DC Planning

The Douglas County Planning Department:

  • Administers state, regional and local land use and zoning regulations in unincorporated areas of Douglas County
  • Provides information and technical assistance to the public and local officials
  • Supports a variety of citizen involvement and planning related programs


The planning program is administered under the guidance of the Board of Commissioners with the advice of the Planning Commission and other advisory groups. It is client focused with an expectation that quality comprehensive planning and administration can achieve a desirable future.


Douglas County Code Enforcement strives to improve the community through the enforcement of the counties adopted ordinances.


The information and linked documents provided on this site are available for informational purposes only. Interested persons should contact the Planning Department for specific details on applications, zoning or other information provided in this site. Correspondence received via the general Planning Department email address are not qualifying responses to land use proceedings.