Planning & Zoning Commission


It is the duty of the Commission to conduct a comprehensive planning process designed to prepare, implement, and review and update the City's Comprehensive Plan. The Plan includes all land within the jurisdiction of the City. It considers previous and existing conditions, trends, desirable goals and objectives, or desirable future situations for each planning component. All maps, plats and re-plats, rezone and annexations of land which require the approval of the Council are first submitted to the Commission for recommendations.

Member Structure & Organization

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 Commission may establish subcommittees, advisory committees or neighborhood groups to advise and assist in carrying out the responsibilities of local planning. The Commission keeps a record of all meetings, hearings, resolutions, studies, findings, permits and actions taken. All meetings and records are open to the public.

Regular Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month
  • 206 E Third Street
    Council Chambers at City Hall
    Moscow, ID 83843

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Meeting Videos

Videos of Planning & Zoning Commission meetings are available on the City of Moscow's YouTube channel.


  • Wendy McClure, Chair
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Robb Parish, Vice Chair
    Term Expires: December 31, 2020
  • Scott Gropp
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Joel Hamilton
    Term Expires: December 31, 2022
  • Michael Nelson
    Term Expires: December 31, 2018
  • Kurt Obermayr
    Term Expires: December 31, 2019
  • D. Nels Reese
    Term Expires: December 31, 2022
  • Victoria A. Seever
    Term Expires: December 31, 2018
  • Dennis Wilson
    Term Expires: December 31, 2020