NAMPA PLANNING AND ZONING DEPARTMENT
Planning and Zoning Information
Planning Public Hearings advertised to be held before the Nampa City Council on April 6, 2020 and before the Nampa Planning and Zoning Commission on April 14, 2020 have been postponed by action of the City Council in order to comply with the Statewide Stay-Home Order in effect.
Current Planning and Zoning Application InformationFor information about current applications being processed by the Planning and Zoning Department please navigate to the Agendas, Audio, Minutes, Notices, Staff Reports portion of the Agenda Center webpage and scroll down past the City Council to the Planning & Zoning Commission Section. Click on the date of an upcoming meeting to view the agenda and the associated Planning and Zoning Staff Reports (published the Thursday prior the meeting-hearing date). For previous meetings, on the top right click on the year and then select the meeting date to view the specific meeting minutes and the decisions made. Please contact the Department via email or phone for any further information or submit a Records Request via the Clerk’s Office.
Nampa Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan Story Map
The Nampa Bike & Pedestrian Master Plan Story Map includes information on: 1) Introduction, 2) Vision + Goals, 3) Benefits of Walking + Biking, 4) Public Outreach, 5) Facility Types, and 6) Network Recommendations.
Frequently Requested Information
- Appeal Application
- Application Time Frames
- Comprehensive Plan
- Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map
- Minimum Parking Requirements
- Planning and Zoning Application Forms
- Planning and Zoning Fees
- Public Records Request
- Requests for Reconsideration of City Council Decisions on Planning and Zoning Applications
- Residential Dwelling Unit Density Chart
- Schedule of District/Zone Land Use Controls
- Zoning Map
- Zoning Ordinance
Our Mission is to make a safe, vibrant and economically sustainable community through wise growth management, including the use of smart growth principles based on Idaho Law, Nampa’s Comprehensive Plan
Our Vision is to guide the use and development of land to support the health, safety
- Annually review and amend the zoning and subdivision ordinances, and the comprehensive plan with emphasis on updates to promote smart growth.
- Advise the public, Planning and Zoning Commission, Mayor, City Council and department heads in planning & zoning matters.
- Coordinate and strengthen relationships with Canyon County in their planning and zoning efforts within the Nampa Area of City Impact.
- Assist in downtown revitalization efforts through participating in ongoing planning for the area.
- Assist in the economic and community development activities of the City of Nampa in every way possible.
Pre-Application Meeting Request
A pre-application meeting is intended for discussion in regards to properties upon which an owner/prospective owner or developer would like information about allowable land uses, availability of city utilities, residential structures and/or residential or commercial subdivision (land division) projects. This meeting will include staff members from Planning & Zoning and Engineering. At the time of the request, it will be determined if other city departments have an interest in the project and they will be invited to attend.
A block of time on Wednesday afternoons has been reserved for these meetings. However, other times may be available upon request. Please return this completed Pre-Application Meeting Request form to Kristi Watkins at email@example.com to reserve a meeting time.