Community & Economic Development
The Community & Economic Development Department provides the citizens of La Grande order, safety and vitality by facilitating, managing and supporting customer-driven development projects, offering excellent service and value.
The Community and Economic Development Department is comprised of the following Divisions:
- Oversees the implementation of the Urban Renewal Plan, the Economic Development Plan and the Main Street program; works in partnership with other local, regional and statewide economic resources.
- Oversees Building, Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical and related Permits for all Commercial, Industrial and Residential construction in Union County and all municipal jurisdictions within Union County.
- Oversees all Land Use Standards related to Residential, Commercial and Industrial development within the City of La Grande and its Urban Growth Boundary.
- The City and the Union County Economic Development Corporation work together to strengthen and enhance existing businesses and encourage the relocation and development of new businesses in La Grande. Videos designed to introduce you to La Grande and Union County are available here.
Also see: Connections for Business