The Public Works Department office will be closed January 18 – 21, 2022.

If you have a water, sewer or transportation emergency or a delivery to the shop, please call the after hours emergency number: 541-980-7703

Economic Development

Economic Development

Economic Development

The Dalles Economic Development Division helps private developers, business and property owners through various programs. We serve as a resource connecting diverse stakeholders to help streamline the development process. 

We promote commercial development through identification of incentive programs. We may be able to identify tax incentives and development cost reduction incentives.

The Dalles Economic Development Division may assist with negotiations on behalf of The City and Columbia Gateway Urban Renewal Agency where appropriate.

Current Programs

Brownfield Revitalization Coalition    November 3, 2021 Update

Business Siting Guide

Community Enhancement Projects

The Dalles Opportunity Zone

Urban Renewal Programs

Vertical Housing Zone Information & Application

Wasco County Economic Development Commission 

Wasco County Joint Enterprise Zone


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