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.
East End Master Plan
Renewable Energy and Natural Resources
Applying for a Permit
All planning permits and licenses, such as development permits, short term rentals, land use applications and marijuana permits, can be obtained using SmartGov.
Short Term Rentals
Land Use Application Review Fees *effective January 1, 2023
Affordable Housing Impact Fees UPDATED *effective March 1, 2023
- SMC Affordable Housing Impact Fee Calculation Worksheet 3.1.23 (XLSX)
- BOCC Resolution 2023-09 Affordable Housing Impact Fees LUC Amendment (PDF)
- BOCC Resolution 2022-31 Affordable Housing Fees LUC Amendment (PDF)
- Section 5-13 - Affordable Housing July 2022 (PDF)
- Presentation CPC BOCC AFF HOU Impact Fees 011023 (PDF)
San Miguel County’s Planning Department is hosting Open House to gather public input on solar and other major utility projects as it develops new Land Use Code regs. It is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 5-7 p.m. at the Lone Cone Library in Norwood. Read on...
San Miguel County Planning Department officials and consultants, Design Workshop, have announced the release of the latest draft of the East End Master Plan, a planning and vision document that has been in the works since last fall. Read on...
At today’s regular meeting of the San Miguel Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), the board unanimously approved a rezone of land in Ilium Valley that will facilitate housing for the area workforce. Read on...