Planning and Zoning

Mission Statement

To protect and enhance the quality of life for County residents through the implementation of the adopted Comprehensive Plan, Weld County Code, and Building Codes while providing professional, friendly and quality customer service to the community.

Planning in Weld County

The Weld County Planning Department is organized into two service divisions including Building Inspection and Planning Services.

The planning process is designed to provide a consistent review of individual land-use matters through chapters adopted into the Weld County Code.  The County Code ensures that each proposed development adheres to the standards adopted by the Board of County Commissioners.

View Permits and Submit Applications On-line

Citizens can now view the status of their permit, search for existing permits, view land use applications and building permits, submit/view zoning and/or building complaints, apply and pay for specific types of permits.

To access the online portal, please visit Online e-permitting.

The Weld County Planning Department is accepting the following applications through our Citizen Access Website: 
Recorded Exemption,
Subdivision Exemption,
Use by Special Review (USR),
Minor Amendment to USR,
Floodplain Development Permit, and
Grading Permit. 

To apply for a land use permit, users must register and login.  To view the status of their permit or search for existing permits, registration and login are not required.

If you have any questions, please call 970-353-6100 ext. 3540.


Planning and Building Department

1555 N 17th Ave
Greeley, CO 80631

Phone: (970) 353-6100 x 3540
Fax: (970) 304-6498

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday - 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Planner On Call Available
Monday - Friday - 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.


Speak with the Weld County Oil & Gas Liaison and Local Government Designee (LGD) about the public's role in Oil and Gas Permitting:

email Troy Swain, Oil & Gas Liaison and LGD
or call 970-400-3579

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