Planning Department

Welcome to the Harney County Planning Department!  Most all of the land use applications, building permits and other documents we use are listed here for download, printing or reviewing right online. 

Brandon McMullen, Planning Director
450 N. Buena Vista #11
Burns, OR 97720
Phone: 541-573-6655
FAX: 541-573-2762
Email: brandon.mcmullen@co.harney.or.us

Howard Palmer, Building Program Tech
Phone: 541-573-8174
Email: howard.palmer@co.harney.or.us

Current Events:

Current Land Use Applications:

Notice of Decision/Adoption of Ordinance 2012-70-In the matter of ammending the county zoning ordinance Sections 9.030 & Sections 9.040 to update appeal procedures.

Land Use Application Flow Chart:

The process involved with making land use applications under Oregon Land Use Laws and the subsequent County Comprehensive Plan can be difficult to understand so the Planning Department has developed the convenient Land Use Application Flow Chart replicated below.  Follow the link to access a full size version.

Permit Applications
Click on the permit name to open, view and print; in PDF format.





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Land Use

Septic Permits

Dev. Permit

Building Program

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