Types of Applications

If you would like more information on any of the following permits, please call, write, or visit the Planning Department. 

PLANNING DEPARTMENT FEES

Begin The Land Use Application Process

The first step in initiating a land use application is to evaluate the feasibility of your project. To assist with this, please complete the Project Information Form. Please have a site plan ready for upload before beginning the online form. Information regarding Project Information Forms and the Feasibility Evaluation process can be found at the Feasibility Evaluation page

Director Determination

Administrative Land Use Permit

Ag Plus Uses by Administrative Land Use Permit

Minor Land Use Permit


Major Land Use Permit

Additional Dwelling Unit (ADU)


Other Permit and Application Types

Special Events- County Road Use
For any event using or crossing a County Road, you must first obtain a Special Events - County Road Use Permit by submitting the application (with required attachments) at least 45 days prior to the proposed event. Applications shall be submitted in person to the County Planning Department at 211 Rock Point Drive or by email to Amber.Lamb@co.laplata.co.us. Special events using county roads are approved or denied by county staff.

Guidance Forms
Project Narrative

Electronic Submittal

Please call the Planning Department at 970-382-6263, or submit a Planning Contact Form.  Please have the following information available when you write or make the call:  name of applicant, contact telephone number(s), parcel number(s) of the property involved, and a description of the proposed activity.