The Mission of the Planning Department is to provide land use, resource management, and leadership services to residents, landowners, and businesses so they can experience a prosperous, vibrant and beautiful community supported by a fair and equitable planning process.
What We Do:
The Planning Department provides information to the public and explains regulations regarding land use possibilities in the county. Staff processes land development requests per the County code. Staff also advises decision-makers regarding land use, growth and development issues in our community. The Planning Department combines current planning and long-range planning to best serve the public interest while allowing growth to occur.
The following is a list of branches within the Planning Department:
- Current Planning and Permit Review
- Historic Preservation
- Long Range Planning
- Natural Resource Planning (Oil & Gas)
Florida Mesa Land Use Workshop September 25, 2013
Purpose: To meet with members of the public to review and potentially modify land uses that are generally within the Grandview area of the Florida Mesa Plan. Meeting information, Planning Framework and Florida Mesa Map. Please submit comments to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 2, 2013 at 5:00pm.
Joint Planning between La Plata County and City of Durango
A collaborative effort between La Plata County working in conjunction with the City of Durango, Russell Planning and Engineering and Design Workshop.
Other Planning Documents:
Legal Memorandum by subject: