Planning and Zoning


The Ely Plan and Zoning Commission works with the City Council to plan the way land is used and developed in Ely. The P & Z advises the City Council on planning, zoning and subdivision matters such as zoning and subdivision requests and prepares and updates the Ely Comprehensive Plan, Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances for approval by the City Council.

RoleNameTerm Expires
ChairBill Maly12/2023
MemberHeidi Kiser12/2022
MemberJosh Entler12/2021
MemberOpen Seat12/2020
MemberMark Warner12/2023
MemberBrock Holub12/2024
MemberOpen Seat12/2024

*Five-year term – Council Appointed

Meetings & Minutes

The Planning and Zoning commission meet the second Monday of each month at 6:00 pm. The meetings are in the City Council Chambers on the second floor of the Ely Community Center/City Hall at 1570 Rowley Street. An elevator is available for access. Agendas and minutes will be posted on this site, at City Hall and other locations in Ely. To view Planning and Zoning minutes from previous years, please visit the Archived P&Z tab.


Scheduled DateAgendaMinutes
January 25, 2021Agenda
January 11, 2021AgendaMinutes
January 7, 2021 (canceled)AgendaMinutes
December 14, 2020AgendaMinutes
November 30, 2020AgendaMinutes
November 9, 2020 (work session)Agenda
October 26, 2020AgendaMinutes
October 12, 2020 (postponed, no quorum present)AgendaN/A
September 21, 2020AgendaMinutes
June 15, 2020 (canceled)AgendaMinutes
May 18, 2020AgendaMinutes
April 20, 2020 (postponed due to COVID)AgendaMinutes
March 16, 2020 (postponed due to COVID)AgendaMinutes
February 17, 2020AgendaMinutes
January 20, 2020AgendaMinutes

Zoning Ordinances Adopted – Not Yet Codified

(Ordinances listed below have not yet been officially codified in Zoning Code)

Zoning Ordinances#
Accessory Buildings273
Swimming Pool Fence272
Zero Lot R-2271
Main Building Height Measurement264
Rural Residential Zoning District259
Good Neighbor Policy258
Sign Regulations234
Downtown Commercial Zoning District232
R-3 and R-4 Zoning Districts Added206
Preliminary Plat Time Limit195
Adult Oriented Establishments193
Bulk Regulation Changes for R-1189
Mobile Home District Regulations186
Adding Definitions183

Building Information

For information on building and or construction within Ely City limits, click here.