Canyon County is currently accepting applications to fill an existing and upcoming open seats on the Planning & Zoning Commission.  Planning & Zoning Commissioners are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.  The requirements to apply include:

  • Must have resided in Canyon County for not less than two (2) years prior to the appointment and must remain a resident of the county during his/her service on the Commission.
  • Must reside outside of incorporated city limits.
  • Members of the Commission shall make every reasonable effort to attend all regularly scheduled joint and special meetings of the Commission – public hearings are scheduled the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., unless otherwise noticed.
  • Candidates must be willing to commit a reasonable amount of time preparing for public hearings on land use cases. This may include review of staff reports prior to the hearing.

Interested parties are encouraged to apply by filling out the Planning & Zoning Commission application pdf and submitting it to the Commissioners’ Office, located on the first floor of the Courthouse.  Applications can also be submitted via email to BOCC@canyonco.org.