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Planning Division
Land Use Department - Courthouse Annex Building

The Community Planning & Permitting Department physical office in Boulder is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Tuesdays the department is open by appointment only from 12:30–4:30 p.m. Most services are available virtually. Staff is available at 303-441-3930, online, or via appointment.

Community Planning & Permitting Planning Division

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 Planning Division includes the Development Review team (Site Plan Review, Current Planning, and Zoning Review) and Long Range Team (Long Range, Special Projects, and Public Information), as well as support staff.

The Planning Division’s primary responsibilities are maintaining the Boulder County Comprehensive Plan and Boulder County Land Use Code, reviewing development proposals for consistency with the Comprehensive Plan and conformance with the Land Use Code, conducting site visits and inspections, answering day-to-day planning and zoning questions from the public, and Historic Preservation.

Land Use Planning Information

For more information, or if you have questions on planning in Boulder County, please call 303-441-3930 or email using the Ask a Planner form.

Contact Us

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

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

Courthouse Annex Building

2045 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Tuesdays the department is open by appointment only from 12:30–4:30 p.m.
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Mailing Address

Community Planning & Permitting
PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306
bouldercounty.gov/lu