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Elbert County is "zoned and regulated." The Planning Department processes all requests to Zone, Subdivide or conduct Special Use requests on property in Elbert County. All properties in Elbert County must have appropriate zoning and/or subdivision approval, prior to development occurring or building permits being issued. 

Elbert County Comprehensive Plan Update Adopted April 10, 2018

Previous Master Plans

 

West Elbert County Transportation Master Plan

Elbert County Guidelines and Regulations for 1041 Permit

Elbert County Subdivision Regulations

Res. 17-19 Section XVII. Administrative Parcel Consolidation

Elbert County Subdivision Regulations: Minor Subdivisions (7 lots or fewer/lot size smaller than 35 acres)

Land Use Fee Schedule

Special District Service Plan Regulations

National Flood Insurance Program - Flood Damage Prevention (For Development in a Flood Plain)
Flood Plain Development Permit Application

Marijuana Prohibition Resolutions:
Medical Marijuana

Amendment 64 Prohibitions

Water is Regulated by the State of Colorado

For Colorado Water Information

APPLICATIONS:

Pre-Application Meeting Form
Land Development Application Form
Fire Protection & Safety Agreement Form

All Building Applications

ELBERT COUNTY ZONING REGULATIONS (ECZR)

PART I

Section 1:         Title and Authority

Section 2:         Planning Commission

Section 3:         Board of Adjustment

Section 4:         Amendments to the Elbert County Zoning Regulations (ECZR)

Section 5:         Non Conforming Uses

Section 6:         Rezoning Procedures and Requirements (Revised March 28, 2018 Reso. 18-15)

Section 7 and 7.1:         Enforcement of the Zoning Regulations (Revised March 28, 2018 Reso. 18-16)

Section 8:         Fee Structure for Land Use Applications       Fee Schedule (Reso. 17-35)

Section 9:         Referral Process for Land Use Applications (Res. 17-36)

Section 10:       Public Notice Requirements for Land Use Applications (Res. 17-36)

PART II

All of Part II (this download does NOT include the Resolutions Below --  for complete regulations download them as well.)

Resolution 18-15: Changes to Part I, Section 6 and Creating Part II, Section 28 (EDZ)

Resolution 17-34:  Changes to Part II, Sections 25 & 17.  Repeal Resolution 14-14 (Part II, Section 27) Oil & Gas Review

Resolution 12-38: Changes to Sections: 12 through 16 & Section 26/Criteria for Site Plan Approval

Resolution 12-14 & 12-15: Flood Damage Prevention/Flood Plain Regulations

Resolution 11-13: Second Residence Criteria. Affects All Residential/Agricultural Lands Smaller than 20 Acres.

Resolution 09-57: Minor Changes to: ALL Residential and Agricultural Zoning RE: Temp Housing and PUD.v

Section 1:             General Requirements and Exceptions (Applies generally to all zoning categories)

Zoning Categories: The documents below from the ECZR describe things such as: uses by right, minimum acreage required, special use potential and setbacks among other things.

Section 2:            A: Agriculture (35+ acres)

Section 3:            A-2: Agriculture (20-34.9999 acres)

Section 4:            AR: Agriculture Residential (10 to 19.9999 acres)

Section 5:            RA: Residential Agriculture (10 to 34.9999 acres  -- NO NEW)

Section 6:            RA-1: Residential Agriculture 1 (5 to 9.9999 acres)

Section 7:            RA-2: Residential Agriculture 2 (2.5 to 4.9999 acres)

Section 8:            R-1: Residential 1 (1 to 2.4999 acres)

Section 9:            R-2: Residential 2 (Less than 1 acre)

Section 10:          MF: Multifamily

Section 11:          MH: Mobile Home Subdivision

Section 12:          B: Business

Section 13:          C: Commercial

Section 14:          LI: Light Industrial

Section 15:          GI: General Industrial

Section 16:          PUD: Planned Unit Development

Section 17:          SUR: Uses Permitted by Special Review

Section 18:          Uses Not Itemized

Section 19:          Sign regulations

Section 20:          Off Street Parking

Section 21:          Temporary Structures

Section 22:          Home Occupations

Section 23:          Non-Commercial Household Pets, Domestic Hoofed Livestock, Poultry, Fowl and Livestock

Section 24:          Temporary Use Permits

Section 25:          Definitions

Section 26:          Special Districts

Section 27:         (Repealed)

Section 28:         Economic Overlay Zone (EDZ) Overlay

 

 

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