What are the roles and responsibilities of the Mayor, Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Design Review Board?

Mayor: Eagle City Code 1-5-4

The Mayor is sworn in to protect and defend the US constitution, the Idaho Constitution, Idaho Code, and Eagle City Code. The Mayor serves as the chief administrator for the City- presiding over meetings of the Council, setting agendas, processing complaints, and overseeing day to day management of the City. Unlike the City Council, the Mayor only votes to break a tie. 

City Council: Eagle City Code 1-5-5

The Eagle City Council is made up of four at-large elected officials who are sworn in to protect and defend the US constitution, the Idaho Constitution, Idaho Code, and Eagle City Code. The City Council is the legislative and policy-making branch of the City government. The Council is charged with oversight of the City finances, improvements & work done for the City. 

Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z): Eagle City Code 2-1-5

The Planning and Zoning Commission is made up of five mayor-appointed and council confirmed members. The commission is charged with oversight under Idaho Code 67-65: The Local Land Use Planning Act. One of the five members shall be appointed to represent the people outside the City limits but within the Eagle Area of Impact Boundary. 

Design Review Board: Eagle City Code 2-2-4

The Eagle Design Review Board is made up of five mayor-appointed and council confirmed design professionals (land use, engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business & citizen). The Board reviews both commercial & subdivision applications to confirm compliance with the City’s Design Review Standards in Eagle City Code 8- 2A.


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1. How do I find the zoning of my property?
2. How do I read a City of Eagle meeting agenda?
3. What are the roles and responsibilities of the Mayor, Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Design Review Board?
4. Which agencies receive land use applications?
5. What codes guide development?
6. What are Eagle's architectural styles?
7. What are Eagle's property maintenance requirements?
8. Where can I park a trailer?
9. What is the difference between a variance and a waiver?
10. What is the Eagle is HOME plan?
11. What changed with the 2017 Eagle is HOME Comprehensive Plan?
12. What is the difference between the comprehensive plan and zoning?
13. What is the plan for Downtown Eagle?
14. How much did Eagle grow in 2018?
15. What multi-family projects have been approved?
16. How do the city and school district work together to plan for growth?
17. What are the 2019 school enrollment levels?