Community Development

The Community Development department is responsible for the current and future planning of Pacific.

The Planning Division works on immediate planning activities as well as long-range planning, such as comprehensive plan changes and public meetings to support public policy decisions, and current planning activities including environmental and land use decisions. 

The Community Development Department issues permits for all types of development within the City. Online applications can be submitted by following the instructions on our online permitting page, or by visiting our online permit center.

Our low license fees are as follows: $50 for all businesses located outside of the City of Pacific. For businesses located within the city limits, fees range from $50 to $150.
To obtain a City of Pacific business license, visit or call the state Business Licensing Service (BLS) at (360) 705-6741.