The first major rewrite of Boise’s zoning code in 60 years is headed for City Council consideration after getting the thumbs up from Boise’s Planning and Zoning Commission Thursday night

May 10, 2023


After a unanimous recommendation for approval from the Planning & Zoning Commission, Boise City Council will consider the modern zoning code the week of June 12, 2023. Residents are encouraged to provide verbal testimony at the public hearing, either in-person or virtually. Written comments will be accepted until June 8, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. and should be submitted to   

The full reserved hearing schedule is outlined below and will take place at city hall in the Maryanne Jordan Council Chambers; days and times will be adjusted as needed, please check the public meetings webpage for updates to the schedule. 

·          Monday, June 12, 2023 – 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  

o    Presentation from staff and neighborhood associations               

o     6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. dinner break 

·         Tuesday, June 13, 2023 – 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  

o    Public testimony 

o    4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. break 

·         Wednesday, June 14, 2023 – 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.   

o    Public testimony 

o    6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. dinner break 

·         Thursday, June 15, 2023 – 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  

o    Q&A, rebuttal, deliberations, decision 

o    6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. dinner break 

The hearings will be available to view through a live stream on the City of Boise Public Meetings YouTube Channel. To learn more visit the modern zoning code webpage. Any accommodations needed for the public hearings, such as language interpreters or ASL, can be made by reaching out to or calling (208) 972-8500.  


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Description automatically generatedNicole Carr (she/her)Energize Our Neighborhoods Program ManagerOffice of Community EngagementCell: 208-805-2170Office: Creating a city for everyone.

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