The Box Elder County Planning Commission consists of seven members; six of the Commissioners are residents of Box Elder County and owners of real property within the County. The seventh member of the Planning Commission is appointed from amoung the members of the County Commission and has full voting authority. The authority of the Planning Commission is outlined in the Box Elder County Land Use Management & Development Code, Article 2 -- Administration & Enforcement. The members of the Planning Commission serve without compensation and are appointed for a term of three years (staggered) and may be reappointed for successive terms by the County Commission. Four members of the Planning Commission constitute a quorum for the purpose of holding a meeting. The decisions of the Planning Commission take effect on the date of the meeting or hearing when the decision is made unless an alternative date is agreed upon by the Planning Commissioners. Typically the Planning Commission meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the County Commission Chambers of the Historic Courthouse, 01 South Main Street, Brigham City, Utah. [meeting schedule 2013] On occassion this meeting may be scheduled for the fourth Thursday due to holidays or other activities that may conflict with the third Thursday, i.e. the County Fair. The Planning Commission meetings are recorded and transcribed by the Department Secretary and those Minutes are usually available within two weeks following the meeting. Citizens may access those Minutes on the internet or request a hard copy from the Community Development office by calling 435-734-2634.
Other meetings or public hearings of the Box Elder County Planning Commission: third Thursday of each month @ 7:00 p.m. in County Commission Chambers (Room 33) of the Historic Courthouse in Brigham City.
The members of the 2011 Planning Commission are:Chad Munns, Chairman; Desiray Larsen, Vice Chairman; Bonnie Robinson; Jay Christensen, Laurie Munns,Michael Udy, and Kevin McGaha. For contact information please call 435-734-3314. Staff: SCOTT LYONS County Planner/435-734-3316; Room 35 ELIZABETH RYAN, Executive Secretary/435-734-2634 or 435-734-3314; Room 34
For information on contacting any of the incorporated towns/cities within Box Elder County clickhere:
Box Elder County Land Use Management & Development Code 2007/2011
There are several applications for the various [permitted] land uses within Box Elder County. By contacting the Community Development Office at 435-734-3316 and speaking with Scott Lyons, the County Planner, you will be able to determine which application fits your individual petition. Once you have determined the application, click on the appropriate form name to access the paperwork necessary to complete your application.