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Application Process Changes
The City of Arvada is dedicated to continuous improvement that helps to better serve our customers and community. These process enhancements will significantly help our development review team better support the application review process.
Site Disturbance Permit
Before grading or performing other earth disturbances, a Site Disturbance Permit must be issued.
Erosion and Sediment Control Plan and Stormwater Management Plan: It is preferred that these plans be submitted as part of the Site Plan or Final Development...
1st City Review
The review team and referral agencies will review your project documents to ensure that your project is following required planning, engineering, and emergency standards. If you have questions regarding any of the comments you receive during this process, contact your...
Your designated planner will provide you with a custom checklist of documents to be submitted as part of your formal application after your pre-application meeting. The checklist will be available through eTRAKiT. Following your checklist will expedite the...
The purpose of pre-application meetings is for the applicant and City staff to discuss conceptual development plans, potential impacts of the proposed development, identify development application requirements, and ensure the Applicant is familiar with Arvada Land Development Code (LDC)...
The City reviews development projects to ensure they are consistent with the Community's values and that they are implemented in ways that support and enhance our safety and quality of life. Click here to watch a quick video about the Development and Review Process.
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