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The Department of Community Development is dedicated to providing programs, regulations and resources that support existing and encourage new businesses, enhance the quality of life for our residents and promote Wenatchee as a desirable place to live, work, visit and invest.

SPOTLIGHT: The City of Wenatchee adopted their Complete Streets Policy on Thursday, September 8th via Ordinance 2016-24. This policy is the first step of the City's Pedestrian Master Plan and will help guide plans, designs, construction, operations, maintenance and funding for projects with the intent to safely and adequately provide comfortable and convenient access and mobility upon, along and across our right-of-ways, trails and transit system for users of all ages, abilities and modes.

Planning to Blossom

Planning to Blossom 2037: The Wenatchee Urban Area Comprehensive Plan is the governing providing guidance and direction to the City Government in its actions and implementation of principles for community development. This plan provides an inside look on how the City of Wenatchee is looking across the entire community at social and economic issues, historical assets, cultural values, the sustainability of the community, condition of housing and the impacts to neighborhoods including infrastructure, community facilities, transportation networks and safety. 

We provide guidance and support for the following:

Resources for our citizens and customers include:

Contact the Department of Community Development or the Department of Economic Development:

Address:  1350 McKittrick Street, Wenatchee, WA
Hours:  Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Community Development Director Glen DeVries 

Building/Building Permits: (509) 888-3244
Code Enforcement: (509) 888-3270
Community Programs: (509) 888-3258
Comprehensive Plan/Long Range Planning: (509) 888-3253
Historic Preservation: (509) 888-3285
Housing Programs: (509) 888-3250
Inspections: (509) 888-3263
Zoning/Land Use Permits: (509) 888-3256

Thank you for visiting our site. If you have any feedback on how we may better serve you, please contact us at (509) 888-3200.