205 W 5th Ave
Ellensburg, WA 98926-2887
Monday - Friday
8 AM - 5 PM
Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
Face Coverings Required In County Facilities Starting August 23, 2021
To comply with the Statewide Face Coverings order, beginning Monday, August 23, 2021, all Kittitas County employees and customers in County facilities will be required to wear a face covering when indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
The mission of Kittitas County Community Development Services is to assist the citizens of Kittitas
County in planning for the use and development of land and buildings while protecting public health
and safety, sustaining a vibrant economy, promoting the conservation of natural resources, and protecting
Kittitas County adopted the 2018 Building, Fire, Energy and related Codes and made them effective March 2, 2021.
All new building and fire permit applications received on or after March 2nd will be administered under the 2018 Codes.
Kittitas County Community Development Services held 6 public visioning meetings in February and March 2016 followed by a community visioning survey.
These meetings and the survey are summarized in the
Public Visioning Summary Report and
the Addendum to Community Vision Report. The Addendum includes a draft Vision Statement for the 2037 Kittitas County Comprehensive Plan.
Kittitas County proposes a substantial update to its Critical Areas Ordinance (KCC Title 17A). After...
Kittitas County proposes a substantial update to its Critical Areas Ordinance (KCC Title 17A).
Community Development Services Releases Annual Docket Amendments to Kittitas County Code
Burn Ban and Fireworks Ban to go into effect midnight on Friday, June 4th, 2021.
Kittitas County Community Development Services
411 N Ruby ST, Suite 2
Ellensburg WA 98926
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8 AM - 5 PM (Closed for Lunch from 12 PM - 1 PM Daily)
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Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.