Current Planning Application Packets

CURRENT PLANNING/ENGINEERING NOTICE: Adams County Government offices are closed to the public.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  The Community & Economic Development Department is currently working remotely.  Please do not come to our offices.  In an effort to continue to assist our customers, we are available via email. Please submit all land use/engineering review cases not currently accepted through the E-Permit Center by email to

Save all files as PDFs. 
Combine plans into one PDF file if they were all prepared by the same individual. Otherwise, attach separate files for each discipline in order to preserve the encrypted digital signatures.
All drawings must be scalable and legible. No JPEGs or other non-PDF file types can be reviewed.
Make sure all email attachments use the following naming convention: <DocumentName>_<Address>_<Date>
For large files that cannot be sent as attachments, email a link to Dropbox, Google Drive, etc. where the file can be downloaded without a password
All Subdivision Improvement Agreements (SIA) must be submitted in Word format

To submit payment for these applications, please create or log into your E-Permit Center account. Upon acceptance of the application, you will be assigned and emailed a permit number. You must search this permit number in the upper search bar and hit enter. You will find in the middle of the page a "Payments" tab with "Fees" in the dropdown. Follow the blue link to submit payment (see image below). Once payment is processed, please email the receipt to epermitcenter@adcogov.orgReview of the application will not begin until payment has been verified.

Current Planning administers land use reviews of applications such as site plans, subdivisions, rezoning, conditional use permits, special use permits and variances.  Some of the applicable standards that are reviewed in this process include zoning, permitted uses, setbacks, height, landscaping, parking and signs.

Below are Application Packets.  Included in each packet is the case type checklist of items that are required for submittal, Guide to Development Application Submittal, Development Application and any additional required documents specific to the case.

Application Packets

Right-of-way Review Applications

Miscellaneous Applications/Requirements

Engineering Review Applications





Land Survey Plats

All Land Survey Plats are recorded by the One-Stop Customer Center. All pages must be submitted on 18" x 24" Mylar. The recording charge is $10 per page.

Fee Schedules


For oil and gas leasing, easements, and surface use requests on county-owned property, contact:

One-Stop Customer Center
4430 S. Adams County Pkwy.
Brighton, CO 80601
Ph: 720.523.6800
Web: E-Permit Center