Planning & Zoning

Office Hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


(308) 946-3120


(308) 946-2332


PO Box 27
Central City, NE 68826



Meeting Agenda

Meeting Minutes

Kay Lyons

Zoning Administrator

The Planning Department evaluates zoning changes and special/conditional use permits, prepares County's comprehensive plan, reviews subdivision plans, prepares and updates the zoning and subdivision regulations and provides staff support to the Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment, and County Board.

Please note that all Planning and Zoning Commission meetings will now be held on the 1st Floor in Courtroom #2.

Comprehensive Plans

Merrick County Comp Plan
Chapman Comp Plan
Palmer Comp Plan
Silver Creek Comp Plan 

Zoning Regulations

Merrick County Zoning
Chapman Zoning
Palmer Zoning
Silver Creek Zoning

Subdivision Regulations

Merrick County Subdivision Regulations
Chapman Subdivision Regulations
Palmer Subdivision Regulations
Silver Creek Subdivision Regulations


Administrative Plat Application
Commercial Biodegradeable Waster Application
Conditional Use Application
Permit Application Grain Bin and Ag
Permit Application Non-Ag
Re-Zoning Application
Subdivision Application