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:

  1. General long-range planning
  2. Growth Policy development and implementation
  3. Developing & reviewing new planning regulations and regulation updates, revisions and amendments
  4. Subdivision review
  5. Zoning administration and permitting
  6. Survey review committee
  7. Rural Improvement Districts (RIDs) and Rural Management Districts (RMDs)
  8. 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

Agenda May 8, 2019
Board Member Appointment Date Expiration Date
Bob Eide 2/1/2016 2/1/2018
David Leitheiser (vice chair) 2/1/2016 2/1/2018
Gerry Keogh (chair) 2/1/2016 2/1/2018
Joanne Samson 2/1/2017 1/31/2019
Karen Davidson 2/1/2017 2/1/2019
Lori Young 2/1/2017 1/31/2019
Paul Johnson 2/1/2016 2/1/2018
Christina Binkowski 5/30/2017 2/1/2019
Ken Vivrette 7/25/2017 2/1/2019