comp plan

Home/Tag: comp plan

County Land Use Codes To Be Subject of KEA Meeting

Kootenai County is still on schedule to replace its hopelessly out-dated land use codes by this time next year. Kendig Keast Collaborative, the consultant hired by the County to assemble the re-write, has been moving forward, on schedule, with preliminary issue papers and draft “modules” of code language. The issue papers and draft code already [...]

By |2012-02-01T12:20:20-08:00February 1st, 2012|Land Use|0 Comments

County Commissioners Moving Swiftly on Zoning and Development Code Overhaul

Understanding that the job is difficult, but also extremely important, the Kootenai County Commissioners are wasting no time getting on with the business of re-writing zoning and development regulations. On Friday and Saturday, we were pleased to be invited to participate in an interview process for the consultant team to be hired to rewrite the [...]

By |2011-12-22T10:48:56-08:00March 26th, 2011|Kootenai Environmental Alliance, Land Use|2 Comments

After the Comp Plan: Five Issues to Watch as the County’s New Zoning Regulations Are Written

The ink is barely dry on the new Kootenai County comprehensive plan, but it’s been in the works so long, it’s as if we can’t stop working on it. The next step, of course, is for the county to re-write the zoning and development regulations to come into accord with the new plan. County officials [...]

By |2011-12-22T10:48:56-08:00March 23rd, 2011|Kootenai Environmental Alliance, Land Use|3 Comments

Signed and Delivered, The Kootenai County Comprehensive Plan Is Now In Effect

It's done! Although I'm semi snowed-in today, I got word from the Kootenai County Commissioners that the long-awaited Comprehensive Plan is complete. Signed into official status as of this morning. According to the press release sent by the County, the process that formally began more than four years ago, was completed with three Commissioner signatures [...]

By |2011-12-22T10:46:31-08:00December 30th, 2010|Kootenai Environmental Alliance, Land Use|3 Comments

Comp Plan Moving Toward Final Passage

At a deliberation this morning, postponed from several weeks ago, the Kootenai County Commissioners signaled that they are nearing completion of the long-awaited comprehensive plan. After some unpublicized “workshops” with officials from cities on the prairie, which had criticized the plan at the most recent hearing, the Commissioners agreed to several tweaks to the most [...]

By |2011-12-22T10:46:31-08:00December 9th, 2010|Kootenai Environmental Alliance, Land Use|0 Comments

Last Comp Plan Hearing Ever?

Kootenai Environmental Alliance provided comments, again --and hopefully for the last time -- on the long-awaited draft comprehensive plan revision for Kootenai County.  In the works for four or five years at this point, the draft could gain final approval by the County Commissioners next month. The hearing was nowhere near as lengthy, [...]

By |2011-12-22T10:45:18-08:00October 27th, 2010|Kootenai Environmental Alliance, Land Use|1 Comment

Comp Plan Redux

The fourth (count 'em!) draft of a new Kootenai County Comprehensive Plan is set for yet another hearing Tuesday at 5pm. However, with the same three commissioners who took a year to edit draft number three, now considering their own draft number four, we don’t expect them to make major changes, or take the time [...]

By |2011-12-22T10:45:18-08:00October 22nd, 2010|Kootenai Environmental Alliance, Land Use|1 Comment