Canyon County is currently accepting applications from qualified individuals to serve on the Planning & Zoning Commission. Membership on the Commission is by appointment of the Board of County Commissioners and is for a four-year term. The requirements to apply are as follows:

  • Must reside in Canyon County for not less than two (2) years and must remain a county resident during their service on the Commission (CCCO Chapter 7 Article 3).
  • Appointment for this position authorizes the member to become a voting member of the Commission on Local Land Use considerations brought before the Commission for public hearings (Local Land Use Planning Act Title 67 Idaho State Statutes).
  • Members of the Commission shall make every reasonable effort to attend all regularly scheduled, joint, and special meetings. Please note: public hearings are held on 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 cases to be heard; this may include a review of case documents prior to the hearing; and/or a site visit for cases to be heard before the Commission.

Interested parties are encouraged to apply by filling out the Planning & Zoning Commission Applicationpdf and submitting it to the Commissioners’ Office, located on the first floor of the Courthouse. Applications can be picked up in the Commissioners’ Office or downloaded by clicking the link above.

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