The Planning Department is responsible for advising the Board of County Commissioners, the Planning Commission and the public on land use and development issues. The Planning staff oversees development applications and amendments to the county Land Use Code and county Master Plans.

Permit Applications

  1. San Miguel County Board of Commissioners Adopts Updated Employee Housing Impact Mitigation Fee

    (July 8, 2022) – This week, the San Miguel County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution amending the Employee Housing Impact Mitigation Fee. These fees are used to support the development of capital projects that will further county housing goals... Read on...
  2. San Miguel County Planning Commission Begins Diamond Ridge Rezoning Process

    (April 20, 2022) – San Miguel County and the Town of Telluride have begun the process of rezoning the recently announced Diamond Ridge land acquisition from Forestry, Agriculture, and Open (F) to Community Housing (CH). Read on...
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