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Development Administrative Permits and Letters


NULL There are a variety of permits and verification/compliance letters available for both residential property owners and business owners. The application fee, permit regulations and requirements and review time frame will depend on the type of permit and/or letter. All permit applications need to be completed and submitted with all of the listed requirements. It may take up to approximately a week for the review; if additional information is needed, a staff member will contact you. The following information is for reference and informational purposes. For up-to-date information and permit forms, contact the Land Use Review at 385-5905.

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Home Day Care: A day care home permit is allowed in any residential zone unless prohibited by the neighborhood and/or development covenants. The maximum number of children for a day care home permit is six children plus two after school. A Colorado State license is required to operate a home day care. Any additional children would be classified as a large day care home which will normally require Conditional Use approval by Planning Commission. (62.5 kb)

Home Occupation: A home occupation permit may be allowed in any residential zone unless prohibited by the neighborhood and/or development covenants. There are regulations and specific requirements for home-based businesses with some types of occupations prohibited. (254.2 kb)

Temporary Use: A temporary use permit is for a particular use which is not normally located at a particular site i.e., merchandise tent sale, agricultural sales or Christmas tree sales in a parking lot. For a temporary vendor permit, contact the Development Review Enterprise office for additional information at 385-5982.

Temporary Use Permit (46.4 kb)

Temporary Use Permit for Model Home (64.9b)

Temporary Vendor Permit (44.1 kb)

Revocable Permit:  Revocable permits are for private use of public right-of-way. These types can range from 'permanent' uses to temporary uses of street right-of-way. A revocable permit can be revoked at any time by City Council. 'Permanent' permits can include outdoor cafes, parking, landscaping, lighting, newspaper boxes, etc. Temporary permits can include real estate signs, political signs, dumpsters, POD storage containers, etc. Contact the Land Use Review office for additional information at 385-5905 or

Sub-Surface Revocable Permit: Permit to allow a sub-surface structure or private communication cable (121.4 kb)

Surface Revocable Permit: Permit to allow surface encroachments (119.1 kb)

Temporary Political Sign Permit and Regulations: Permit to allow temporary election signs (100.8 kb)

Temporary Sign Permit: Permit to allow temporary real estate signs (96.5 kb)

Temporary Surface Permit: Permit to allow a temporary dumpster or POD (93.8 kb)

Human Service Establishment: A permit for Colorado State licensed or unlicensed human service establishment that operates for the treatment of individuals that may be physically disabled, developmentally disabled, mentally ill, elderly or terminally ill, youth or individuals involved with domestic violence or economic or social disadvantaged circumstance. Instructions and information on the regulations required to operate a human service establishment are available along with a permit application is below. Contact the Land Use Review office for additional information at 385-5905 or (108.5 kb)

Zoning Verification/Compliance Letters: A request can be made for documentation verifying zoning, rebuildability, legal non-conforming use status and/or compliance letter/inspection of a property. Each letter request has a different fee and a time frame for completion. Contact the Development Review Enterprise office for additional information at 385-5982. (288 kb)

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