Mandatory Documents for Online Permit Application Submittal

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Note: Additional documents will be required on a case by case basis

Building Permit Applications

  1. New Dwelling
  2. Accessory Structure
  3. Interior Residential Remodel
  4. Deck
  5. Commercial Project

In order to start a New Dwelling Building Permit application, you need the following documents ready to upload from your computer:

If you have these documents ready to go, Click "Apply Now" below and you will be taken to the Online Application system.

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Land Disturbance and Floodplain Applications

There are three types of Land Disturbance Permit: Notice of Intent, Grading Permit, and Natural Surface Trail. The type of permit that applies depends on the total area of land disturbance and the nature of the work proposed. See Section 16.B for criteria. If you are unsure which permit applies, please use the Do I need a Land Disturbance Permit Worksheet or email us

  1. Grading Permit
  2. Notice of Intent
  3. Natural Surface Trail
  4. Floodplain Permit

A Grading Permit undergoes a formal County review process with a referral to internal and external reviewers. All plans and reports shall bear the signature and seal of a registered professional engineer.   

Submittal Requirements for a Grading Permit: 

  • Cover Letter (narrative describing the proposed work) - Mandatory 
  • Completed and Signed Application Form - Mandatory 
  • A Grading Erosion and Sediment Control (GESC) Plan in conformance with Section 16 of the Zoning Resolution - Mandatory 
  • If there are geologic hazards or steep slopes proposed, a Geologic and/or Soils Investigation Report in conformance with Section 16 of the Zoning Resolution - Mandatory
  • A Drainage Report in conformance with the Storm Drainage Design and Technical Criteria - Mandatory
  • A quantity estimate (Exhibit A) for BMP's - Mandatory
  • Current Deed - Mandatory
  • If there will be any retaining walls taller than 3', details and supporting calculations

If you have these documents ready to go, Click "Apply Now" below and you will be taken to the Online Application system.

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Development Review Permit Applications

  1. Pre-Application
  2. Rezoning
  3. Site Development Plan

In order to start a Pre-Application, you need the following documents ready to upload from your computer:

  • Cover Letter
  • Site Plan
  • Optional but preferred:
    • water supply information
    • wastewater information
    • plans for roads/streets
    • conceptual plans for drainage

If you have these documents ready to go, Click "Apply Now" below and you will be taken to the Online Application system.

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Minor Adjustment Applications

The Minor Adjustment Process may be used for a variety of development activities as described in Section 11.B of the Land Development Regulation. Depending on the Minor Adjustment process being applied for there is one major difference which is the requirement for the submittal and review of a survey.  

  1. Minor Adjustment (Survey)
  2. Minor Adjustment (No Survey)

The Minor Adjustment with Survey may be used to reconfigure or eliminate interior lot lines, create commercial superlots, adjust previously established building envelopes, non-buildable areas or non-disturbance areas, create lot lines to convert a duplex to a single family attached or to create a non-buildable tract.  

  • A Minor Adjustment Application - Mandatory 
  • A Cover Letter describing your plans and including contact information - Mandatory 
  • Current Deed and Pre-2000 Deed (For metes and bounds parcels) - Mandatory 
  • An Ownership & Encumbrances Report or Title Insurance Commitment for each lot - Mandatory 
  • If the owner is a LLC, Corporation, Trust or other non-individual entity, additional documents will be needed to confirm signature authority of whoever will be signing 
  • A Minor Adjustment Document in the format described in Section 8 of the Land Development Regulation - Mandatory 
  • Water Supply Information: a will-serve letter from the water district or a well permit. Well permits may be obtained through the Colorado Division of Water Resources - Mandatory 
  • If existing or resulting lots will use a septic system, Form 6002 
  • If land will be exchanged between two owners, a draft deed for property transfer. This can be prepared by a land use attorney 

If you have these documents ready to go, Click "Apply Now" below and you will be taken to the Online Application system.

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