Land Use Planning in Oregon
Preserving vast areas of land for farm and forest production, protects habitat, conserves natural resources, and protects air and water, all while continuing to allow development of land for homes and businesses. Visit Oregon’s Statewide Planning Program
City of Hood River Recommended Street/Tree List
When selecting trees, exposure (sun/shade), intensity of wind, soil type, drainage, width of street, and maintaining traffic visibility are important factors to consider. Here is a recommended Street and Shade Tree List for a stronger and more unified landscape or streetscape.
Invasive Species Prevention Efforts
The Hood River Soil & Water Conservation District is working to protect the Gorge from invasive species.
Hazardous Waste Disposal & Recycling
The Tri-County Hazardous Waste & Recycling Program provides hazardous waste disposal services and recycling information to citizens and businesses in Wasco, Sherman and Hood River Counties. For more information, visit www.tricountyrecycle.com or call 541-506-2632.
Oregon E-Cycles, a new program created by Oregon’s Electronics Recycling Law and financed by electronics manufacturers, provides free recycling of computers, monitors and TVs to anyone with seven or fewer items to recycle at at time. For more information, visit www.oregonecycles.com or call 1-888-5-ECYCLE.
Hood River County Energy Plan
The Hood River County Engergy Plan was adopted in 2018 to address climate change and energy concerns. Click this link to the project website for details.
Hood River County Community Development
For zoning questions outside of City Limits, please contact the Hood River County Planning Department. If you have property outside City Limits but inside the Urban Growth Boundary, you may need to contact both the City and County about development plans.