County Guidance Sheets

Once you have completed a Pre-Application meeting with the Planner assigned to your project, you will receive a Submittal Requirements Checklist. This checklist will have specific items that refer to our Guidance sheets. These Guidance sheets are meant to assist you with the documents required for submitting your project.

The list below is organized in the order that they appear on the Submittal Requirements Checklist. There may be more items below than required by your project. 

The items listed below should be submitted in an accepted electronic format (pdf, doc/docx, jpeg or tiff).  Each document must be named according to how the requirement is identified on this Submittal Checklist.  If you have been advised by a staff member of the Planning Department to apply for a project via the portal, please upload your submittal documents directly to the portal. The project portal can be found by going to If you have questions about how to use the portal, please feel free to contact us by calling (970) 382-6263 x3 or emailing us at    
Note: Paper copies of the plat(s), in the identified size and quantity must be submitted in addition to electronic submittals.

GENERAL - Notarized Designation of Agent Statement or POA 

GENERAL - Administrative Project Narrative Guidance
GENERAL - Major Project Narrative Guidance
GENERAL - Minor Project Narrative Guidance
GENERAL - Sketch Plan Project Guidance

ENVIRONMENT - Geology and Soils Reports
ENVIRONMENT - Wetlands Delineation

LEGAL - Proof of Lot Legality Guidance

NOTICE - Mineral Owner & Lessees Information
NOTICE - Verification of Posted Notice

PLANS/PLATS - Site Plan Review Checklist
PLANS/PLATS - Sketch Plan Review Checklist
PLANS/PLATS - Survey Plat Review Checklist - All Projects
PLANS/PLATS - Noxious Weed Management Plan

WATER - Water Quality Test Results Form
WATER - Well Pump Test Form


If you are unable to find the guidance sheet that you are searching for, please contact the Planner assigned to your project or give us a call at (970) 382.6263.