Planning and Zoning Commission.Regular meetings and advertised public hearings are scheduled for the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Business items begin at 6:30 p.m. and advertised public hearings begin at 7:00 p.m. If a holiday occurs on one of those days or a regular City Council Meeting is deferred to the same Tuesday, then the Planning & Zoning Commission may be rescheduled. Please visit the City's "Agenda Center" on our website to see when a meeting is scheduled, and to access agendas, minutes, & staff reports, available on the Thursday prior to each scheduled meeting.
City Council.Regular meetings and advertised public hearings are scheduled for the first and third Mondays of each month. Regular meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. and advertised public hearings begin at 6:30 p.m. If a holiday occurs on one of those days, the City Council meeting occurs the following Tuesday. Please visit the City's "Agenda Center" on our website to see when a meeting is scheduled, and to access agendas, minutes, & staff reports, available prior to the scheduled meeting.
Building and Site Design Standards Committee.Public meetings are scheduled for the third Monday of each month. Refer to the Design Review Requirements page for more information on building and site design standards, application submittal deadlines and meeting dates.
Time Frame Time frame from submittal date to hearing date is subject to availability of space on upcoming meeting agendas, and can take anywhere from 4-8 weeks, depending on the application. Application Time Frames & Fees
Hearing Notices, Agendas, Staff Reports & Minutes
Public hearing notices are published in the Idaho Press-Tribune 15 days prior to hearings. Agendas and staff reports are made available the Thursday before each scheduled meeting. Minutes are generally available within two weeks after the scheduled hearing. Hearing Notices, Agendas, Staff Reports & Minutes
The City of Nampa has adopted Hearing Procedures for the conduct of public hearings. These procedures provide an opportunity for all affected persons to present and rebut evidence, and provide the Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council guidance on: 1) Submission of evidence, 2) Ex parte communications and conflicts of interest, 3) Call to order, 4) Hearing item speaking times, 5) Appeal hearing speaking times, 6) Hearing protocol, and 5) Other hearing rules of conduct.
Public Hearing Procedures
Requests for Reconsideration
On any application brought before the City Council affecting the use, occupancy or development of real property, including, but not limited to, those matters governed by the Idaho local land use planning act, found at Idaho Code 67-6501 et seq., or the Nampa comprehensive zoning ordinance, a party may request that the City Council reconsider a decision pursuant to the criteria and procedures of Section 10-2-10: Requests for Reconsideration.
Tips & Hints
Here are some tips and hints for a successful presentation to the City Council or the Planning & Zoning Commission.