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Park County Land Use Plan

Park County Online Mapserver


2015 Development Standards and Regulations (September 15, 2015)

Sewage Disposal System Regulations

Applications for Permits

Building/Zoning Permit Application (NEW 11/20/2018)

Permit Packet for new structures
(UPDATED 12/28/2018)

Small Wastewater Permit Application (NEW 12/28/2018)

Special Use Permit Application
(NEW 11/13/2018)

Site Plan Review Information

Subdivision Application


Exemptions from Subdivision Review

Certificate to Filing (Exemptions) - see County Clerk's Office

Examples of Subdivision Classifications

Simple Subdivision

Minor Subdivision

Major Subdivision

Large Acreage Subdivision

Floodplain Development

Floodplain Permit Application

FEMA Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA) - to remove a structure or portion of your parcel from the mapped floodplain

FEMA Elevation Certificate

New! FEMA's National Flood Hazard Layer Viewer (see where LOMAs/LOMRs have been issued)


Planning & Zoning Department

Park County Original Courthouse
1002 Sheridan Ave. Suite 109 Cody, WY 82414
Cody: (307) 527-8540, Powell: (307) 754-8540


Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Appointments are strongly recommended

The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for the administration of the County's Development Standards and Regulations. Following are the types of permits processed by this department:

  • Building/Zoning Permits
    • Required to locate, relocate, erect or construct any building or structure; enlarge the outside dimensions of any building or structure; and reconstruct any building or structure within the designated floodplain.
    • Required to change the use of any building or structure or change the use or occupancy rating of a building so as to increase the building's sewage design flow.
    • Required to occupy an RV/camper for more than 90 days per annum.
  • Small Wastewater System Permits
    • Required for new systems, replacement systems and repairs to any system component.
    • Required for emergency installations and repairs.
    • Installation of any system component may not commence without an approved Small Wastewater System permit.
  • Floodplain Development Permits
    • Construction proposed in a mapped Special Flood Hazard Area in unincorporated Park County requires a permit.
    • If you are unsure of which types of construction require a permit, consult the County Development Standards and Regulations or call/stop by the Planning and Zoning Department.
    • All floodplain development permit applications go before the Board of County Commissioners in a public hearing.
  • Subdivision Permits
    • Required for Simple Subdivisions, Minor Subdivisions, Major Subdvisions and Non-Exempt Large-Acre (35+ acre) Subdivisions.
  • Special Use Permits
    • Required before commencing with or establishing any use specified in Chapter IV, Section 2.e. Table 4-1 in the County Development Standards and Regulations.

The Planning and Zoning Department also handles Site Plan Reviews (when required), zoning/rezoning, variance requests and violations of the County Development Standards and Regulations.


Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

AGENDA: January 15th @ 6:00pm


January 15, 2019 Public Hearings:
1) Kromrey Major Subdvision Sketch Plan Review
2) Shumard Minor Subdivision Sketch Plan Review
3) Tri-State Iron Creek Major Utility Use SUP

January 29, 2019 Special Meeting Public Hearing:
1) Zoning of Unzoned Parcel - Zoning Map Amendment

Board of Commissioners Review of P&Z Items

January 8, 2019 - Public Hearing for Appeal
1) 1:15pm - Dan Latimer Appeal of Notice of Violation - Installing Small Wastewater System without a Permit

2018 Deadlines and Meeting Calendar

2019 Deadlines and Meeting Calendar