Community Development

The City of Sherwood Community Development Division provides quality current and long range planning, building and engineering services to support the infrastructure, livability, well being and economic development of the community.


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The Planning Department works with citizens and community leaders to build a consensus on how the City should grow, both in the short and long term. This is accomplished by creating a vision for the future of the City of Sherwood and reviewing all new development proposals to ensure they reflect this vision. 

Construction on Langer Farms Parkway

The Engineering Department plans, designs, and oversees construction of the City’s capital improvement projects (CIP's), which includes streets, storm water systems, sanitary sewer systems, water systems, and park facilities. The Department is also responsible for review and approval of all private development projects that include installation of public infrastructure as part of the development. The Department conducts inspections of the construction of public infrastructure projects to ensure that these facilities meet the City's standards for materials and installation.

Located at 22560 SW Pine Street (2nd floor).
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Closed from 12:00 p.m - 1:00 PM and most major holidays.

The Building Department provides plan review and inspections for both residential and commercial construction projects, including mechanical and plumbing permits.

(Electrical work performed within the city is permitted and inspected by Washington County.)