Planning Commission

Click here for Planning Commission Agendas & Minutes.

Click here to view the package of Town of Alta ordinance updates, including the proposed Albion Basin Protection Overlay Zone, under consideration by the Alta Town Council.

Click here to view a map showing the boundaries of the proposed Albion Basin Source Protection Overlay Zone.

The function of the planning commission is to author and approve the Town of Alta General Plan. Alta’s current general plan was approved in 2005, and updated in 2016.

The Planning Commission also serves as the Land Use Authority for the Town of Alta. They will hear, review and act on all land use applications, and shall be the final decision-maker on such applications.

Meetings are scheduled ahead of time, and generally occur on the fourth Tuesday of each month, from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM, at the Alta Community Center/Library. If there is no business in front of the commisssion, there is no meeting. If there is to be a meeting, the agenda will be posted according to law.

Current commission members are:

John Nepstad, Chair – represents planning
Roger Bourke, Vice Chair – open member
Dave Abraham – represents architecture
Rob Voye – represents business
Jeff Niermeyer – represents environment
Mayor Harris Sondak – ex officio member

The Town of Alta Municipal Building is located on Main Street Alta, opposite the Alta Lodge.