City of Yakima

A City uniquely positioned to serve the Pacific Northwest, Yakima takes pride in its’ on-going commitment to assist start-up businesses, grow local companies, and attract new development to locate in our city.

We understand your business needs and we are here to help. All development-related services for the City including Planning, Code Administration, Animal Control and Office of Neighborhood Development Services are co-located within the Community Development Department. We work closely with the Yakima Chamber of Commerce, Yakima County Development Association (YCDA), and the Tri-Valley Workforce Development Council to answer your questions and provide assistance as you make your important business decisions.