Community Development

The City of Driggs Community Development Department develops and implements long range plans to protect and enhance the city’s livability and economic well being for current and future generations. Driggs Community Development projects & programs fall under six main headings:

Downtown Revitalization

Projects primarily stem from a partnership with the Driggs Urban Renewal Agency and Downtown Driggs Association and are guided by the adopted Downtown Master Plan.  The City of Driggs is an accredited Main Street community and implements a coordinated 4-Point Approach with its downtown revitalization partners in areas of Design, Promotion, Economic Vitality and Organization. Projects include street/sidewalk reconstruction, off-street parking lots, visitor and civic facilities, wayfinding, beautification and incentivizing infill development.

Business Attraction & Development

The city works in partnership with the Teton Regional Economic Coalition to implement the Teton County Economic Development Plan and to attract and develop industries that will create new living wage jobs. Ongoing projects include industrial and food business incubators, micro-loan program, crowdfunding platform, workforce training partnerships, property search assistance and data.

Arts, Events & Tourism

Involves partnerships with Teton Arts, Downtown Driggs Association and Teton Regional Economic Coalition in promoting the city, hosting events and managing the City Center Art Gallery and Teton Geotourism Center,

Affordable Housing

Driggs leads a multi-jurisdictional effort to implement practical and expedient solutions to address affordable housing needs.


Driggs partners with STARTBus, TRPTA, Grand Targhee Resort, Teton Valley Trails & Pathways, Teton School District #401 and others to develop alternative transportation options and safe routes to school, work and play.

Parks & Recreation

Driggs works to improve existing facilities and expand its recreation system in accordance with the county-wide Recreation Master Plan with the input of a Parks & Recreation Committee.

Current Projects

Northwest Parking Lot (Downtown Revitalization) Project

Aquatic Center Feasibility Study


Planning & Building Dept


Contact Us

Community Development Director 
Doug Self, AICP 
208-354-2362 ext 2111

Planning & Zoning Administrator  
Leanne Bernstein 

208-354-2362 ext 2106

Reina Owecke
208-354-2362 ext 2105