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Planning & Zoning Commission

(4YR. TERMS) ending 12/31 of each year. The Burleigh County Planning Commission is a 9-member advisory board to the Burleigh County Commission and meetings monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 5:15 PM in the Tom Baker Meeting room, City/County Office Building. The County has zoning jurisdiction in unorganized townships and those townships which have relinquished their zoning authority to the County. The County's subdivision authority is County-wide, except for incorporated cities and the extraterritorial areas of those cities. The Burleigh County Planning Commission includes five at-large members, who are appointed by the Burleigh County Commission. Attempts are made to find members from different areas of the County. The purpose of the Burleigh County Planning Commission is to promote the health, safety, orals, public convenience, general prosperity, and public welfare of County residents and to regulate and restrict the location and the use of buildings and structures and the use, condition of use, or occupancy of lands for residence, recreation, and other purposes (NDCC 11-33-01). The Burleigh County Planning Commission plans for the orderly and efficient growth of the County and hears requests for subdivision plats, zoning changes, zoning ordinance text amendments, special use permits and variances.

Board Members

Name Term Ends Email
Dennis Agnew, Chair 12/31/2027 Email
Dale Patrick, Vice Chair 12/31/2025 Email

Burleigh County Commissioner Brian Bitner

Appointed Email

Burleigh County Commissioner Wayne Munson

Appointed Email

City of Bismarck Commissioner Mike Connelly

Appointed Email

City of Bismarck Commissioner John Risch

Appointed Email
Alvie Jarratt 12/31/2025 Email
Bea Streifel 12/31/2027 Email
Brian Zuroff 12/31/2025 Email


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Meeting Schedule

Meeting Date Application Due Date
January 10, 2024 December 21, 2023
February 14, 2024 January 18, 2024
March 13, 2024 February 22, 2024
April 10, 2024 March 21, 2024
May 8, 2024 April 18, 2024
June 12, 2024 May 16, 2024
July 10, 2024 June 20, 2024
August 14, 2024 July 18, 2024
September 11, 2024 August 22, 2024
October 9, 2024 September 19, 2024
November 13, 2024 October 17, 2024
December 11, 2024 November 21, 2024
January 8, 2025 December 19, 2024

5:15 PM
Tom Baker Room, City/County Building
221 N 5th St, Bismarck

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Burleigh County
221 N 5th St
Bismarck ND 58501
T: 1 701-222-6718

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