Planning & Zoning

Planning & Zoning

HousesWelcome to the Department of Planning & Zoning at the City of Rock Springs! 

This department handles both current and long-range planning activities for the City of Rock Springs in order to ensure that all future development is consistent with the City's Master Plan and vision for the future. In addition to providing day to day support for the public, this Department's main responsibilities including the following:

  • Coordinate the implementation of the City's Master Plan with the City Council and Department Heads.
  • Administer the City's Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances in collaboration with the Planning & Zoning Commission and Board of Adjustment.
  • Manage the utility review process for commercial and industrial developments.
  • Provide floodplain administration.
  • Oversee business licensing and home occupation permitting.
  • Issue residential zoning permits (sheds, fences, driveways, etc.)
  • Handle zoning code enforcement cases.

Planning staff are ready to assist you through our processes. While staff ensures development is consistent with the Ordinances and policies of the City, providing exemplary customer service and assistance is also of utmost importance to us. We hope that information contained on this website will further help to assist you with your development project.

Planning Office hours are 8am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-5pm daily (excluding holidays). For more complex development projects, you may wish to consider making an appointment to ensure adequate review time. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (307) 352-1540 or

We look forward to working with you!

Contact Us

212 D St
Rock Springs, WY 82901
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  • Phone: (307) 352-1540
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. &
    1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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