Planning and Zoning

Regular meeting time is the third Monday in the month at 7:00 p.m. in the old courtroom at the courthouse. (Date is subject to change.)

Zoning Official - Denise Chavez

Second Floor Courthouse
150 Ash Avenue
Akron, CO 80720
970-345-2701 ext 234
970-345-2702 Fax

Board Members  
John Wright  
Allen Hussey  
Deanna L. Schrock  
Renee’ Koch  
Steve Diamond  
Orvale Jefferson  
Fred Raish  
Kate Kenney  
Rodney Palser  
Tony Wells (ex officio)
Leland Willeke (ex officio)
Lea Ann Laybourn (ex officio)

The Washington County Land Use Office administers the permits for the unincorporated portion of the County for buildings and structures as well as changes in land use.


Master Plan

Click to view the master plan.


Building Permits are Required For


Land Use Applications

Land Use applications go to the Planning Commission for approval before they are approved by the Board of County Commissioners.

Washington County Marijuana Ordinance

Additional Forms

These are general guidelines.  Always call the Commissioner’s Office at 970-345-2701 (Planning and Zoning) for specific information.

Request for Address – needed for new address either for new building or location site for 911 emergency such as pump station or electrical substation.

Road Access Permit

Road Cut / Right of Way Permit

Example of Signature Block for Mylar Only

Vacation of Roadways Petition