Planning & Zoning Department
The Planning and Zoning Department administers land use and development applications in the unincorporated areas of Grand County and ensures that the area develops in accordance with the County's General Plan and Land Use Code .
As Grand County continues to evolve, the department aims to guide development and community growth in positive ways, by engaging with citizens as well as our jurisdictional neighbors to craft a balanced vision for the future.
Long range planning efforts are ongoing, as well as immediate updates to the Land Use Code in order to ensure quality growth. Check in often at GrandCountyConnects.com to track current housing and Future Land Use Planning efforts, to stay informed on upcoming public workshops, and to have your voice heard!
Alternative Dwelling Overlay Rezone Request Process
The long awaited Alternative Dwelling Ordinance was approved on November 15th, 2022. The ADO is a pilot program providing workforce housing opportunities by permitting Alternative Dwelling Communities/Long-Term Camp Parks as a Special Purpose Overlay District. The ADO District would provide a sanitary, regulated and environmentally responsible living situation for residents who choose to live in their RV’s, Trailers, or other types of Alternative Dwellings throughout the Moab Valley.
Please take a moment to review the resources on the right and follow the instructions provided if you wish to apply.
For additional information and to stay up to day on current Land Use efforts, please visit GrandCountyConnects.com
Click on the link below to find out more information
- Planning Commission
- Land Use Development & Permitting
- Land Use Code
- Code Enforcement
- Moab UMTRA Project
- Historic Preservation Committee
- Active Transportation and Trails
- Affordable Housing
- Storm Drainage
- Long-range Planning
P&Z partners with the following Departments & Entities
- Economic Development
- Building Inspector
- Roads Department
- Moab Area Housing Task Force
- Dark Skies Working Group
Current & Upcoming Projects
Short-Term Rental Complaint Portal
UPDATE regarding public meetings and public hearings in Grand CountyAll public meetings and public hearings will occur in person at the County Commission Chambers at 125 E. Center St. AND via a Virtual Meeting format (Zoom). Each meeting agenda provides a link for the meeting or call-in information for members of the public to provide oral comment during the meeting. Follow the link to locate agendas for upcoming meetings at https://www.grandcountyutah.
Members of the public may submit written comments anytime in advance of the meetings through the Comment Portal. For questions regarding the meeting format or materials, please call 435-259-1368.