Winthrop, WA town hall building


Winthrop Planning Department

The Planning Department is responsible for long- and short-term land use planning, zoning, and environmental review and permitting. The department consists of the Town Planner and the Planning Commission.

Contact town planner:

Current Planning Notices
Current Planning Commission Agenda
Shoreline Master Program Update – Winthrop has engaged Highlands Associates to assist with updating our outdated Shoreline Master Program. Watch this space for opportunities to provide input.
Housing Action Plan - This is the HAP proposed for adoption by the Town of Winthrop. It is informed by the HAP written by Beckwith Consulting, supplemented by additional data and our own research and grounded in the local context.
Beckwith Consulting Housing Action Plan – The Beckwith Consulting HAP and appendices informed the development of the Planning Commission’s HAP and are proposed to be adopted for reference.
Draft Park Plan 2024

Planning and Land Use Resources
Official Zoning Map
Winthrop Municipal Code Title 17 - Zoning
Winthrop Municipal Code Critical Areas Regulations
2015 Winthrop Comprehensive Plan
2018 Parks and Recreation Plan
Electric Vehicle FAQ

Planning Commission
The Planning Commission is an appointed volunteer committee of citizens who advise the Town on land use matters. Regular meetings are scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month and are open to the public. Check the agenda above for details.

Contact the Planning Commission

Receive the Planning Commission Agenda by Email: