Planning Division

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In response to COVID-19 -  Although the City of Keizer City Hall Lobby is closed to in-person counter service, the Community Development Department is still available to help our customers. We are available by phone at (503) 856-3441 or (503) 856-3442 or by email to russelld@keizer.org between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. We look forward to the opportunity to assist you and will continue to try and return your calls or emails the same day we receive them.

Land Use Applications and other documents can be submitted by mail to City of Keizer, PO Box 21000, Keizer OR 97307, by email to russelld@Keizer.org or dropped off at the City of Keizer main lobby.  Payments can be taken by phone.

Senior Planner : Shane Witham
Email: Shane Witham 

Assistant Planner: Dina Russell
Email: Dina Russell

Office Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Phone Numbers : (503) 856-3441

Fax Number : (503) 390-8288

To request a preapplication meeting

The Planning Division is responsible for both current and long-range planning efforts affecting the City.  Staff serves as technical support to the Planning Commission, making recommendations and providing guidance and expertise regarding amendments to the Development Code and other City Ordinances. The Division is also responsible for coordinating updates to the Comprehensive Plan, Transportation Systems Plan, and serves as a voice for Keizer on various region-wide planning and transportation efforts.

The Planning Division is committed to working with other departments, agencies, and jurisdictions in order to effectively address the issues and concerns facing the citizens of Keizer over future growth and development.