The Lewiston Planning and Zoning Commission is appointed by the
Lewiston City Council in accordance with the Idaho Local Land Use
Planning Act. They are citizen volunteers who provide recommendations to
the City Council on land use issues within the City and the Area of
The Commission holds public hearings on a number of land-use issues
including zone changes, variances, conditional use permits, appeals, and
comprehensive plan amendments. In addition, the Commission advises the
City Council on long-range planning and land use issues.
The Commission meets twice a month on the second and fourth
Wednesdays. The first meeting is generally set aside for public hearings;
the second for more in-depth discussion on a variety of land use
topics. Depending upon work load and applications received for land-use decisions which require public hearings, meetings may either be held as a televised public meeting at
6:00 p.m. at the LCSC library telecommunications classroom or conducted
as a work session at 5:30 p.m. the Lewiston Community Development
Department Bell Building. All meetings are open to the public.