Staff Directory

Community Development Department


Director: Lauren Prentice
310 W. Poplar Street
Second Floor, Suite 200
Walla Walla, WA 99362

509-524-2610 Main
509-524-2611 Inspection Requests
509-524-2612 Daily Burn Decision
Send general email to
Building/Fire Permits:
Submit permit applications by email to
eTRAKiT web portal

Land Use Projects/Planning Permits:
Submit land use applications or planning/zoning questions by email to 
Division First Name Last Name Profession Email Phone
Administration Lauren Prentice Director (509)-524-2610
Administration Luna Avery-Fairbanks Senior Administrative Assistant (509)-524-2619
Building Vacant Building Official/Fire Marshal
Building Ron Bull Building Inspector (509)-524-2615
Building Jeffrey Briggs Building Inspector 1 (509)-524-2622
Building Lauri DeBroeck Permit Coordinator (509)-524-2614
Planning Jennifer Ballard Senior Planner (509)-524-2626
Planning Don Sims Associate Planner (509)-524-2618
Planning Michael Maret Planning Technician (509)-524-2621
Code Compliance Kristina Blake Code Compliance Officer (509)-524-2624