The Planning Department is responsible for advising the Board of County Commissioners, the Planning Commission and the public on land use and development issues. The Planning staff oversees development applications and amendments to the county Land Use Code and county Master Plans.

East End Master Plan

For information on the East End Master Plan, visit this page

The latest draft is available here for review.

East End Master Plan logo

Applying for a Permit

All planning permits and licenses, such as development permits, short term rentals, land use applications and marijuana permits, can be obtained using SmartGov.

SmartGov Public Portal

Fees and Short Term Rentals Information

  1. East End Master Plan Draft Released

    San Miguel County Planning Department officials and consultants, Design Workshop, have announced the release of the latest draft of the East End Master Plan, a planning and vision document that has been in the works since last fall. Read on...
  2. Good news for workforce housing

    At today’s regular meeting of the San Miguel Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), the board unanimously approved a rezone of land in Ilium Valley that will facilitate housing for the area workforce. Read on...
  3. SmartGov is live

    San Miguel County is excited to announce the implementation and launch of Brightly SmartGov software as of June 20. This digital upgrade will serve to consolidate and streamline the permitting process for the public. Read on...
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