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About the Planning Commission

The Office of Planning & Infrastructure administers and enforces land use and related regulatory ordinances in the unincorporated areas of Putnam County. Presently, these ordinances include: subdivision regulations, building permits (which include flood plain regulation), salvage yard permits, and zoning in portions of the unincorporated areas of the county. Staff also administers and enforces the Dilapidated and Abandoned Enforcement Ordinance which authorizes the County Commission to force the clean-up and/or demolition of dilapidated structures in the unincorporated areas of the county.

The Zoning Ordinance for the Zoned Unincorporated Areas of Putnam County regulates land use in portions of the unincorporated areas of the county. The ordinance regulates growth in a designated planning district which generally includes the area serviced by Putnam PSD sewer in Teays Valley and along the proposed US35 corridor.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PLANNER – The Putnam County Office of Planning & Infrastructure is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Planner. The Planner shall be primarily responsible for the administration and enforcement of Putnam County planning ordinances. The position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. Candidates possessing a college degree in planning/zoning or some related field; and/or having experience with the administration of zoning, subdivision regulations, or floodplain management is a plus. The starting salary for the position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes an excellent benefit package. To apply, please submit a resume with cover letter to the Putnam County Office of Planning & Infrastructure at 12093 Winfield Road, Winfield, WV 25213, or send an email to [email protected]

Meeting Schedule

DAEA Board Meeting:  Thursday, October 6th, 2022, at 10:00 am in old courtroom, room 202

County Commission Meeting: Tuesday, October 11th, 2022, at 9:00 am in old courtroom, room 202 

Planning Commission Meeting: Thursday, October 18th, 2022, at 7:00 pm in old courtroom, room 202

County Commission Meeting: Tuesday, October 25th, 2022, at 5:30 pm in old courtroom, room 202

 

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

DAEA AGENDA – 12-01-2022 

PUTNAM COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION – APPROVED MINUTES – 09-20-22

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS – APPROVED MINUTES – 09-01-22

DAEA BOARD – APPROVED MINUTES – DATED 08-04-22 – APPROVED 10-06-22

 

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