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Technical Assistance
Sweet Creek, near Mapleton (By Laren Woolley)
2015-17 Technical Assistance Grants

The Department of Land Conservation and Development offers grants to local and tribal governments to complete projects that update and modernize comprehensive plans, land use ordinances, development codes and other planning regulations. 
Technical Assistance (TA) grant awards are guided by the Grants Allocation Plan. The allocation plan lists priorities such as:
  • Economic development
  • Streamlining planning processes
  • Natural hazards planning
  • Updating codes to comply with changes in state law
  • Infrastructure finance planning


The department is accepting applications for the 2015-2017 biennium. The deadline for Technical Assistance grant applications is September 30, 2015.
The application form for Technical Assistance grants is available below.
For assistance with preparing a grant application, or for questions about eligible projects, please contact your DLCD regional representative.

Other State-Funded Planning Grant Programs offered by DLCD

2015-2017 Planning Assistance Grants
Planning Assistance grant awards will be offered to small cities and counties during September 2015. All eligible cities and counties will receive notice of the award. No application is required.

2015-2017 Columbia River Gorge Grants
The Grants Allocation Plan includes grants for the counties in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area to implement the provisions of the gorge plan. These grants are awarded only to the three affected counties.

2015-2017 Periodic Review grants
Grants to complete tasks on post-2007 periodic review work programs will be offered for 2015-2017. A city applying for a periodic review grant should contact its regional representativemore information regarding timing and application requirements. more information regarding timing and application requirements.

Plan adopted by LCDC to direct and set priorities for the general fund grant program
July 2015 memo accompanying Technical Assistance grant packet
Background and instructions for completing Technical Assistance grant applications
Application form to request a Technical Assistance grant for the 2015-17 biennium
For questions about the grant process, please contact Larry French, Grants Administrative Specialist, at 503-934-0054 or Rob Hallyburton, Grants Program Manager, at 503-934-0018.

Oregon Coastal Mgmt. Program
Oregon Coastal Management Program
For information on OCMP grants, please go here.

Transportation and Growth Management Program
For information on TGM grants, please go here.