Planning Department

The Planning Department works with the Jefferson County Commissioners, County boards, County departments, and federal, state, and local governments to promote responsible development, growth, and land uses in Jefferson County.

Tasks assigned to the Planning Department include:

  • General long-range planning
  • Growth Policy development and implementation
  • Developing & reviewing new planning regulations and regulation updates, revisions and amendments
  • Subdivision review
  • Zoning administration and permitting
  • urvey review committee
  • Rural Improvement Districts (RIDs) and Rural Management Districts (RMDs)
  • Permit coordination

Planning Board

The Planning Board typically meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month but may hold other public meetings as needed. Meetings are usually held in the new Clerk and Recorder's Office Meeting Room
January 8, 2020 Planning Agenda

Bob Eide 2/1/2018 2/1/2020
David Leitheiser (vice chair) 2/1/2018 2/1/2020
Gerry Keogh 2/1/2018 2/1/2020
Arica Klapan 2/1/2019 1/31/2020
Rhandi Rachlis 6/25/2019 2/1/2021
Lori Young(chair) 2/1/2019 1/31/2021
Paul Johnson 2/1/2018 2/1/2020
Christina Binkowski 5/30/2019 2/1/2021
Alicia Tangen 2/1/2019 1/31/2021

Now Recruiting! Planning Board and Board Adjustment Members

Contact the Planning Department at (406) 225-4040 or