Jackson, Wy – The Teton County commission has imposed a
temporary moratorium on large subdivisions.
The action stops several housing projects involving hundreds of
The moratorium on development applications of more than 20 acres
was approved on a 3-2 vote. It will remain in effect until Dec. 31
or when changes to a joint Jackson and Teton County development
plan are adopted.
The moratorium does include a clause allowing for "reasonable
exceptions." It also halts zone changes that would increase the
number of homes allowed on a property from what is currently
The moratorium discussion began in March after the county
received two requests to consider plans for about 600 new homes
south of Jackson.