Planning Department


The Planning Department's responsibility includes current  planning activities as well as zoning activities. The purpose of the Planning Department is to provide expertise and carry out the goals and policies of land use in Rio Blanco County as established in the Land Use Regulations.

Application for Land Use Approval

The Planning Department reviews all applications for completeness. All land use change applications begin with a pre-application conference between the Applicant and the Assigned Staff. The pre-application conference may be conducted either in person or by phone.