A zoning permit is generally required before the construction or alteration of any structure, the use of a new property or change in use of any property. The procedures are determined by the type and complexity of the project.
A zoning permit is required for new construction.
The general process includes the following steps:
Return to New Construction requirements page.
A zoning permit is required for additions to an existing structure, or for adding an accessory structure to the site. The general process includes these steps:
Choose Your Project:
Return to Additions requirements page.
A zoning permit is sometimes required for tenant finish / remodel projects. Read the tips below to determine if a zoning permit is required for your project and / or contact us at email@example.com. Please provide basic information about the current building and your proposed changes including the use, exterior modifications, and site improvements..
Return to Tenant Finish / Remodel requirements page.
A zoning permit is sometimes required for repair / replace projects. Read the tips below to help determine if a zoning permit is required for your project and / or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide basic information about the current building and your proposed changes including the use, exterior modifications and site improvements.
Return to Repair / Replace requirements page.
Download the Complete Signs Customer Guide (PDF) for step-by-step instructions, application requirements, and permit application forms for signs requiring a permit. Please review the guide and checklist and include all required materials when submitting your permit application. Incomplete applications may delay processing and approval.
Scan the completed application form and all other drawings and related materials.
Send electronic files to the email address listed above with "New zoning application" in the subject line of the email.
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Once your application has been received, you will be contacted via phone or email to acknowledge receipt of your application, to advise you of additional materials that might be required, and to arrange payment of fees.
Please include specific, complete information in your phone or email message including the address of the property. Incomplete applications will be returned without review.
Zoning Permit Staff
Please leave/send a message with details including the address of the property. Staff will return your call/e-mail by the end of the next business day.
For rezoning inquiries visit CPD's rezoning page.
Office hours and location:
Commercial zoning: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday (Sign in by 3:30 for same-day reviews and log-ins.)
For single-family/duplex zoning hours, see residential same-day review.
Wellington Webb Municipal Office Building 201 W. Colfax Ave., Dept 203 Denver, CO 80202