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Nampa Planning and Zoning Commission
Nampa Planning and Zoning Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month unless otherwise rescheduled. Public hearings commence at 6:00 p.m.
The Nampa Planning and Zoning Commission was originally created by an ordinance passed by the City Council. The Commission consists of nine (9) members, all of whom are appointed by the Mayor and which appointments are confirmed by the majority vote of the City Council. Not more than two (2) of the appointed members are nonresidents of the city. Members of the Commission who are residents must have resided in the city for at least two (2) years prior to their appointment and must remain a resident during their time of service. At least one is to be a resident of the area of city impact. Commissioners are appointed for six (6) year rotating terms. Each year appointments shall be made to fill the positions of retiring members.
Nampa Planning and Zoning Commission Creation and Duties
Many of the duties of the Commission are listed in the Idaho Local Land Use Planning Act (LPA). By law, the Commission plays a major role in all aspects of the local planning process, including:
- Obtaining the public's advice through surveys, meetings and hearings.
- Promoting public interest and understanding of and participation in the planning process.
- Advising the Mayor and City Council on planning and zoning matters.
- Preparing, implementing, reviewing and updating the Comprehensive Plan.
- Reviewing and making recommendations to the City Council on Annexations, Comprehensive Plan Amendments, Conditional Use Permits, Planned Unit Developments, Subdivision (Condo, Preliminary, Final, and Short) Plats, and Zoning Ordinance Map and Text Amendments.
- Recommend a map, a governing plan and ordinances for an Area of City Impact that is within the unincorporated area of the County.
- Such other duties as are required by Idaho law and Nampa City Code.
Nampa Planning & Zoning Commissioners
|Ron Van Auker, Jr., 2023 Chair||12-31-2028|
|Tom Turner, 2023 Vice-Chair||12-31-2025|
For more information about the Nampa Planning & Zoning Commission, or to discuss business items or public hearing items to be added to an upcoming agenda, please contact Karen Hesse.