUBDIVISION - On June 28, 2022, Grays Harbor County adopted Ordinance 474 related to Title 16  to include removal of Submittal Checklists from the County Code in addition to other minor changes.  Please contact a Planner at 360-249-4222, if you have any questions.
  • SHORT TERM RENTALS - On March 22, 2022, the County Commissioners adopted Ordinance 469  amending Title 17 of the County Code to include short-term rental (STR) standards.   More information is found on the short-term rental page. 


Grays Harbor County
Planning Division

100 West Broadway Avenue, Suite 31
Montesano, WA 98563
(P) 360-249-4222

(E) pbd@co.grays-harbor.wa.us