The Ward County Planning & Zoning office promotes sound growth and planning policies by preparing, implementing, and administering land use plans, policies, rules, and regulations.
The offices works closely with the Highway Department and the County Planning Commission to enforce county planning and enforcement issues and related ordinances, land use, and environmental plans and regulations and enforce floodplain regulations.
Planning and Zoning Application are due no later than the 15th of the month for the following month's agenda.
Changes to FEMA Flood RISK Maps
Ward County, and some of the cities within Ward County are seeing changes to the floodplain maps. These changes may affect property owners with Federally-back mortgages. Click on the Link below to find more information. Changes to FEMA Flood RISK Maps