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City of Colorado Springs / Development Review Enterprise / Frequently Asked Questions / I Want To...

Frequently Asked Questions - Development Review Enterprise
I Want To...

Q: Apply for Permit

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Building Permit: Contact Pikes Peak Regional Building at 327-2880 for information.

Engineering Permits: Contact Engineering at 385-5918 for information.

Revocable Permits: Contact the Land Use Review Division at 385-5905 for information.

Concrete Permits: Contact Engineering at 385-5918 for information.

Excavation Permits: Contact Engineering at 385-5918 for information.

Traffic Permits: Contact Engineering at 385-5918 for information.

Fire Permits: Contact the Development Review Enterprise at 385-5982 for information.

Mobile Home Permits: Contact the Development Review Enterprise at 385-5982 for information.

Temporary Use Permits: Contact the Land Use Review Division at 385-5905 for information.

Sign Permits: Contact the Development Review Enterprise at 385-5982 for information.



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Q: How do I file a complaint about people burning trash?

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Colorado Springs Fire Department deals with complaints about housing issues. They can be reached at 444-7000.



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Q: What can I do about cars that never move and have flat tires?

A: Vehicles parking on the public street are required to move at least every 72 hours. For complaints or concerns, contact the Colorado Springs Police Department-Parking Enforcement at 444-7706.

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Q: Who do I complain about excessive noise coming from a property?

A: If there is excessive noise coming from a property, contact Colorado Springs Police Department at 444-7000 for assistance and information.

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Q: Check Status Of:

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Capital Projects: Contact Engineering at 385-5918 for information.

Reimbursements: Contact Engineering at 385-5918 for information.

Planning or Zoning Development Application Reviews: Contact the Land Use Review Division at 385-5905 for information on planning applications. Contact the Development Review Enterprise at 385-5982 for information on zoning applications.

Fire Plan Reviews: Contact the Development Review Enterprise at 385-5982 for information.

Sign Permit: Contact the Development Review Enterprise at 385-5982 for information.

Plat Recording: Contact the Development Review Enterprise at 385-5982 for information.

Certificate of Occupancy Inspection: Contact the Development Review Enterprise at 385-5982 for information.



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Q: How do I find the agendas & minutes for Planning Commission or City Council?

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Agendas  & minutes for Planning Commission & City Council meetings are available through the City website at www.springsgov.com/Agendas.aspx



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Q: Find or See:

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Applications and Forms: Application information can be obtained at the Land Use Review or Development Review Enterprise offices or click to download.

Fee Schedules: Information can be obtained from Land Use Review, Development Review Enterprise or the Engineering offices or click to download.

Current Projects: Information can be obtained from the Land Use Review Division at 385-5905.

Development in the City of Colorado Springs: Information can be obtained from the Land Use Review Division at 385-5905.

Publications: Hard-copy information can be obtained from Office Services at 30 S. Nevada Avenue, Suite L01 or click to download.

Maps: Map information is available; click to download.

Regulations: Hard-copy information can be obtained from Office Services at 30 S. Nevada Avenue, Suie L01 or click download.

Historic Documentation: Information can be obtained from Comprehensive Planning at 385-5905

Projects and Studies: Information can be obtained from Comprehensive Planning at 385-5905

Zoning Information: Information can be obtained from the Land Use Review Division at 30 S. Nevada Avenue, Suite 301, 385-5905.

Traffic Information: Information can be obtained from Engineering at 30 S. Nevada Avenue, Suite 401, 385-5908.



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Q: Report:

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Engineering or Roadway problems: Contact Engineering at 385-5918 for information.

Traffic problems: Contact Engineering at 385-5908 for information.

Land Use Violations: Contact the Land Use Review Division at 385-5905 for information.

Housing Code Violations: Contact the Colorado Springs Police Department-Code Enforcement at 444-7891 for information.



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Q: Request:

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Engineering solutions: Contact Engineering at 385-5918 for information.

Traffic solutions: Contact Engineering at 385-5908 for information.



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Q: How many dogs can I have?

A: The maximum number is four adult dogs at a property. A single letter of pups can be kept up to a maximum of eight months months in age. For additional questions, contact the Humane Society at 473-1741.

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Q: Can I keep chickens in the City?

A: Yes, there is a maximum of ten chickens allowed with no roosters permitted. Development standards will apply for accessory structures to house the animals. For additional questions and housing regulations, contact the Humane Society at 473-1741.

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Q: Schedule:

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Pre-Application Meeting: Pre-application meetings to discuss a proposed development project can be scheduled with one of the planning staff at either the Land Use Review Division or the Development Review Enterprise. An application to schedule a meeting can be downloaded; click here to download. Completed forms can be emailed, faxed or hard-copy mailed to the Land Use Review office. 30 S. Nevada Avenue, #301, Colorado Springs, CO  80903; Fax: (719) 385-5167 or smatz@springsgov.com.

Certificate of Occupancy Inspection: Inspections are scheduled through the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department at 327-2880.

Fire Inspection: Inspections are scheduled through the Development Review Enterprise at 385-5982.

Development Inspection: Inspections are scheduled through the Development Review Enterprise at 385-5982.

Engineering Inspection: Inspections are scheduled through Engineering at 385-5918.

Traffic Inspection: Inspections are scheduled through Engineering at 385-5908.



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Q: Pay:

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Stormwater Enterprise Fees: Contact Engineering for information at 385-5918

Development Review Fees: Contact Engineering for information at 385-5918

Development Inspection Fees: Contact Engineering for information at 385-5918.



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