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Zoning Verification or Compliance Letter

Development Services provides research for any property located within the City and County of Denver.  You can obtain this information by requesting a Zoning Verification and Compliance Letter.

Zoning Verification Letter:
A letter stating the zone district for a property within the City and County of Denver.  There is no fee for this service. 


Zoning Compliance Letter:
A letter that includes zone district confirmation, compliance information, whether or not the property can be rebuilt and / or zoning research. 

  • Zoning staff will respond to written requests for zoning compliance information on specific properties within the City and County of Denver. 
  • There is a $50.00 fee, per parcel address, for this service due to the time needed to research and/or perform inspections.



To Request a Letter

  • Complete the Zoning Verification/Compliance Letter Request Form (PDF)
  • Pay the fees
    • Make checks payable to "Manager of Finance"
    • Include a copy of your request with payment
  • Please include any specific questions concerning the information you wish to receive with your request


Submit requests by regular mail to:
Development Services
201 W. Colfax Ave., Dept 205
Denver, CO 80202

Submit requests by email to:

Submit requests by fax to:

The targeted turn-around time for most requests is 30 days. Due to current high volume, turn-around times may be longer. Please contact zoning administration at 720-865-3000 with any questions regarding this service.