LINCOLN COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION VACANCY
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners hereby gives notice that one seat, District 4 representative, on the Lincoln County Planning Commission is open for application. District 4 is described as starting at the corner of I-29 and West 57th Street and heading south along I-29 to 273rd Street, then turn west to the western boundary of Lincoln County, then turn north to the northwest corner of Lincoln County, then turn east to the starting point. Residents of District 4 who would like to serve on the Planning Commission are encouraged to apply.
The Planning Commission assists the Board of County Commissioners in reviewing and analyzing development proposals and in implementing the county's zoning and subdivision ordinances. Planning Commission members also act as the Board of Adjustment (BOA).
The Planning Commission reviews rezoning, platting, conditional use permits, and when acting as the Board of Adjustment (BOA), reviews variances. The Board of County commissioners makes final decisions concerning rezoning and platting applications and considers appeals of Planning Commission decisions.
The Planning Commission typically meets on the second Wednesday and third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse in Canton. They may hold additional workshops and special sessions during the month as needed.
Qualified persons interested in being considered for this appointment should submit a letter of interest noting reasons for wanting to serve on the Planning Commission and any pertinent qualifications (education, experience, etc.) to the Lincoln County Auditor at 104 N. Main Street, Suite 110, Canton SD 57013. Letter of interest must be received on or before Friday, February 3, 2023.
For more information, please contact the Lincoln County Planning and Zoning Director at (605) 764-2938 during regular business hours or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lincoln County Auditor