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Applications & Submittal Requirements#

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Before completing an application and checklist for your project, be sure to contact a Development Review Coordinator to help you to meet basic requirements for City staff to begin review of your project. In some instances City staff may request additional information or plan corrections during the development review process.

To learn more about the steps involved in the development review process, CLICK HERE. If you cannot find the topic you are looking for, please check out our RESOURCES page or contact a Development Review Coordinator at or 970.221.6689.

Pre-submittal Meeting Applications#

Conceptual Review#

Conceptual Review Application

WHO - Anyone with a land development idea can schedule a Conceptual Review meeting to get feedback on prospective development ideas.

WHEN - Generally, Conceptual Review works best after a brief conversation with a representative from the Zoning or Planning Department to first establish compliance with the permitted uses under the applicable zone district. Once you identify your zone district, you can use the Table of Primary Uses to see what uses are allowed in your zone district. The Table of Primary Uses starts on the fourth page of Article 4 of the Land Use Code. 

WHAT - At this stage, the development idea does not need to be finalized or professionally presented. However, a sketch plan or site plan and this application must be submitted to City Staff prior to the Conceptual Review meeting. The more information you are able to provide, the better feedback you are likely to get from the meeting.

Preliminary Design Review#

Preliminary Design Review (PDR) Application

Preliminary Design Reviews offer an alternative process to the standard conceptual review for more complex or larger proposals requiring a greater level of collaboration and problem solving. A more detailed submittal package is required, including: preliminary civil plans, site plans, renderings, photos of existing conditions on the site, and detailed project ideas.

Development Applications & Requirements#

Department Specific Applications, Checklists and Guidelines#

Minor Amendment Routing:

Minor Amendments are routed on Thursday of each week.

Minor amendment materials including must be received by 4pm on Wednesday afternoon. 

Application fees must be received by 10am on Thursday morning. 

Each Thursday's routing will include Minor Amendment submittals received during the 7-day period beginning with the previous Thursday through Wednesday (the day before the weekly routing).

Staff Comment Letters will be sent out after the two week round of review.

Other Zoning Applications & Forms:

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