Adams County buildings - including the Government Center, Human Services Center, and Motor Vehicle locations - are now open Tuesday-Friday, 7 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Some departments are open by appointment only. Find modified office hours here.
Adams County is now under Public Health Order 20-28 Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors until further notice. For more information, visit the Tri-County Health Department site at

Code Compliance

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The goal of Code Compliance is to maintain and improve the safety and beauty of Adams County. To accomplish this, the Adams County Board of Commissioners enacts ordinances and regulations to address issues that may be detrimental to the health, safety, economy and general welfare of citizens. Code Compliance enforces these ordinances and regulations to control the use of all zoned properties in unincorporated Adams County.


Neighborhood Services – Code Compliance

Adams County’s Department of Community Safety & Well-Being continues to be mindful of our residents and the new challenges we face as the result of COVID-19.  Code Compliance is certainly one aspect of our service that is vital in supporting our community. Being sensitive and attempting to balance the needs of the community, Code Compliance will continue to provide the service that reflects the values of Adams County.

Code Compliance will be responding to your phone calls and/or messages between the hours of 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, Tuesday through Friday.  Meetings with individual Code Compliance Officers are by appointment only.  If a meeting is desired, please leave a message at 720-523-6606, indicating the code officer’s name, your contact information, and the associated property information, and the individual officer will return your call.

All violations related code compliance can be reported through YourGOV, by contacting Code Compliance at 720.523.6606, or by sending an email to  (Please note that all written correspondence is part of the public record and subject to the Colorado Open Records Act.)

Report a Code Compliance Issue Utilizing YourGOV

YourGOV is an application that allows citizens to report non-emergency related issues to the county. YourGOV can be used via the Web or your mobile phone. YourGOV users can report potential code compliance violations such as overgrown weeds, trash, junk, and inoperable vehicles—complete with location, details, and photos. You’ll first need to create a profile to use the application. Once successfully registered and logged in, you can select “Add Request” and enter an address or click on the map. Next you can select an issue, the date the issue was observed, and enter any pertinent details. Once submitted, YourGOV will automatically deliver requests to Adams County where they are reviewed and routed for proper handling. By creating a username with YourGOV, you can submit an issue and track its progress from submission to completion.  

Useful Links


Code Compliance
4430 South Adams County Parkway
First Floor, Suite W2000B
Brighton, CO 80601
Ph: 720.523.6800
Fx: 720.523.6996