Advisory to the City Council

Planning and Zoning

City Planner and Planning and Zoning Commission

Planning and Zoning

City Planner and Planning and Zoning Commission

Planning and Zoning

The City of Bonners Ferry has Planning Department consisting of a City Planner (Ruen-Yeager and Asso.) 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 City Newly Adopted Comprehensive Plan can be found here: 2023 Comprehensive Plan
View the City’s newly adopted comprehensive plan map here:  2023 Future Land Use Map

View the City Zoning map

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.


Active Files

Any application can be picked up at City Hall during regular business hours. It is highly encouraged that you consult with the City Planner (Ruen-Yeager and Asso.) 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 208-265-4629.

Application and Forms

P/Z Staff

P/Z Commission

P/Z Minutes and Agendas


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