ABOUT Clackamas County, OR

Clackamas County, OR

Clackamas County is Oregon's third-most populous county. Since the county's creation, agriculture, timber, manufacturing, and commerce have been the principal economic activities. The mountain and its rivers and forests offer outdoor recreation activities, from skiing and rafting to fishing and camping.

Clackamas County


Planeteria was hired for website design and development services for the county's 2,000+ page website that receives more than 2 million visits per year. With a site over 2,000 pages, the content reorganization was essential. A unique challenge to this project was the County has over 40 different departments and divisions all of which needed unique department pages with an overall look and feel that created uniformity throughout the site but also provides levels of flexibility in what they could post and where.


The solution for Clackamas county required an in depth audit of their immense content. We conducted an Audience needs assessment with relevent stakeholders to determine the most essential components for the new website. From there, we created a new site map, wireframes, web style guide (colors/typography), mood-boarding, mock ups, Drupal CMS, mobile responsive, hosting and managed maintenance.


News & events, social media integration, custom calendar integration, procurement, emergency alerts, site search functionality, video embedding/streaming, document archive, online forms, ADA compliant, Google Analytics, mobile responsive, language translation, ongoing maintenance and hosting.


Clackamas County utilizes many 3rd party tools. One of the most important tools that was integrated into this site is property tax search Developed by Thomson Reuters.


We incorported a functional payment tool so Citizens can purchase ferry passes, pay tickets/citations, or apply for alarm permits, building permits, dog license, restaurant license, concealed handgun license or tourist license.

The team worked very efficiently together. Roles were made clear to me—the client—and were clear to each other making work turn faster and fit together better than most deployments I’ve worked on previously. Weekly meetings were efficient and kept all of us in line with our duties and forward momentum. Project management was top of the line, as was design, strategy, programming, QC, and production.