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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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    John Fielder to present a special photographic slide show at the Boettcher Mansion, Lookout Mountain Nature Preserve Tuesday, May 13 at 7:00pm  

    The Jefferson County Historical Commission and the Boettcher Mansion are excited to host John Fielder’s Denver Mountain Parks and Jeffco Open Space Photographs choreographed to beautiful music celebrating Jeffco’s land protection heritage! The event is free to the public, desserts and beverages will be served. See the flyer for more information.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.

    Updates to the Comprehensive Master Plan and Community Plans

    The Jefferson County Planning & Zoning staff will be updating to the last two mountain area community plans and incorporating them into the Comprehensive Master Plan (CMP) starting in the spring of 2014. These include the Conifer/285 Corridor Area and the Evergreen Area Plan. For more information, and to learn how to become involved, please visit the Community Plan Update page.

    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.