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...