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The Planning and Community Development Department provides a full range of planning and land use review services, as well as construction inspections and enforcement of the Land Development Code and County Ordinances.

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Planning and Community Development – Executive Director: Meggan Herington

We are located at 2880 International Circle, Suite 110, Colorado Springs, CO 80910. Our front counter is open Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • For general questions, please call us at (719) 520-6300 or email us at: plnweb@elpasoco.com
  • For questions relating to a development application or zoning questions, please contact the Planner of the Day at (719) 520-6944 or email at dsd-pod@elpasoco.com.
  • To submit a complaint to Code Enforcement, submit online here.

Our staff directory can be viewed here.

Other Useful Telephone Numbers

El Paso County Board of County Commissioners (719) 520-7276

El Paso County Assessor (719) 520-6600

El Paso County Clerk & Recorder (719) 520-6202

El Paso County Treasurer (719) 520-7900

El Paso County Department of Public Works (719) 520-6460

Pikes Peak Regional Building Department (719) 327-2880

Colorado Springs Planning & Community Development (719) 385-5905

Colorado Springs Code Enforcement (719) 444-7891

The BoCC shall appoint a Board of Adjustment. The Board of Adjustment is established by resolution of the BoCC pursuant to State Statutes. The Board of Adjustment shall consist of 5 members. Each member shall be a legal resident of El Paso County. The Board of Adjustment shall meet once a month or as often as necessary for the transaction of its business. The meetings shall be noticed and open to the public.. The affirmative vote of at least 4 members is required for any action by the Board of Adjustment regarding an appeal or application.

The Board of Adjustment shall hear and determine appeals of general relief decisions and dimensional variances in accordance with this Code the Procedures Manual, or as established by Colorado law. Decisions of the Board of Adjustment may not be appealed to the BoCC, but shall be appealed pursuant to State Statute and State Rules of Civil Procedure. The Board of Adjustment, through the authority granted to it by C.R.S. §30-28-117 and C.R.S. §30-28-118 and this Code, is empowered to do the following with respect to administration of this Code.