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Planning, Zoning, and Development Updated
City Hall / Departments / Community 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...

Legal (City Attorney's Office) Updated
City Hall / Departments / Legal (City Attorney's Office)

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The City Attorney's Office cannot give legal advice to members of the public. Mission The Mission of the City Attorney’s Office is to provide legal services to the City Council, boards, commissions, and administrative staff. This helps to enforce the law, avoid or mitigate risks...

Communications Updated
City Hall / Departments / City Manager

The City of Arvada Communications Division assists the City Manager and the Arvada City Council in communicating with both internal and external stakeholders. We are committed to disseminating timely and accurate information about the activities and operations of the City. Some of the methods by...

City Manager Updated
City Hall / Departments / City Manager

Mission The Mission of the City Manager’s Office is to provide leadership, policy, guidance and communication services to City Council, the community and the organization so they can successfully create a vibrant, safe, secure, and sound community. How the City Operates The City of Arvada...

Arvada Police (Public Safety) Updated
City Hall / Departments / Public Safety (Police)

For all emergencies, dial 911. For non-emergency police matters, please dial 720-898-6900. The Arvada Police Department sets the standard for excellence in policing. Built on a foundation of honor, integrity and commitment, members of the department take great pride in providing exceptional police...

General City Records Request Updated
City Hall / Departments / City Manager

The Colorado Open Records Act, C.R.S. 24-72-201 et.seq. (as may be amended from time to time) requires that all public records be open for inspection by any person at reasonable times, except as provided by law. The Act allows the official custodian of public records to adopt rules concerning the...

Animal Management Unit Updated
City Hall / Departments / Public Safety (Police)

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Arvada Animal Management is a unit of the Arvada Police Department that enforces all city ordinances related to animals.  State-certified through the Colorado Association of Animal Control Officers and the Department of Agriculture, Arvada Animal Management Officers are highly...

Geo Data Services (Drafting & GIS) Updated
City Hall / Departments / Public Works

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The role of the Geo Data Services Division is to create, manage and maintain geographic data resources, map the City infrastructure, and provide maps and location based information. The Geo Data Services Division maintains the Geographic Information System (GIS), as well as, provides drafting of...

Engineering Updated
City Hall / Departments / Public Works

City of Arvada Engineering Division is responsible for the development and implementation of the standards for street construction, utility work and storm water drainage on all projects in the City. All work within the City's right-of-way is regulated and inspected by Engineering. Contractors...

Information Technology Updated
City Hall / Departments / Information Technology

Mission The Mission of the Innovation and Technology Management Department is to provide collaborative research analysis, software, hardware and project management services to City of Arvada Departments so they can serve our community. The Department is comprised of four lines of business:...