As of January 14, 2020, the Land Use Department is now the Community Planning & Permitting Department. Read more…
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, transportation planning, licensing, 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.
The Multimodal Transportation Planning team moved from the former Transportation Dept. (now Public Works) to the Community Planning & Permitting Dept. in January 2020.
Community Planning & Permitting Services & Resources
- Board of Adjustment (BOA)
- Board of Review
- Boulder County Comprehensive Plan
- Building Permits
- Building Safety & Inspection Services
- Code Enforcement
- Fire Code Review Committee
- Flood Recovery
- Forest Health
- GIS Systems Team
- Historic Preservation
- Historic Preservation Advisory Board (HPAB)
- Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs)
- Land Use Code
- Land Use Records Search
- Oil & Gas Development
- Planning Commission (PC)
- Planning Division
- Staff Directory
- Transferable Development Credit Information
- Transportation Planning
- Wildfire Mitigation
- Wildfire Partners