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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 12/21/2023 Email
Brian Zuroff, Vice Chair 12/31/2025 Email

Burleigh County Commissioner Brian Bitner

Appointed Email

Burleigh County Commissioner Wayne Munson

Appointed Email

City of Bismarck Mayor Mike Schmitz

Appointed Email

City of Bismarck Commissioner Steve Marquardt

Appointed Email
Alvie Jarratt 12/31/2025 Email
Dale Patrick 12/31/2025 Email
Bea Streifel 12/31/2023 Email


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Meeting Schedule

Meeting Date Application Due Date
January 11, 2023 December 22, 2022
February 8, 2023 January 19, 2023
March 8, 2023 February 16, 2023
April 12, 2023 March 16, 2023
May 10, 2023 April 20, 2023
June 14, 2023 May 18, 2023
July 12, 2023 June 22, 2023
August 9, 2023 July 20, 2023
September 13, 2023 August 17, 2023
October 11, 2023 September 21, 2023
November 8, 2023 October 19, 2023
December 13, 2023 November 16, 2023
January 11, 2024 December 21, 2023

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

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