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Planning Department


Welcome to the City of Airway Heights

Planning Department  



Applications for permits and other types of reviews through the City of Airway Heights are experiencing delays due to staff shortages. The City’s staff and consultants are processing applications and reviews as quickly and efficiently as possible, and will continue to be done in the order in which complete application materials are received. We appreciate your patience as we work toward filling key positions and reducing the delay in reviews caused by this shortage.

If you have any questions regarding projects in review or complete applications requirements, please call 509-244-5514 or email for building related questions, or call 509-244-2552 or email for the Planning Department. Business calls will be returned within two business days. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


The City of Airway Heights is currently searching to fill multiple vacant Planning Commission Seats  

 This is an exciting opportunity to support the community by studying and making recommendations to the City Council regarding Airway Heights’ future growth. The Planning Commission is responsible for reviewing the City’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan, zoning code (or development regulations), environmental protection, transportation system, capital improvements and other matters as directed by the City Council. If you or someone you know are interested in serving on this Commission, please submit a completed application via the link below! Applications will be accepted through October 30, 2022. Please submit applications via email to

Planning Commission Application


The primary function of the Airway Heights Planning Department is to review land-use activities in the City including:

  • Land Segregation and Aggregation
  • Residential, Commercial and Industrial Site Development
  • Signs and Landscaping
  • Home Occupation, Temporary and Special Event Permits
  • Rezones and Conditional Use Permits
  • Annexations and Comprehensive Map and Text Changes

The Planning Department strives to provide excellent customer service to residents, landowners, and business owners in Airway Heights.  

The Airway Heights Municipal Code (AHMC) Titles that are the primary responsibility of the Planning Department are Title 14, Development Code, Title 16, Subdivisions, and Title 17, Zoning. Any questions regarding these sections of the AHMC should be directed to the Planning Department at the contacts below.


Planning Department Contacts  

To contact Planning: 

Phone (509) 244-2552

Fax (509) 244-4317

Mailing Address: 1208 S Lundstrom St, Airway Heights, WA 99001



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