Building and Zoning

This zoning regulation is consistent with the Scotts Bluff county Comprehensive Development Plan and is designed for the purpose of promoting the health, safety, morals, convenience, order, prosperity and welfare of the present and future inhabitants of Scotts Bluff county, including, a month others, such specific purposes as:

  • developing both urban and non-urban areas;
  • lessening congestion in the streets or roads;
  • reducing the waste of excessive amounts of roads;
  • securing safety from fire and other dangers;
  • lessening or avoiding the hazards to persons and damage to property resulting from the accumulation of run-off of storm or flood waters;
  • providing adequate light and air;
  • preventing excessive concentration of population and excessive and wasteful scattering of population settlement;
  • promoting such distribution of population such as classification of land uses, and such distribution of land development as will assure adequeate provisions for transportation, water flowage, water supply, drainage, santitation, recreation, soil fertility, food supply, and other public requirements;
  • protecting the taxbase;
  • protecting property against blight and depreciation;
  • securing economy in governmental expenditures;
  • fostering the state's agriculture, recreation, and other industries;
  • encouraging the most appropriate use of land in the county;
  • preserving, protecting and enhancing historic building, places, and districts

Contact Information


Public Works Building
Building and Zoning
P.O. Box 690
785 Rundell Road
Gering, NE 69341

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open through the lunch hour
Closed Weekends and Holidays


308 436-6700 - Main Number

Bill Mabin - Director

Scotts Bluff County
Administration Building
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341

308 436-6600