Canyon County is currently accepting applications to fill two seats on the Planning & Zoning Commission.  Planning and 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 appointment and must remain a resident of the county during his/her service on the Commission.
  • Applicants for the first open seats must reside outside of incorporated city limits. The term for this seat expires on December 1, 2021. Applicants for the second open seat must reside within a city.  The term for the second seat also expires on December 1, 2021.
  • 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 6:00 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 a review of staff reports prior to the hearing.

Interested parties are encouraged to apply by filling out the Planning & Zoning Commission application 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 here.

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