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Overview of Wyoming Land-Use Planning Laws and County Regulations

Table 11 – Access information for county comprehensive plans, zoning, subdivision regulations, and contact information for Wyoming county planning departments.

       County       Comprehensive PlanZoning RegulationsSubdivision RegulationsPlanning Dept/
GIS Web Site &
Contact
Albany
County Seat: Laramie

Population: 36,229
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Albany County Planning
Department
1002 S/ 3rd St.
Laramie, WY 82070
Phone (307) 721-2568
Fax (307) 721-2570
Comprehensive Plan
adopted in 2008

Available online at:

www.co.albany.wy.us/
comprehensive-plan.aspx
Countywide Zoning

2010 Zoning Resolutions

Available online at:
www.co.albany.wy.us/
zoning-document-drafts.aspx
1997 Platting and
Subdivision Regulations,
as amended in 2008

Available online at:
www.co.albany.wy.us/
Data/Sites/1/
SharedFiles/planning/
regulations/ plattingand
subdivision
regulations.pdf
Planning Director
(307) 721-2568
planning@co.albany.wy.us
Planning Department Web
site:
http://www.co.albany.wy.us/
planning.aspx

GIS Director
(307) 721-5504

GIS Web site:

www.co.albany.wy.us/
gis.aspx

Big Horn
County Seat: Basin

Population: 11,668
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Big Horn County GIS and Planning Office
P.O. Box 29
417 Murphy St.
Basin, WY 82410
Phone (307) 568-2424
Fax (307) 568-2461
Land Use Plan adopted in
2010

Available online at:

www.bighorn
countywy.gov/
dep-land-planning-
land-use-plan.htm
Partial Zoning

1983 Shell Valley
Watershed Zoning
Resolutions

Available online at:
http://www.bighorn
countywy.gov/
dep-land-planning-
planning-zoning.htm
1975 Subdivision
Regulations, as amended
in 2006

Available online at:
www.bighorn countywy.gov/ dep-land-planning- planning-zoning. htm
GIS Coordinator/County
Planner
(307) 568-2424

Planning Department Web
site:
www.bighorn
countywy.gov/
dep-land-planning-
planningzoning.htm
Campbell
County Seat: Gillette

Population: 46,133
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Campbell County
Department of Public
Works
500 S. Gillette Ave.
Gillette, WY 82716
Phone (307) 685-8061
Fax (307) 687-6349

Comprehensive Plan
adopted in 1978, updated
in 1994 (new plan to be
adopted in 2012)

Land Use Plan (2007)

Available online at:

www.ccgov.net/
commissioners/
documents
/Land%20Use
%20Plan.pdf

Partial Zoning

2005 Zoning Resolutions,
revisions in progress
(scheduled for 2011)

Available online at:
www.ccgov.net/
departments/
publicworks/
DOCUMENTS/
Final%20Draft%
201-24-11.pdf
2006 Subdivision
Regulations, as amended
in 2010

Available online at:
http://www.ccgov.net/
commissioners/documents/
rules/FULL%20CHAPTER
%206%20COPY.pdf
County Planning Technician
(307) 685-8061

Planning Department Web
site:
www.ccgov.net/
departments/
publicworks/Planning/
index.html
Carbon
County Seat: Rawlins

Population: 15,885
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Carbon County Planning
and Development
215 W. Buffalo St., #336
Rawlins, WY 82301
Phone (307) 328-2651
Fax (307) 328-2735
Comprehensive Land Use
Plan adopted in 2010

Available online at:

www.carbonwy.com/
index.aspx?NID=972
Countywide Zoning

2003 Zoning Resolution,
as amended in 2010
Available online at:
www.carbonwy.com/
DocumentView
.aspx?DID=514
1980 Subdivision
Regulations, as amended
in 2009

Available online at:
www.carbonwy.com/
DocumentView
.aspx?DID=502
GIS Coordinator/County
Planner
(307) 568-2424

Planning Department Web
site:
www.carbonwy.com/
index.aspx?nid=963
Converse
County Seat: Douglas

Population: 13,883
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Converse County
Commisioners
107 No. 5th St., Suite 114
Douglas, WY 82633-2448
Phone (307) 358-2244
Land Use Plan adopted
1978, updated 2003

Available online at:

http://converse
county.org/
gov-admin/
county-commissioners/
regulations/
Converse%20
County%20
Land%20Use
%20Plan.pdf
No Zoning Regulations 2009 Subdivision
Regulations

Available online at:
http://converse
county.org/
gov-admin/
county-commissioners/
regulations/
Converse_Co_
Subdivision_Regs_
110409.pdf
Chairman, County
Commissioners
(307) 358-2601

Commissioners Web site:
http://converse
county.org/
gov_admin/
commissioners.htm


GIS Coordinator
(307) 358-0175

GIS Web site:
http://converse
county.org/
gov_admin/GIS/
GIS3/index.html
Crook
County Seat: Sundance

Population: 7,083
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Crook County Growth and
Development
309 Cleveland St.
P.O. Box 848
Sundance, WY 82729
Phone (307) 283-4548
Fax (307) 283-4549
Land Use Plan
approved in 1998,
as amended in
2003

Available online at:

www.crookcounty
.wy.gov/Documents/
Growth%20&%20Dev/
Growth%20&%20Dev%
20Documents/
1998%20
Land%20Use
%20Plan.PDF
No Zoning Regulations
1993 Subdivision
Regulations, as amended
in 2009

Available online at:
www.crook county.wy.gov/ Documents/ Growth%20&%20Dev/ Growth%20&%20 Dev%20Documents/ Minor%20 Subdivisions%20 Approved% 2008-03-09.PDF

2009 Minor Subdivision
Rules and Regulations

Available online at:
www.crook county.wy.gov/ Documents/ Growth%20&%20Dev/ Growth%20&%20 Dev%20Documents/ Subdivision Resolution Amended 08-03-09.PDF
County Planner
(307) 283-4548

Growth and Development
Web site:
www.crook
county.wy.gov/
growth&dev.html
Fremont
County Seat: Lander

Population: 40,123
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Fremont County Planning
Department
450 N. 2nd St.
Lander, WY 82520
Phone (307) 332-1077
Fax (307) 332-1132
Land Use Plan approved
in 2004

Available online at:

http://fremont
countywy.org/
wp-content/uploads/
2010/01/Fremont-County-
Land-Use-Plan.pdf
Partial Zoning

Floodplain Zoning Regulations

Information online at:
http://fremont
countywy.org/
planning/flood-plains/
1982 Subdivision
Regulations as amended
in 2010

Available online at:
http://fremont
countywy.org/
wp-content/
uploads/
2009/11/
Proposed-
Subdivision- Regulation-Changes-
August-2010.pdf
Planning Director
(307) 332-1077
fremontcoplanning
@hotmail.com
Planning Department Web
site:
http://fremont
countywy.org/
planning/
Goshen
County Seat: Torrington

Population: 13,249
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Goshen County Planner
Goshen County
Courthouse
2125 E. A. St., Floor 1R
Torrington, WY 82240
Phone (307) 532-1215
Fax (307) 532-5648
Land Use Plan approved
in 1977, updated in 1996

Available online at:

http://goshen county.org/ file.asp?id=17
No Zoning Regulations
Subdivision Regulations
adopted in 1977

Not available online
County Planner
(307) 532-3852

Planning Department Web
site:
http://goshen county.org/ Planning /PLANNING
GIS Web site
http://goshencounty.org/
Planning
Hot Springs
County Seat: Thermopolis

Population: 4,812
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Hot Springs County
Planner
415 Arapahoe St.
Thermopolis, WY 82443
Phone (307) 864-3515
Fax (307) 864-3333
Land Use Plan 2002 and
Natural Resources Plann for
State and Federal Lands,
updated 2005
Available online at:

www.hscounty.com/ Departments/ Planner/ Default.aspx
Partial Zoning

Regulations not available
Subdivision Regulations

Not available online
County Planner
(307) 864-2961
hscplanner@hscounty.com

Planning Department Web
site:
www.hscounty.com/
Departments/
Planner/Default.aspx
Johnson
County Seat: Buffalo

Population: 8,569
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Johnson County Planning
Department
Johnson County Office
Annex A
26 N De Smet St., Suite A
Buffalo, WY 82834
Phone (307) 684-1907
Fax (307) 684-2392
Comprehensive Land Use
Plan 2005

Available online at:

www.johnsoncounty
wyoming.org/
documents/lup/
jclanduseplan-mar05.pdf
No Zoning Regulations
1996 Subdivision Regulations
Available online at:
www.johnsoncounty wyoming.org/ documents/ subdiv_regs.pdf

Amendment to Subdivision
Regulations 2006
Available online at:
www.johnsoncounty wyoming.org/ documents/ subdivisionregs- amendment- reviewfees.pdf

2001 Minor Subdivision
Regulations
Available online at:
www.johnsoncounty wyoming.org/ documents/ minor_subdiv_ regs.pdfw
County Planner/Project
Manager
(307) 684-1907
jcplanner@vcn.com
Assistant County Planner
Manager
jcplanner2@vcn.com
Planning Department Web
site:
www.johnsoncounty
wyoming.org/
planner.html
Laramie
County Seat: Cheyenne

Population: 91,738
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Laramie County Planning
and Development Office
310 W. 19th St., Suite 400
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone (307) 633-4303
Fax (307) 633-4519
Comprehensive Plan
adopted in 2001

Available online at:

www.laramie county.com/
_departments/
_planning/_pdfs/
comprehensive _plan.pdf
Partial Zoning


1988 Cheyenne and
Laramie County Zoning
Ordinance, as amended
Available online at:

www.laramie
county.com/
_departments/
_planning/_pdfs/
zoning_ordinance.pdf
2000 Subdivision
regulations, as amended
in 2005

Available online at:
http://webgate. co.laramie.wy.us/ _departments/ _planning/_pdfs/ SUBDIVISION%20 REGULATIONS%20 BOOK.pdf
Planning Department
(307) 633-4303
planning@
laramiecounty.com

Planning Department Web
site:
http://webgate.co. laramie.wy.us/ _departments/ _planning/index.asp

GIS Web
site:
www.clcgisc.com
Lincoln
County Seat: Kemmerer

Population: 18,106
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Lincoln County Office of
Planning and Development
520 Topaz St. Suite 109
Kemmerer, WY 83101
Phone (307) 877-9056
Fax (307) 877-6439

Afton Branch Office
421 Jefferson Street
Suite 701
61 E. 5th Ave.
Afton, WY 83110
Phone (307) 885-3106
Fax (307) 885-3774

Comprehensive Plan and
Maps, adopted in 1978,
updated in 2005, and
amended in 2006

Available online at:

www.lcwy.org/
documents1.asp
?dir=Planning&view=
Comprehensive _Plan
Countywide Zoning

Zoning Regulations
available online at:
www.lcwy.org/ planning.php
Subdivision Regulations

Available online at:
http://www.lcwy.org/
planning.php
Planning Office
(307) 885-3106

Planning Department Web
site:
www.lcwy.org/
planning.php

GIS Coordinator
(307) 877-9056 ext.2102

GIS Web site
www.lcwy.org/maps.asp
Natrona
County Seat: Casper

Population: 75,450
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Natrona County
Development Department
120 W. 1st St., Suite 200
Casper, WY 82001
Phone (307) 235-9435
Fax (307) 235-9436
County Development Plan
adopted in 1998

Available online at:

www.natrona.net/
index.aspx?NID=173


Casper Mountain Land
Use Plan 2004

Available online at:

www.natrona.net/
DocumentView
.aspx?DID=693
Countywide Zoning

2000 Zoning Resolution,
as updated in 2010

Available online at:
www.natrona.net/
DocumentView
.aspx?DID=521


Zoning Resolution for
Large Acreage

Available online at:
www.natrona.net/
DocumentView
.aspx?DID=692
2002 Subdivision
Regulations

Available online at:
www.natrona.net/
DocumentView
.aspx?DID=694


Subdivision Process Chart
Available online at:
www.natrona.net/
DocumentView
.aspx?DID=519
Planning & Development
Office
(307) 235-9435

Planning & Development
Web site:
www.natrona.net/
index.aspx?NID=66


GIS Database Specialist
(307) 235-9405
GIS Web
site:
www.natrona.net/
index.aspx?nid=25

Niobrara
County Seat: Lusk

Population: 2,484
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Niobrara County
Courthouse
P.O. Box 1238
Lusk, WY 82225
Phone (307) 334-2736
Land Use Plan adopted in
1977, updated 2003

Not available online
Partial Zoning

Regulations not
available online
Subdivision Regulations

Not available online
For Planning Board Member
contacts, please call the
County Courthouse
Park
County Seat: Cody

Population: 28,205
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Park County Planning and
Zoning Department
Park County Courthouse
Main Floor
1002 Sheridan Ave.
Cody, WY 82414

Phone (307) 527-8540 (Cody)

Phone (307) 754-8540 (Powell)

Fax (307) 527-8515
Land Use Plan adopted in
1998

Available online at:

www.parkcounty.us/
planningandzoning/
documents/
Land%20Use.pdf


Countywide Zoning

2008 Development
Standards and Regulations

Available online at:
www.parkcounty.us/
planningandzoning/
documents/
Nov08Development
Regs.pdf


2008 Zoning Maps

Available online at:
www.parkcounty.us/
planningandzoning/
documents/
Zoning9.23.08.pdf
Subdivision Regulations
for Simple, Minor,
Major, and Large Acre
Subdivisions

Available online at:
www.parkcounty.us/ planningandzoning/ planandzone.html
Planning & Zoning Office
(307) 527-8540(Cody)
(307) 754-8540(Powell)

Planning & Zoning Web
site:
www.parkcounty.us/ planningandzoning/ planandzone.html
Platte
County Seat: Wheatland

Population: 8,667
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Platte County Planning
and Zoning
718 9th St.
Wheatland, WY 82201
Phone (307) 322-1341
Fax (307) 322-2890
Comprehensive Land Use
Plan adopted in 2008


Available online at:

www.plattecounty
wyoming.com/
PlanningandZoning
/formscomp
landuseplan.pdf
Countywide Zoning

2007 Zoning Rules and
Regulations

Available online at:
www.plattecounty
wyoming.com/
PlanningandZoning/
Documents/
FULLREGS.pdf


Wind Energy Siting
Regulations
http://plattecounty wyoming.com/ PlanningandZoning/ forms/windenergy regs.pdf
Subdivision Regulations

Not available online
Planning and Zoning Staff
(307) 322-1341

Planning & Zoning
Department Web site:
www.plattecounty
wyoming.com/
PlanningandZoning/
Default.aspx
Sheridan
County Seat: Sheridan

Population: 29,116
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Sheridan County
Public Works
County Planning Office
224 S. Main St., Suite B8E
Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone (307) 675-2420
Fax (307) 674-2927
Comprehensive Plan adopted in 2008

Available online at:

http://www.sheridan county.com/ info/pw-plan/ complan.php
Countywide Zoning

2010 Rules and
Regulations Governing
Zoning

Available online at:
http://sheridan county.com/ info/pw-plan/ building.php

1985 Zoning Resolution,
as amended in 2001

Available online at:
http://sheridan county.com/ info/pw-plan/ building.php
2010 Rules and
Regulations Governing the
Division of Land

Available online at:
www.sheridan county.com/ info/assets/ pw-plan/ sub.pdf
County Planner
(307) 674-2920

Planning Office Web site:
www.sheridan
county.com/
info/pw/
overview.php


GIS Tech
(307) 675-2470
gis@sheridancounty.com

GIS WebSite
http://www.sheridan
county.com/
info/gis/
overview.php
Sublette
County Seat: Pinedale

Population: 10,247
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Sublette County Planning
and Zoning Office
21 S. Tyler Ave.
Pinedale, WY 82941
Phone (307) 367-4375
Fax (307) 367-6813
Comprehensive Plan
adopted 2003, amended
in 2005

Available online at:
www.sublettewyo.com
/documentview
.aspx?DID=206
Countywide Zoning


2008 Zoning and
Development Regulations

Available online at:
www.sublettewyo.com
/pz/Regulation
%20Documents/
index.htm

1977 Subdivision
Resolution, as amended
in 2007

Available online at: www.sublettewyo.com/ DocumentView.aspx? DID=211

County Planner
(307) 367-4375

Planning and Zoning Web
site:
www.sublettewyo.com
/pz/index.html


GIS Web site:
(307) 367-4375

www.sublettewyo.com
/gis/index.html
Sweetwater
County Seat: Green River

Population: 43,806
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Sweetwater County
Community Development
County Planning Office
80 W. Flaming Gorge Way
Green River, WY 82935
Phone (307) 872-3914
Fax (307) 872-6469
Comprehensive Plan
adopted 2002

Available online at:

www.sweet.wy.us
/pz/dev_codes/
comprehensive_plan/
Comprehensive _Plan.pdf


Growth Management Area
Plan and Agreement 2003

Available online at:

www.sweet.wy.us
/pz/dev_codes/
development
_codes.html


Countywide Zoning

2003 Zoning Resolution
and 2009 Zoning
Language Amendments

Available online at:
www.sweet.wy.us
/pz/dev_codes/
development_
codes.html


Wind Farm Regulations
www.sweet.wy.us
/pz/Language
_Amendments/
Adopted_Wind_Farm_
Regulations.pdf
2001 Subdivision
Regulations

Available online at:
www.sweet.wy.us
/pz/dev_codes/
development
_codes.html
Planning Office
(307) 872-3914

Planning & Zoning Web
site:
www.sweet.wy.us/pz

Mapping Web site:
www.sweet.wy.us/
mapserver
Teton
County Seat: Jackson

Population: 21,294
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Teton County Planning
and Development
Administration Building
Top Floor
200 S. Willow St.
Jackson, WY 83001
Phone (307) 733-3959
Fax (307) 733-4451
Comprehensive Plan
1994, new plan projected
to be completed in the
spring of 2011

Available online at:
www.jacksonteton
plan.com
Countywide Zoning

1994 Zoning District
Regulations, as
amended in 2010

Available online at:
www.tetonwyo.org
/plan/docs/
ComprehensivePlan/
LDR-ArticleII-
2010July20.pdf


2006 Resolution
Governing Conservation
Easement Amendments

Available online at:
www.tetonwyo.org
/plan/docs/
ComprehensivePlan/
Resolutions/
ScenicResources EasementResolution
2006Oct31.pdf
Subdivision Regulations
Lot sizes and other
regulations found
in Zoning District
Regulations and Platting
and Land Records

Available online at:
http://tetonwyo.org
/plan/docs/
Comprehensive
Plan/LDR-ArticleII-
2010July20.pdf


and
http://tetonwyo.org
/plan/docs/
Comprehensive
Plan/LDR-ArticleVI-
2010July06.pdf
Planning Office
tetonplan@tetonwyo.org

Planning and Development
Web site:
http://tetonwyo.org
/AgencyHome.asp?
dept_id=planl


Contact information
gis@tetonwyo.org

GIS Web site:
www.tetonwyo.org
/AgencyHome.asp?
dept_id=GIS
Unita
County Seat: Evanston

Population: 21,118
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Uinta County Planning
and Development
Uinta County Courthouse
225 9th St.
Evanston, WY 82930
Phone (307) 783-0318
Fax (307) 783-0429
Comprehensive Plan
adopted 2004

Available online at:

www.uintacounty.com
/DocumentCenterii
.aspx?FID=18
Countywide Zoning

1981 Land Use
Resolution, as amended
in 1999

Available online at:
www.uintacounty.com
/DocumentCenterii
.aspx?FID=18
Subdivision Regulations
and Exemptions

Available online at:
www.uintacounty.com
/DocumentCenterii
.aspx?FID=18
Planning and Development
Office
(307) 783-0318

Planning and Development
Web site:
www.uintacounty.com
/index.aspx?nid=46


GIS Coordinator
(307) 783-0318

Washakie
County Seat: Worland

Population: 8,533
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Washakie County Planning Commission
P.O. Box 260
1001 Big Horn Avenue
Worland, WY 82401
Phone (307) 347-6491
Comprehensive Plan
adopted in 1978, as
revised in 2004

Available online at:
http://washakie
county.net/
cmpdrft.htm
No Zoning Regulations 2010 Revised Subdivision/
Development Regulations

Available online at:
www.washakie
county.net/
subd.pdf


County Surveyor/Planner
(307) 347-6778

Planning Commission Web
site:
http://washakie
county.net/
plan.htm
Weston
County Seat: Newcastle

Population: 7,208
(U.S. Census Bureau 2010)

Weston County
1 W. Main St.
Newcastle, WY 82701
Phone (307) 746-2684
Comprehensive Plan
adopted in 1979

Not available online
No Zoning Regulations Subdivision Regulations
adopted in 1980, updated
in 1985

Not available online
Planning Coordinator
planning@westongov.com
(307) 746-2966

Growth and Development
Web site:
www.westongov.com
/_departments/
_growth _development/
index.asp

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