Site Development Plan

The State of the Denver Site Development Plan: 2017 Edition

I wrote this article roughly 2 years ago intended as an outline for the Site Development Plan (SDP) process in City of Denver. A client recently asked if the article was still accurate and I realized that it needed some revisions! Altitude Land Consultants (ALC) has felt the boom...

City of Denver Site Development Plan Process

If you live in Denver or have driven through it recently, you probably are more than aware that multi-family development is BOOMING in the City of Denver. I will use the word “multi-family” to define any apartment, townhome, or condo development. If the current City of Denver...

Jefferson County Colorado Driveway Requirements

by: Eric Burtzlaff, PE If you are planning to build a private home in Jefferson County, Colorado, I’m sure you have more than a few questions regarding the process. Approval from Jefferson County’s Planning and Zoning Department can be a taxing exercise for even the most seasoned...

Block Sensitive Setbacks in Denver

By: Eric Burtzlaff, PE One of the most important things that define the buildable area of a lot you are hoping to develop is the front setback of the lot. If you are developing in a zoning district or form that doesn’t require a block sensitive setback, this is not the blog for...