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Asbestos is regulated by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Additional information may be found by contacting them at (303) 692-3100.
Building permits are required for new constructions, alterations, or repairs of existing buildings. Also, concrete work, landscaping, and other exterior alterations. Please download our Building Permits Helpful Information handout. If unsure, please email email@example.com, and we'll gladly verify.
Inspections are required as part of the permit process.
Depending on the specific type of plan and the zoning area it pertains to, different plans have varied retention periods. To access a copy of any of our plans, we recommend submitting a public records request through the Online Services page on our website.
The easiest way to find out your property's zoning is to email Community Development at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-486-5783 and request to speak with the day's planner.
Some public information and most permitting information may be found by using our online tool, Property and Building Permit History.
For more information on scheduling an inspection please click here.
For most projects, each review cycle can last around ten business days, making it essential to ensure everything is submitted correctly the first time. Additional details may be found by visiting the Community Development web page and selecting Building Permits and Inspections.
Building Permits and Inspections.
The building permit fee is based upon the total value and type of project. Our staff can provide you with a written estimate simply by emailing email@example.com or by calling (303) 486-5783.
Setbacks require minimum distances between a building and the related front, side, exterior, or rear property line. These distances determine how far construction must be set back from the property line. Setbacks for your particular property may be determined by calling the Planning Division at 303-486-5783.
An easement is a legal right that allows a person or organization to use part of a property owned by someone else for a specific purpose, such as for utilities, access roads, or pathways. It is a common provision in real estate agreements and municipal planning, granting certain usage rights while the property owner retains ownership of the land.
Typically, fees are paid at the time of permit issuance. Although a few exceptions exist for projects valued over $1,000,000 and Telecommunications.
Projects must commence within six months from the date the permit was issued. Work on the project may not be abandoned for more than six months at a time. Extensions may be requested by completing a request via our web page.
Plats are initially drawn by surveyors who provide a copy to the purchaser at the real estate closing for a property. If a survey was completed before a real estate sale, a survey plat may be attached to the deed for property in Arapahoe County. It should be available from the Clerk and Recorder's office. The Village does not maintain surveys of private property.
Information on property ownership can be obtained on the Arapahoe County Online Parcel Search or by calling the Arapahoe County Assessors Office at 303-795-4600.
Building permits ensure that construction adheres to local building codes and safety regulations, maintaining a safe and aesthetic environment for all residents.
The Municipal Court accepts cash, checks or credit card as methods of payment for traffic violations. You can pay online by visiting the Municipal Court Online Payment Portal
Verify your voter registration by visiting the Colorado Secretary of State's Voter page.
Sign up for email or text notifications through our Notify Me service.
The citizen alert system will already have your land-line telephone numbers so you do not need to worry about providing that information. If you are interested in being notified of emergencies through other communication devices, simply visit the link below. It only takes a few minutes to update your information.
The village does require you to fill out a street use permit application online anytime you would like to use a public roadway for an event. Call the Police Department at 303-773-2525 with questions.
Email Public Works or call 303-708-6100. Please have as much detail as possible regarding the location.
If you as a resident have trimmed your trees and bushes, make sure they are cut into 10-foot sections or less and call for a Large Item Pick-up, phone number 303-708-6100, before placing them at the curb. Dirt, rock, sod, pavers, concrete, mulch and contractor (landscaper or gardener) generated waste are not acceptable for our pick-up service. You can contact a private hauler to take away these items.
A valid solicitation permit is required and the solicitor must keep the permit with them at all times. They shall not solicit at any property where a “No Solicitors” or “No Trespassing” sign is posted at or near the entrance. Soliciting may not occur outside of the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. or sunset, even with a valid permit.
Short-term rental of non-principal residences is prohibited. It shall be unlawful to offer property as a short-term rental that is not the primary dwelling unit or habitable accessory structure of the property’s owner or leaseholder. Occupancy of a short-term rental shall not exceed the total of three unrelated persons.
Backyard chickens or honey bees are allowed. They must be kept in a healthy and humane manner.
Although not all improvements require a permit, items such as decks, fences, plumbing, landscaping, electrical, and other projects do. Email Community Development or call (303) 486-5783 to ensure a permit is not required before starting any work.
Trash and recycling containers must be stored in such a position on the property to be reasonably screened from the view of those off the property.
Yes, these are intended to reduce the impact of the construction site on adjacent properties. Facilities shall not be located in the public right-of-way or closer than five feet from a side or rear property line. Sanitary facilities are to be screened and/or located in the least visible location to adjacent properties.
Materials are not to be stored on the public right-of-way. Furthermore, when possible, on-site parking for employees is encouraged. Parking on public and private streets is allowed when adequate on-site parking is not available. Construction is not to obstruct vehicle access for firefighting and other emergency vehicles.
Fencing is required for below-grade construction in excess of 30 inches that is unattended at any time or open overnight. Construction fencing will be allowed as part of the building permit.
Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday / Holidays: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Buildings or those portions of a building constructed before October 12, 1988, require an asbestos report. Asbestos permits and requirements are monitored and set by the State of Colorado. Additional details may be found by visiting the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's website.