County P&Z public hearings set

Notice is hereby given that public hearings pursuant to Idaho Code and Boundary County code have been set for the Boundary County Planning & Zoning Commission on APRIL 25, 2024, at 5:30 P.M. at the Boundary County Annex at 6566 Main St., Bonners Ferry, ID to consider the following:

FILE #24-0061, VARIANCE, BERNADETTE & MICHAEL BONNER are requesting a lot size minimum variance on a 10.4-acre parcel in the Ag/Forestry zone to allow for a future land division to create one 1.7-acre parcel and one 8.7-acre parcel, where 10 acres is required. Each parcel will have one of the two existing dwellings located on site. The parcel is located at 1357, 1360 and 1364 Porkchop Road and is identified as Assessor’s Parcel RP63N02E351216A in Section 35, Township 63 North, Range 2 East, B.M.

FILE #24-0047, FLOOD CODE TEXT AMENDMENT, BOUNDARY COUNTY has initiated an amendment to its flood damage prevention codes to repeal Section 16.1 “flood overlay” of the Boundary County Zoning and Subdivision land use ordinance and repeal the flood damage prevention ordinance 2015-1 and replace with a new, stand-alone flood damage prevention ordinance that reflects the requirements of the national flood insurance program and the standards of the State of Idaho Disaster Preparedness Act. The proposed ordinance provides definitions, a basis for the floodplain and regulations, administrative procedures, development permitting and standards, appeal and variances processes, exceptions for low-cost accessory structures, a violation process, establishment of penalties as a misdemeanor, civil remedies, severability and an effective date.

Written comment for these files may be submitted to the Planning Office at PO Box 419, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805 no later than 5:00 P.M. April 18, 2024. Anyone wishing to speak during the public portion of the hearing may do so in compliance with the public hearing procedures. The complete files are available for view on the Boundary County Planning and Zoning website at or by appointment at the Planning Office by contacting the planners (208) 265-4629 and selecting the planning extension.

Anyone requiring special accommodations due to disability should contact the Commissioners’ office at least two days prior to the meeting at (208) 267-7723.