News and Events

  • For general inquiries: e-mail us or use our online form
  • To schedule an appointment with staff: book an appointment online or call us at 303-271-8700
  • To submit applications for Building Permits, Rezonings, Site Development Plans, Land Disturbance Permits, Floodplain Permits, Minor Adjustments, and Pre-Applications, visit our online portal
  • To submit applications for other permits: e-mail us
  • Sign pick-up: Please schedule an appointment and pre-pay any applicable fees online using our online portal
  • Electronic documents are strongly encouraged for fastest service.  Please note, providing physical documents instead of electronic documents will cause a significant delay in service. 
  • Checks and other sensitive documents can be dropped off at the office or mailed: Jefferson County Planning & Zoning, 100 Jefferson Parkway, Suite 3550, Golden, CO 80419

Please Make an Appointment!

We are offering both virtual and in-person appointments Monday through Thursday. County offices are closed on Fridays. Click the "book now" button below or call us at 303-271-8700 to make your appointment. Everyone is still able to submit documents online (PDF).


Book an Appointment

Online Permit Submittal

NEW: Planning and Zoning only accepts the following permits and applications through our Online Application System (no paper or email submittals):

  • Building Permits
  • Floodplain Permits
  • Land Disturbance Permits (Including Grading Permits, Notice of Intents and Natural Surface Trails)
  • Minor Adjustments
  • Pre-Applications
  • Rezoning
  • Site Development Plan

Visit our Online Applications Page for more information.

Regulation Updates in Progress

There are multiple Regulation updates being processed and proposed. You can see all the updates on our Regulation Updates page.

Hybrid Hearings and Virtual Community Meetings

Starting September 8, members of the public that plan to provide public testimony for Planning Commission cases should sign up using our Public Testimony Registration page at least 24 hours in advance.

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Hybrid Hearings

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Virtual Community Meetings

Restaurants/Bars Can Apply for Temporary Outdoor Seating

  1. Please make sure to download the forms before entering your information to make sure your changes are saved. Only complete applications will be accepted. 
  2. Complete the Temporary Outdoor Seating Area Permit Application and Modification of Liquor License Application (if applicable).
  3. Send us an email with your application and attachments. Please make sure to attach all the necessary documents listed on the Temporary Outdoor Seating Area Permit Application.

Click below to view and download the forms and regulations: