Community Development Division
Clear Creek County Community Development Division
The Community Development Division handles the coordination of land use processes and the issuance of all permits related to construction within unincorporated Clear Creek County. Coordinated departments are Planning and Zoning, Site Development, Environmental Health, Mapping, and the Building Department.
Permit Submittal Hours
- 8:00 am to 9:30 am, no appointment required
- 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, appointment recommended in order for staff to be available to review permit applications for submittal
Incomplete submittals will be refused until all required items can be received together. Please see the appropriate Overview Packet for minimum submittal requirements.
In Person Assistance and Staff Availability
The following departments are housed at the County Annex: Building, Planning, Site Development, Environmental Health, and Mapping. A staff member from each department will be available:
- 8:00 am to 11:00 am, no appointment required
- 11:00 am to 4:30 pm, appointment required
Approved Permit Pick-up Hours
- 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, permits require 20 to 30 minutes to issue permit and review inspection requirements and conditions of the permit.
Community Development Customer Survey
We strive to improve our customer service levels and want to hear from you about your experience with us! Please take a quick 5-question survey about your experience. Also, feel free to contact me directly to discuss your experience: Take the survey.
AICP, Community Development Director
Email Fred Rollenhagen
- I am looking at a piece of property and want to make sure it is buildable.
- My parcel of land is in the middle of nowhere in the mountains and all I want to do is build a basic camping cabin. Why do I have to have a water supply, sewer, a bathroom and a kitchen?
- How do I find out if there is legal access to a specific property?
- I am looking for a map of a specific property. What maps are available?
- Can I capture runoff from my downspouts in a rain barrel?
- Can I put a shed on my property to store equipment or camping gear before I decide to build?
- Can I park my RV and/or camp on my property?
- Why does the county have all of these land use rules? Why can’t I just do what I want with my property?