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Community Development Department

John Vodopich
Community Development
Department Director

John Vodopich 


General Information

The Community Development Department (formally the Planning & Community Development Department) is responsible for providing long-range planning services, environmental and land use regulations, building services, construction inspections, building permit issuance, administration and code enforcement.


Mission Statement
  • To develop long-range plans and regulations to govern land use and development, in compliance with the Growth Management Act;
  • To wisely manage private land development while protecting Bonney Lake's people, environment, and economy;
  • To efficiently administer and enforce building codes, zoning, and other regulations while providing good customer service; and
  • To help citizens and leaders establish a shared vision for the community.

Community Development Department Organizational Chart

Department Functions
  • Maintains a Comprehensive Plan consisting of goals, policies, and maps for the City's physical development and environmental protection;
  • Works with the Planning Commission, City Council and Mayor to adopt regulations governing land use and development;
  • Works with elected officials, Design Commission, Hearing Examiner, applicants, and citizens to ensure that proposed land developments meet City standards, including those pertaining to wetlands, streams, shorelines, steep slopes, etc.;
  • Issues building permits in accordance with pertinent codes; and
  • Operates a Permit Center where developers, home-improvers, and concerned citizens can get permits and information.


Community Development Department Director
Administrative Specialist II 
Building Inspector
Code Enforcement Officer
Development Review Engineer
Permit Center Staff 

Justice & Municipal Center
Suite 300
9002 Main Street E
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Mailing Address

City of Bonney Lake
Attn: Community Development Dept.
P.O. Box 7380
Bonney Lake, WA 98391-0944



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