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  • Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Division

     
    The Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Division provides the general public with a variety of planning services and information based on land development regulation and zoning resolution for the unincorporated portion of Jefferson County. These services include, but are not limited to: interpretation of current and future land use, development and subdivision consultation, and issuance of fence, sign, grading, driveway and building permits.

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    The County is proposing changes to the Zoning Resolution, Section 35, Drilling and Production of Oil and Gas

    See the Regulation Revision page.

    The County is proposing changes to the Land Development Regulation, Section 2, Waivers.

     See the Regulation Revision page.

    Updates to the Comprehensive Master Plan and Community Plans

    Public meetings have been scheduled to kickoff the Conifer/285 Corridor Area Community Plan update and the Evergreen Area Community Plan Update. The Conifer meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 18 at 6:30 pm and the Evergreen meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 24 at 6:00pm. See each Plan update page for locations and more information. These are the last two community plans to be incorporated into the Comprehensive Master Plan. For more information, and to learn how to become involved, please visit the Community Plan Update page.

    The Zoning Violation Process

    If you have ever received a zoning violation the penalty language on the violation form can be quite intimidating. Our own Jeffco Zoning Administrator, Michael Chadwick has prepaired an overview to help you understand the Zoning Violation Process. Read about it here.Adobe PDF Icon  

    The County is proposing changes to Zoning Resolution, Section 4 and 5, Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU). See the Regulation Revision page for details.

    Rebuilding After a Flood

    As the recovery phase continues throughout the County, you may need a permit for the work that needs to be done on your property. Permits may be required for any work in the drainageway, grading activities, and structural improvements to buildings.

    Please review our Requirements for Rebuilding After a FloodAdobe PDF Icon guide for information on the types of permits and the application process. You can contact Planning and Zoning Staff to assist you in determining which, if any, permits are required and we have setup expedited processes for those impacted by the flooding. The Jeffco Disaster Recovery page in addition to Planning and Zoning's Floodplains page have related information.

    Stay Informed by Registering your Association!

    Your association (HOA or Other) can receive notification of development proposals and regulation changes. Have you registered? Is your information up to date? Find out more about registering and get the registration form.