Department Head
Lon Crowell

Department Address
911 N. 7th Ave.
Pocatello, ID 83201
208-234-6184
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PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT

 

 ORDINANCES ADOPTED - April 2014


City Council Zone Ordinance Amendments Adopted on April 3, 2014, which include the following sections: 17.02.170, 17.02.180, 17.03.220, 17.03.230, and 17.03.240.


 
 PLANNING NEWS - June 2013


The City Planning and Development Services, in conjunction with the City Planning & Zoning Commission, held two open house public meetings (May 8 & Jun 12, 2013) to present background information and to provide the public with the opportunity to ask questions and comment on updating the City's “Our Valley – Our Vision” 2003 Comprehensive Plan.


 
 ABOUT THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT
 
The Planning & Development Services Department is composed of the Planning Services Division and the Neighborhood & Community Services Division and the Development Engineering Services Division. The department is charged with overseeing the orderly growth and development of Pocatello.
 
The Planning & Development Services Department's reponsibilities include but are not limited to:
 

Collection of data and the presentation of reports or studies pertinent to a multitude of land use decisions.

 
Preparation and administration of the City's Comprehensive Plan, and Zoning, Subdivision, and Sign Ordinances (see City Code Chapter 17)
 
Completion of special projects as assigned by the Mayor or City Council.
 
Staff support and coordination with the following organizations for the betterment of the community:

• Pocatello City Council
• Community Development Commission
• Hearing Examiner
• Historic Preservation Commission
• Site Plan Review Committee Zoning
• Ordinance Review Committee
• Pocatello Development Authority
• Bannock Planning Organization
• Old Town Pocatello
• Portneuf Greenway Foundation
• Pocatello Tree Committee
• Valley Pride
• Bannock Development Corporation
• Southeast Idaho Council of Governments
Open Space Committee

 

The City's Comprehensive Plan considers a desired future for Pocatello and the role each plan component plays in creating a healthy, successful community. Click here for the City's Current
Comprehensive Plan
.

The City of Pocatello Sign Code (Chapter 15.20) is intended to protect and enhance the physical appearance of the community and create an attractive economic and business climate. Click here for the 2012 Sign Code Regulations.

Take a self-guided walking tour along Pocatello's Eastside Downtown or Westside Residential historical districts. Click here for walking tour brochures.
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