"We are dedicated to building and maintaining a safe, attractive, and quality environment where city residents can live, work, and play."
Decisions made in the past have affected the way the City of Centralia looks and feels today, just like choices we make today will affect how the city will function in the future. The Community Development Department helps preserve, protect and enhance the community's quality of life while maintaining its unique character. We strive to ensure quality growth and developments that will promote the values and goals of the city.
Our main goal is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of our residents and their property. We are responsible for building inspections, code enforcement, current and long range planning, zoning, permit coordination and parks and recreation.
The Department also answers questions on growth management planning, mapping, annexations, flood plain management, State and national Environmental Policy Act administration, shoreline management permits and FEMA disaster assistance program administration.
To view Chapter 20.65 Cannabis or Marijuana Business and Map approved by the City Council on July 29, 2014
Winter weather can lead to poor driving conditions, including ice and snow on our roadways. The City of Centralia makes every effort to keep its roads passable during these conditions with a fleet of sanding and snow removal equipment.
Centralia has devised a priority plan for the removal of ice and snow from its 82 miles of roads. To view the city's priority plan, please click here.
Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
Thursday, February 02, 2017Historic Preservation Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month in the Council Chambers at 118 West Maple.
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