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Planning, Zoning, and Development

The purpose of the City Planning and Development Division is to create a high-quality physical environment and a desirable community in conformance with City policies and regulations.  The division gathers and disseminates planning information to the public, other City departments, Boards and Commissions, and City Council.

The division is responsible for updating and implementing the Comprehensive Plan; processing applications for annexation, rezoning, site development and subdivisions; and coordinating community and City department input.

Planning and Zoning Information

Are you looking for zoning information?  Do you want to know what private development projects are underway throughout the City?  Is your property impacted by a floodplain?  The links in the Additional Resources section below should make your search for information easier!  If you cannot  find what you are looking for, please contact the Planner-of-the-Day.

A Planner-of-the-Day staffs the planning counter on the second floor of the Arvada City Hall, 8101 Ralston Road, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm, to answer questions on a walk-in basis, by phone at 720-898-7435, or via email at

The following resources provide information regarding the development review process, mapping services, the City's Comprehensive Plan, and other planning related documents.

Contact Information

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Additional Resources