New address starting November 22, 2021
Please visit us at our new location in the Haddock building at 504 S. Washington Street beginning Monday, November 22nd.
The Planning Division of Community Development is responsible for the long-range and current planning and land use administration functions for the City. This includes the administration of the:
- City’s Comprehensive Plan
- National Flood Insurance Program
- Zoning, Subdivision, and Manufactured Housing Development Codes
Staff conduct special studies to support planning and community enhancement projects within the City. The Planning Division also provides staff and administrative support to the following Commissions and Boards:
The Planning Division is part of the City of Moscow Community Development Department. Mike Ray is the Planning Manager for this division.
The City of Moscow Engineering Division maintains a number of record maps in both digital and printed form. Some of the maps are provided for viewing on the web and most must be viewed or obtained at 504 S. Washington Street.
Review community reports and other planning documents.
View the City of Moscow Comprehensive Plan.
Congress established the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to address both the need for flood insurance and the need to lessen the devastating consequences of flooding.
Helpful handouts for general information, building, and land use needs.
View public hearing notices for Moscow, ID.
Upload plans directly to Community Development with this form.
The Board of Adjustment functions as a Board of Hearing Examiners, constituted to hear and decide appeals from any determination made by the Building Inspector, and to hear and grant or deny applications for conditional use and variances.
The Commission consists of up to nine voting members who serve without pay. Members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Council, without respect to political affiliation, to five-year terms. All members of the Commission must have resided in Latah County for two years prior to their appointment, and must remain a resident of the County while on the Commission. One Council member also serves as an ex-officio member. Persons living outside the city limits but within the delineated Area of City Impact are also entitled to proportional representation on the Commission.
The Transportation Commission consists of five to nine members serving without pay. Members of the Commission are appointed by the Mayor subject to the approval of the City Council, and are selected without respect to political affiliation.