Find out what types of special permits you need for your development or construction project.
Packets include an explanation of the application and a checklist describing how to complete the applications and the required submittal materials for each of the following land use applications.
If you are unsure, please contact the Planning and Development Department for further assistance at 303.450.8739.
Always start with a Pre-application Review
This permit is required for any new business opening in Northglenn. Planning department staff will confirm the proposed use is compatible with existing zoning and will refer the application to other departments, which can provide guidance for next steps such as scheduling building life safety or fire inspections.
Permitted Use Permit
This is a permit that allows for land uses and activities that are allowed for in the Zoning Ordinance, but are not considered a use-by-right. A Permitted Use Permit is a permanent permission, which is granted to conduct a specific activity at a specific location in the city.
Special Use Permit
This is a permit that allows for land uses and activities that are allowed for in the Zoning Ordinance, but are not a use-by-right. A Special Use Permit is a temporary permission, granted to a specific person to conduct a specific activity at a specific location in the city. Special Use Permits require an annual renewal.
Special Use Permit Packet
This is a short term permit that allows for buildings, structures or uses which are not permanent or would not otherwise be permitted in the particular zone district.
A Subdivision allows for the division of a lot, tract or parcel of land into two or more lots, plats, sites or other divisions of land for the purpose, whether immediate or future, of sale or building development, whether residential, industrial, office, business, or other use.
Final Development Plan
The Final Development Review provides site and architectural information for decision-makers to consider when determining the appropriateness of an application for new development or redevelopment projects.
PUD (Planned Unit Development)
This is a zone district that may allow uses and standards not provided for or inadequately addressed in the City of Northglenn standard zone districts. An application to rezone to PUD requires a master site plan which must be in compliance with the Master Plan and regulations and requirements of other departments.
Rezoning of Property
This allows the landowner and developer an opportunity to establish a different zoning district with types and intensity of land uses that may be more appropriate for the surrounding area.
Wireless Service Facility
These are facilities associated with data and telecommunication services, including commercial mobile services, commercial mobile data services, unlicensed wireless services, and common carrier wireless exchange access services, as defined by federal law and regulations. This application will ensure zoning conformance prior to approval of building or right-of-way permits.