Planning & Zoning

Mission Statement
Promote the health, safety and general welfare of our citizens by implementing sustainable land use and planning principles.
Barn on Cline Ranch with mountains in background
Information and Resources
Before developing land in Park County, the landowner should contact the Planning and Zoning Department. The staff will provide advice about the process that should be followed prior to legal development of the land.

This section provides a brief description (PDF) and flow chart (PDF) of the major land use processes.

For more information see the Land Use Regulation for the specific application.

Responsibilities
  • Advise landowners of requirements for developing their property.
  • Research and recommend the highest and best use of the parcels in Park County for the benefit of:
    • Board of County Commissioners
    • Board of Adjustments
    • Planning Commission
    • Citizens
  • Develop community vision and achieve community goals
  • Protect private property rights
  • Encourage and continue economic development