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, March 2, 2023 6:00pm
1. CUP22-0003 North McGuire Storage Addition

Thursday, March 16, 2023 6:00pm
1. ZON22-0004 Kerr Properties/Bennett Estates
2. CUP22-0008 Living Water Youth Ranch

Meeting ID: 860 5734 7534
Passcode: 263972

Meeting ID: 892 7998 8537
Passcode: 154402

Planning Commission Hearing Dates

Planning Commission Meetings
Planning Commission Hearing Dates: Agenda Sign-Up to Testify Testify Virtually (Zoom) Watch Live (YouTube)
Thursday, March 16, 2023 1:30pm 
WORKSHOP (Discussion)
1. ORA22-0001 Coeur d’Alene Tribe 
Area-wide Re-zoning
2. Title 8, Article 8.6 amendments 
(initial notice by first class mail, and civil 

Thursday, March 23, 2023 6:00pm
Public Hearing (Action)
1. ORA22-0001 Coeur d’Alene Tribal 

Meeting ID: 839 0333 0954
Passcode: 892118

Meeting ID: 834 4032 8923
Passcode: 387237

BOCC Hearing Dates

BOCC Hearings
BOCC Hearing Dates: Agenda Sign-Up to Testify Testify Virtually (Zoom) Watch Live (YouTube)
Thursday, March 23, 2023 10:00am
Deliberations (Action)
1. CUP22-0013 Black Rock Marina
Boat Storage
2. CUP22-0003 North McGuire Storage
BUSINESS (Discussion)
1. Cost of signs

Thursday, March 30, 2023 6:00pm
Public Hearing-Action
1. MSP22-0004 Lakestone Estates

To participate or listen via 
telephone dial (339) 207-6050

Meeting ID: 828 1314 8878
Passcode: 711393

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.  

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.

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 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.