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Planning & Zoning Commission

Due to the Covid-19 Virus, in-person attendance is discouraged for the March 30, 2020 Planning & Zoning Meeting at 06:00 p.m. however, the meeting will be held via conference call. If you would like to listen to the meeting, you may dial 701-862-2255 and enter Conference ID 41858. If you would like to ask questions prior to the meeting or during the meeting, you may email your questions to

Chairman: Glen Beard
Vice Chairman: Gregg Schuetze
Members: Tom Dwyer, Rick Holm, Jesse Lawrence, Marco Pelton, and Jake Walters

The City of Watford City Planning & Zoning Commission meets the last Monday of every month at 6:00PM at City Hall in the Heritage Room. Meeting dates and times are included in the link below but are subject to change due to holidays, etc.

The Planning & Zoning Commission holds public hearings to review and make recommendations on the following changes and types of applications as they are received by The City:

Land Use Application: for Zone Change, Variance, and Conditional Use Permit

Division of Land Application: for Simple Lot Split (parcel map), Map of Reversion, Boundary Line Adjustment, Subdivision Preliminary Plat, Subdivision Final Plat, and Subdivision Amended Final Plat

Chapter XV Zoning Ordinances

Planning & Zoning Commission


Planning & Zoning Commission
213 2nd St NE
PO Box 494
Watford City, ND 58854

Planning & Zoning Commission
701-444-2533 x 5

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In Watford I got to go to my first National Park. I made some friends and we went to the badlands and saw things we never heard of before like jackrabbits and mule deer. In my opinion Watford is the best city ever!

~ Justice C Staton-Grade 5

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