Seaside Community Development

Welcome to the Community Development Department.

Situs Address: 1387 Avenue U

Mailing Address: 989 Broadway

Seaside OR 97138

Telephone: 503-738-7100

Fax: 503-738-8765

Open Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm. Closed for the lunch hour from Noon to 1 pm.

Closed on all major Holidays.

The Community Development Department is comprised of two divisions:

Building and Planning.


The Building Department issues structural, plumbing, and mechanical permits

under the authority of the Building Codes Division for the State of Oregon. We 

provide inspections for these permits to ensure they meet the State of Oregon

Building Codes. We also participate in the State of Oregon's minor label program.


Electrical permits and electrical inspections can be obtained through Clatsop County Building Codes

: 800 Exchange St. Ste 100, Astoria OR, 97103

Telephone: 503-338-3697,  Fax: 503-338-3666  E-mail:


The Planning Department is responsible for the administration and maintenance

of the comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance. The department provides Planning

assistance to the City Council, Planning Commission, and the general public.

It also helps develop and implement new planning studies and programs.

Zoning Ordinance Master Updated 2019                       Comprehensive Plan Updated 2019

        Flood Damage Prevention - City Ordinance - Chapter 152 - Amendments 2018 

Sign Ordinance -  Sign Ordinance Amendment Sandwich Boards

Subdivision & Land Partition Ordinance  Vacation Rental Dwelling Complaint