During the COVID 19 event ALL City Offices will be closed.  Municipal Court and the Library will be closed.
Essential Staff will be available via email.  Voicemails will be checked regularly.
There will be no water/sewer shutoffs or late payment penalties during this time.
Municipal Court fines and Water/Sewer billing can be paid online.

Public Records Request may be delayed during the pandemic.  Click here for the Press Release.

City Meetings are being held VIA ZOOM and Live Streamed on the City’s website. 

Economic Development

Economic Development

Economic Development

The Dalles Economic Development Division helps private developers, business and property owners primarily through various programs, such as Urban Renewal Property Rehabilitation, Vertical Housing Zone, and Enterprise Zone Tax Abatement.  In addition, we promote commercial development of large commercial projects through identification of other incentive programs and negotiations on behalf of The City and Columbia Gateway Urban Renewal Agency where appropriate.

We serve as a resource connecting other stakeholders and to help streamline the process.  We can also identify other tax incentives and development cost reduction incentives.

More Information follow the links below: 

Urban Renewal Programs
                    Urban Renewal Property Rehablilitation Grant and Loan Plan - Updated07/16/19

                  Urban Renewal Property Rehabilitation Application 

Enterprise Zone

                Wasco County The Dalles Joint Enterprise Zone

Business Siting Guide - Link to Planning Page

Vertical Housing Zone - to learn more contact Matthew Klebes, Asst. to City Manager at mklebes@ci.the-dalles.or.us

          Vertical Housing Policy

          Vertical Housing Zone Map

          Vertical Housing Zone Application

Opportunity Zone
                    Opportunity Zone

               Opportunity Zone Map 

Wasco County Economic Development Commission 

2018 Community Enhancement Project List

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