Boulder County offices and walk-in services will be closed Monday, Jan. 20 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Community Planning & Permitting
Land Use Department - Courthouse Annex Building

Community Planning & Permitting (formerly Land Use)

As of January 14, 2020, the Land Use Department is now the Community Planning & Permitting Department! Read more

The Land Use Department is now the Department of Community Planning & Permitting.
TUESDAY OFFICE SERVICES NOTICE
In response to the severe hailstorms that hit Boulder County in mid-July, 2018, the Boulder County Land Use Department is instituting a temporary change in services available on Tuesdays.
In order to maintain functioning permit activities, the Building Safety & Inspection Services division will be CLOSED to the public on Tuesdays until further notice. Other Land use planning services are still open and available on Tuesdays.

We understand that this may present a temporary hardship for our customers, and we thank you for your patience as we work through this localized hail emergency. Please call 303-441-3930 for more information on services available on Tuesdays.

Submittal Schedule for Planning Applications

The Community Planning & Permitting Department manages the number of planning applications accepted each week in order to align with available resources. Once you have had a Pre-application Conference and have a complete application ready for review, please contact Community Planning & Permitting at 303-441-3930 to get on the schedule to submit your planning application.


The Boulder County Community Planning & Permitting Department actively promotes the preservation of the integrity of our landscape, conservation of natural resources for a sustainable future, and provision of safety and well being of the citizens of Boulder County through the best in service, public policy, and process.

The Department provides development review, comprehensive planning, building permits, building inspections, mapping services, zoning enforcement, forest health and wildfire protection planning, and monitors legislative activity for unincorporated Boulder County.

It is the goal of Community Planning & Permitting to provide timely, responsive and helpful service to all members of the public and promote innovative development that effectively balances conservation, development and sustainability.

Dale Case, AICP
Director, Boulder County Community Planning & Permitting

Development Applications (Dockets)

If you have recently received a postcard notification about a review process in your area, check for updates in Development Applications Under Review. If you are not able to find the application/docket information you are looking for, please contact us via our Ask a Planner Form webform.

Land Use Records Search

Search records such as Building Permits, Planning Applications, and Code Enforcement via the Land Use Records Search.

Comprehensive Plan Updates

Learn about and get involved with the ongoing Boulder County Comprehensive Plan Update.

Community Planning & Permitting Services & Resources

Latest News

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January Boulder County Planning Commission meeting canceled

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REVISED Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for December 18, 2019

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Contact Us

Community Planning & Permitting (formerly the Land Use Dept.)

Email: Ask a Planner Form
Main: 303-441-3930
Fax: 303-441-4856

Courthouse Annex Building

2045 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Hours:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M, W, Th, F (Building permits can be applied for and issued until 4 p.m.)
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday (For Planning and Zoning services only)
The Building Safety & Inspection Services office is closed on Tuesday.
Map & Directions

Mailing Address

PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306
www.BoulderCounty.org/lu