Sheridan County Planning & Zoning Commission Openings

The Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission is now accepting applications for two open positions that will begin July 1st, 2016.  Interested individuals may apply for the open seats by filling out an application and submitting it with a cover letter no later than April 15th, 2016 at 5:00 pm.  Applications and letters can be emailed to County Commission or mailed to Board of County Commissioners, 224 S Main St, Suite B1, Sheridan, WY 82801.

The Planning and Zoning Commission is a public advisory board and its purpose is to review and advise the County Commissioners on public and private activities involving the physical development of the County. It affords residents the opportunity to actively participate in the planning of the County and its welfare; to learn all facets of the regulations governing such functions; interact with a wide variety of citizens participating in shaping Sheridan County’s future; and assume an active role in regulation changes involving zoning and subdivision activity.

The Planning and Zoning Commission has the responsibility for maintaining the County’s comprehensive plan. This document includes County policy statements on growth, transportation, services and facilities, natural resources and regional cooperation. The Commission reviews the comprehensive plan and periodically conducts special studies to keep the plan current. The Commission advises the County Commissioners on implementation of the comprehensive plan, zoning related issues, and subdivision development.

Please see the attachment for a full description and responsibilities of the position.