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Sign Code

Thinking about getting a new electronic sign? Or maybe setting up a free-standing sign? Please be sure to review Arvada's Sign Code in order to get the proper permits. 

Food Truck Vending

If you meet certain requirements, you will need to apply for and receive a temporary use permit in order to operate a food truck. Get all the details at Food Truck Vending.

For Developers

Application and Development Fees

There are various fees associated with development in Arvada. Find out about land use, park land dedication, school land dedication, and more in Application and Development Fees.

Development Review Process

Depending on the complexity of a proposed development or change in land use several different Development Review Processes may be required. Download brochures and much more on our Development Review Process page.

Planning Forms and Applications

Need forms and applications used for Planning and Zoning processes? Download them today at Planning Forms and Applications.

Pre-Application Meetings

The pre-application meeting is your introduction to the City’s development review process.  The meeting will provide you with submittal, review and approval requirements.  The meeting is intended for landowners and developers, and their consultants, who are interested in developing within the City of Arvada. Find out more at Pre-Application Meetings.

Site Development Permit

The City of Arvada oversees construction sites within their jurisdiction to minimize the potential for pollutants to leave the site, including sediment. A Site Development Permit is issued to owners, developers, contractors, or builders who must install and maintain adequate best management practices (BMPs) to control pollutants. Find out whether you need a permit and what the process looks like on our Site Development Permit page.