Planning-Virtual Meetings

Upcoming Virtual Public Meeting

Below are the schedules for Hearing Examiner meetings, Planning Commission meetings. and BOCC Hearings. If you want to watch the meeting, select the YouTube link. To testify during the meeting please select the Zoom link for the specific meeting you are interested in below on the day and time of the respective meeting. 

Hearing Examiner Dates

*Please contact Planning at 208-446-1070 with questions.
Hearing Examiner Dates: Agenda Sign Up to Testify Testify Virtually (Zoom) Watch Live (YouTube)
Thursday, December 2, 2021 6:00pm
Case No. CUP21-0003, American
Universal Storage, a request by
Anthony Villelli, American Universal
Storage, LLC, for a Conditional Use

Thursday, January 6, 2021 6:00pm
Case No. MSP21-0006, Dolan’s Deal 
2nd Addition, a request by Dolan Land
Management LLC, for preliminary approval
of a five (5) lot Major Subdivision on 
26.29-acres located in the Restricted
Residential zone.

Meeting ID: 838 7349 4351
Passcode: 760676
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Planning Commission Hearing Dates

Planning Commission Meetings
Planning Commission Hearing Dates: Agenda Sign-Up to Testify Testify Virtually (Zoom) Watch Live (YouTube)
Thursday, November 18, 2021 1:00pm
A. Discussion on potential ground 
water quality impacts from increasing
number and density of on-site septic systems
B. Discussion on Home Based Business Code
C. Executive Session per Idaho Code
§ 74-206(1)(a) – Planning Commission 
Application Review
D. Recommendations on Planning 
Commission Applications (Action item)

BOCC Hearing Dates

BOCC Hearings
BOCC Hearing Dates: Agenda Sign-Up to Testify Testify Virtually Watch Live (YouTube)
Thursday, December 2, 2021 9:00am
Case No. APP21-0003, a request by 
Emerald Properties, LLC to appeal an 
administrative decision of denial 
by the Kootenai County Community 
Development Director of a four (4)
lot minor subdivision, MIN21-0046, 
Emerald Ranch.

Ord No. 572/Case No. ZON20-0004,
a request by Dolan Land Management, 
LLC for a Zone Change from
Restricted Residential to Commercial
of two lots.

Case No. APP21-0001, a request by 
Pierce Family Trust to appeal an administrative
decision by the Kootenai County Community
Development Director approving a four (4)
lot minor subdivision, MIN20-0103, Axis Cove 
1st Addition.

Reconsideration of Case No. CUP20-0012,
a request by Les Vawter for a Conditional Use
Permit to establish a Mini-Storage Facility on
an approximately 6.45-acre parcel of land
in the Agricultural zone.

Thursday, December 9, 2021 6:00pm
Public Hearing:
Case No. ZON20-0013, a request by Silver
Beach Properties LLC for a Zone Change
from Rural to Commercial with
a Conditional Zoning Development 
Agreement (CZDA) of a parcel
measuring approximately 5.02 acres in size.

We are suggesting
people participate
via teleconference
call at 205-825-9699

Governor Little made a proclamation that clarified Open Meeting Laws during this state of emergency include an option for communities to hear and decide applications through telecommunication devices.

Therefore, future Kootenai County public meetings will take place virtually using the Zoom online meeting application. Testimony will also be heard through the Zoom online meeting application. Public comments will be taken during the virtual public hearings by indicating a “raised hand” through the Zoom online meeting application.  If you wish to provide oral testimony for the June 18th hearing, please sign up in advance of the meeting here.

For instructions on how to participate in the virtual meetings, please contact Community Development at 208-446-1070. 

Future public meetings will also be available to view live on the Kootenai County YouTube channel .

Comments submitted on YouTube however will not be included in the record.

If you are interested in participating in the hearing via Zoom AND also plan to watch the YouTube livestream, please mute the device playing the livestream to eliminate echoing.

Physical attendance at the public hearings may be allowed  at some point in the future with distancing guidelines IF the stay at home order (stipulating no more than ten people shall physically gather at the same time) is lifted PRIOR to the scheduled public hearing dates.   Please watch the Community Development website for updates to scheduling.

Additional information may be obtained from Kootenai County Community Development, 451 N. Government Way, P.O. Box 9000, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83816-9000, 208-446-1070.

How to Participate

Preparing for the Virtual Public Hearing

  • Virtual hearings are hosted through Zoom. Prior to the hearing, download the meeting software. Go to to learn more.
  • Those that wish to testify are encouraged to test their settings using the Zoom Meeting Test. This is available at
  • All hearings start promptly at 6:00 p.m. Use the link provided in the table above to attend a meeting you wish to attend/participate. It is recommended that you have the Zoom meeting portal up and ready before the meeting.

During the Virtual Public Hearing

  • Please be patient, as this is a new process for all of us.
  • Please be respectful of others and in the delivery of your testimony. We reserve the right to silence or remove any participant who is not respectful during public testimony.
  • All public hearings are moderated by an emcee who will allow participants (called “Attendees” in Zoom) to speak in an orderly fashion similar to the typical public hearing procedures.
  • If you experience technical difficulties, please contact the Zoom Help Center.