Planning and Zoning
Planning and Zoning
The City of Bonners Ferry has Planning Department consisting of a City Planner and a five member Planning and Zoning Commission that acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council.
Appointments to the Commission are made by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. A typical term is for 4 years. If you are interested in serving on the P/Z Commission contact the city today to see if any openings exists on the Commission.
The City Planning and Zoning Commission makes recommendations to the City Council on zoning change requests, special use permits, variance applications, subdivision applications as well as makes recommendations to updating the city’s comprehensive plan and zone maps. All the duties of the Commission can be found code (Title 2 of the Bonners Ferry City Code) or by calling the city hall.
For a list of Planning and Zoning Fees check out the fee resolution on the Permits and Fee’s page
The attached documents are meant to assist the public in having access to current public records and quasi-judicial application. To review the official file or record, please visit city hall during regular business hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. To obtain copies of the official file, please be prepared fill out a public records request.
APPLICATIONS AND FORMS
Any application can be picked up at City Hall during regular business hours. It is highly encouraged that you consult with the City Planner before submitting any application to ensure that the application can be accepted as complete and processed as quickly as possible. The City Planner can be reached directly at 208-267-4379.
Application and Forms
City Important Documents:
2006 City Comprehensive Plan
Future Land Use Map
City Codified Code
Bonners Ferry Urban Renewal Plan- District 1
Bonners Ferry Urban Renewal Plan -District 2 South Hill West
Bonners Ferry Transportation Plan
2010 Community Review
FHWA Small Town multimodal networks
Special Use Application Check list: Application submission information. The how to’s for submitting a special use permit
Special Use Application
Vacation Petition Instruction: Title 50 Vacation Instructions
Title 50 Vacations Petition
Zone Change Application Check list: Application information for submitting zone changes
Zone Change Application