The Department of Community Development ensures the strategic planning and development of high-quality residential and business neighborhoods. This includes planning for a comprehensive system of open spaces and other enhancements to improve the Village's image. The Department facilitates a one-stop service experience for residents and businesses by centralizing the building project review, permit, and inspection functions within a single Village department.
Permitting PDF Guides
- Do I need an asbestos report?
Asbestos is regulated by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Additional information may be found by contacting them at (303) 692-3100.
- Do I need a building permit?
Building permits are required for new constructions, alterations, or repairs of existing buildings. Also, concrete work, landscaping, and other exterior alterations. Please download our Building Permits Helpful Information handout. If unsure, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, and we'll gladly verify.
- Do I need an inspection?
Inspections are required as part of the permit process.
- How can I obtain building plan copies?
Depending on the specific type of plan and the zoning area it pertains to, different plans have varied retention periods. To access a copy of any of our plans, we recommend submitting a public records request through the Online Services page on our website.
- How do I find my property lines?
Obtain a copy of your property's legal description (if you don't have a copy, you may be able to get this from the Arapahoe County Assessor's office or copy of the plat map for your subdivision). You may also want to hire a surveyor to reestablish your property corners and property lines for you.
- How do I find out my property's zoning?
The easiest way to find out your property's zoning is to email Community Development at email@example.com or call 303-486-5783 and request to speak with the day's planner.