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Over the years, regulations have been fluid, with county staff continually drafting revisions to the documents in order to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Jefferson County. The original zoning resolution was adopted by the county commissioners in 1946 and the land development regulation was adopted in 1978.
Amendment to the Transportation and Ancillary RegulationsProposed Changes to the Zoning Resolution related to the Floodplain Overlay DistrictPrevious Changes to the Regulations
The County is proposing to amend the transportation and ancillary regulations. The intent of amending the regulations is to:
The proposed regulation changes entail four revised regulations: The Transportation Design and Construction Manual in its entirety and certain sections of the Land Development Regulation, Zoning Resolution and the Storm Drainage Design and Technical Criteria. Each of the four revised regulations have been compiled separately for ease of reviewing. A summary of proposed changes highlighting revisions of each regulation has been included.
Planning Commission recommended approval: August 12, 2015Board of County Commissioners briefing to discuss proposed changes to the these regulations on October 13, 2015Board of County Commissioners Hearing Date: Continued to November 24, 2015
We recommend you start with the summary of proposed changes first and then proceed with reviewing each regulation. If you have questions or comments, please contact the case manager, Charlie Barthel, Senior Civil Planning Engineer, 303.271.8723:
View the proposed changes here
The Jefferson County Planning & Zoning Division is processing an amendment to the Zoning Resolution related to floodplain regulations. Section 30 (Floodplain Overlay District) in the Zoning Resolution is being amended to update the date of FEMA’s Flood Insurance Study (FIS) from February 5, 2014 to January 20, 2016. The January 20, 2016 FIS represents the current FEMA flood hazard information. View the proposed changes here Public Hearing Dates The Planning Commission’s public hearing is scheduled for November, 18 2015 at 6:15 pm. The Board of County Commissioner’s public hearing is scheduled for December 8, 2015 at 8:00 am. Both hearings will be held in Hearing Room 1 of the Jefferson County Administration and Courts Building, 100 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden. Public testimony is encouraged at both hearings. Please email comments to Patrick O’Connell by November 3, 2015.
Notice: In the past postcards have been mailed for notification of regulation updates. Future notices will be by e-mail only. For future notification of regulation changes please send us your e-mail address using our web form. Fill out the form and indicate the nature of your request and submit. We will add your e-mail to our list for notification.
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