User Guides

Planning & Design Services administers more than 40 types of applications. The application review process depends on the type of request and the complexity of the project. These processes can be complicated for first time users and for that reason, Planning & Design Services has developed several user guides to lead applicants and citizens through the various processes step-by-step. Please click on the appropriate link below to be directed to a detailed user guide:
Staff-Approvable Application Process
(For Category 2B Plans, Community Facility Reviews, Extensions of Expiration, Factory Built Housing, Landscape Plans, Record Plats, Minor Plats, Temporary Activity Permits, Joint Parking/Off-Site Parking Plans, Right-Of-Way Dedication Waivers, Signature Entrance Plans, Home Occupations, Zoning Certifications, and Zoning Confirmations)

Committee-Approved Application Process
(For District Development Plans, Category 3 Plans, Major Preliminary Subdivisions, Waivers, Parking Waivers, Binding Element Amendments, Cell Towers, and Floyds Fork Review Overlay applications)

BOZA-Approved Application Process
(For Conditional Use Permits and Variances)

Zoning Change Process

Landmarks – Certificate of Appropriateness Process 

Landmarks – Overlay District Permit Process

Nonconforming Rights Process 

(Nonconforming rights applies to an activity or structure which lawfully existed before the adoption or amendment of a regulation that made the activity or structure unlawful)

Appeals Process

Resident User Guides
See below for a citizen user guide to learn how to get involved in these processes: