COWLITZ COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION
The Cowlitz County Planning Commission is an Advisory Body on land use decisions appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The Commission is made up of nine volunteer members - three from each Commissioner’s district. Planning Commission members represent a cross-section of community interests.
Planning Commission meetings are open to the public. Meetings are held every third Wednesday at 7:00 pm on the third floor of the County Administration Building at 207 Fourth Avenue North, Kelso, WA.
The Planning Commission operates according to adopted Rules of Procedure.
Upcoming Meeting Dates, Agendas & Materials: Click on the following date links to view
As of July 2021 - Meetings have returned to in-person
Planning Commission meetings are held on the 3rd floor of the Cowlitz County Admin Building
** New as of January 2022 - meeting access is available through the ZOOM link located on the Agenda for each month.
December 16, 2020 - NO Meeting
September 16, 2020 - No Meeting
May 20, 2020 - No Meeting
April 15, 2020 - No Meeting
March 18, 2020 - No Meeting
Contact the Planning Commission
c/o Cowlitz County Building & Planning
207 Fourth Avenue North Rm #119
Kelso, WA 98626
or email: Laura Gressett, Planning Commission Secretary
Planning Commission Members
Planning Commission Members Representing District No. 1
Erica Rodman, Woodland (Term Expires 1/31/2025)
Greg Hoffman, Kalama (Term Expires 1/31/2024)
Jim Bain, Kalama (Term Expires 01/31/2025)
Planning Commission Members Representing District No. 2
Joel Rupley, Longview (Term Expires 01/31/2023)
Matthew Peters, Longview (Term Expires 01/31/2024)
Mary Jane Melink, Longview (Term Expires 01/31/2025)
Planning Commission Members Representing District No. 3
Mark Smith, Chair, Toutle (Term Expires 01/31/2026)
Robert Sudar, Vice Chair, Longview (Term Expires 01/31/2024)
Charles "Phil" Hall, Castle Rock (Term Expires 01/31/2023)