Welcome to Planning

Click on this page to view a list of Planning related pages. 

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. 

What is new in the Planning Department? 
Select this link to look has new land use applications, planning projects, upcoming public hearings, and more.

To view upcoming Planning Commission Meetings click here

Over the next 18 months Washington County  will conduct the Washington County Transportation Futures Study. The County is asking people to share what they value about living, working and traveling in Washington County and their ideas for the future. 


Welcome to the Sherwood West Preliminary Concept Plan Project Page.  The City has begun a 12-month community planning process to study the 1,291 acres of Urban Reserve-designated land located west and north of Sherwood, outside the City's Urban Growth Boundary, known as Sherwood West. 

Tell us what you think:

On Thursday, June 18, 2015, we held an Ice Cream Social for the community to review the draft project vision statement, goals and evaluation criteria and alternative development scenarios for Sherwood West. 

Land Use is regulated by Title 16 of the Sherwood Municipal Code, also known as the Sherwood Zoning and Community Development Code.  Use the Land Use Application Form to submit an application for the following.  Planning fees for land use applications can be found at the bottom of this page.

Below is a list of commonly asked questions the Planning Department receives.  Click on the questions below to jump to the answers.

This page is for Land Use Application fees and general fees for copies, maps and other fees pertaining to the Planning Department.   A comprehensive list of all City fees can be in the Fee Schedule.  The City Accepts cash, check, MasterCard or Visa.