The Planning and Zoning Division promotes the sustained social, economic and community development of the Estes Valley by administering and enforcing the Estes Valley Development Code and implementing the Estes Valley Comprehensive Plan.Core services include:
Land Use Consultation - Walk-ins and by appointment
Assist the public with questions/concerns about adopted codes and how they apply to their property/business.
Administer/enforce local zoning and subdivision regulations in the Estes Valley. Ensure compliance with the adopted development code, including
Review of subdivision, development, rezoning, and variance applications
Administration of improvement guarantees
Review of building permit and business license applications
Coordination with affected agencies (utility providers, sanitation districts,, health department, etc.)
Responsible for comprehensive planning. Research and draft Estes Valley Development Code amendments as directed by elected officials.
Provide administrative support and services for:
Estes Valley Planning Commission (7 appointed volunteer members)
Estes Valley Board of Adjustment (5 appointed volunteer members)
Town of Estes Park Creative Sign Design Review Board (5 appointed volunteer members)
Ensure compliance with the Larimer County Sign Code within the unincorporated Estes Valley
Ensure compliance with development code through education, cooperation, enforcement.