Planning

The County Annex is open for in-person business. Appointments are recommended to ensure appropriate staff members are present to address questions you may have. Albany County is currently recommending that unvaccinated individuals wear masks while in County buildings.

About Us

Basic Albany County MapThe Albany County Planning Department is responsible for land use planning and land use permit application reviews in the unincorporated areas of Albany County. Land use permit applications we review include:

  • Conditional use permits
  • Small wastewater system permits
  • Small wind energy system permits
  • Subdivision permits
  • Zoning certificates (required for most structures)
  • A variety of other land use permits

We are also responsible for rural addressing, enforcement of land use regulations, drafting and amending long-range land use plans, and keeping County regulations consistent with the goals of our land use plans.

We look forward to working with you on land use planning projects and assisting you with your land use permit applications.

Planning Department Online Map

The Planning Department's online map includes a variety of information including zoning, flood plain, and zip code information. The most up-to-date ownership map can be found on the Assessor's webpage. Please note that this map is for reference purposes only. Contact the Planning Department for the most accurate information.

Interactive Web Map


Code of the West

Code of the West Download Now The Realities of Rural LivingLife in the country is different from life in the city. County governments are unable to provide the same level of service that city governments provide. We welcome you to Albany County and hope that you will enjoy living here.

The Code of the West (PDF) is meant to educate you on the ins and outs of rural living.

Nuisance Complaint

In the event you have a nuisance complaint, please fill out and submit the Nuisance Complaint Form (PDF).

You may mail the completed form to:
Albany County Planning Office
1002 South Third Street
Laramie, WY 82070