Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
The Planning Department is now working remotely but is still available to answer your questions.  Please give us a call and leave a message or send an email to the Planner of the Day and someone will contact you shortly.  If you have been working with a specific planner, please continue to correspond with that Planner, preferably through e-mail.  

Planning hearings are being held remotely through Zoom.  The Planning Department has created a policy for the utilization of remote hearings, as well as an agreement that must be signed by all applicants before proceeding.  Anybody can participate in future meetings utilizing the following information:

​​ Planning Commission hearings can be accessed by clicking here.

Meeting ID:  828 3534 3424

Password:  310181

Board of Adjustment hearings can be accessed by clicking here.
Meeting ID:  858 7213 6030
Password:  599173

For those wishing to participate by phone, please call (669) 900-6833 and enter the meeting ID and password listed above.  Routt County uses the Relay Colorado service. Dial 711 or TDD (970) 870-5444.

Planning staff has put together a tutorial on how to access and use the Zoom meeting application.  It can be viewed by clicking here.

**Updates to Public Comment**

Public comment is welcome on all pending applications.  Any written comments should be submitted to the staff planner at least one week prior to the hearing to be included in the staff packet. Due to new changes in the public hearing process, all comments must be received no later than 72 hours prior to the hearing.  Consideration of information or comments submitted after this deadline will be at the discretion of the decision makers. Comment is also taken at all Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment meetings. View upcoming agendas for specific meeting dates and times.


Review Process and Fee Schedule Changes

In anticipation of implementing a new land management software, the Planning Department is taking this opportunity to update its application review process and fee schedule.  These two items are scheduled for adoption on :

  • Planning Commission: December 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm
  • Board of County Commissioners: January 12, 2021 at 11:00 am
See the proposed regulations changes and other associated documents:

Fee Schedule REDLINE Fee Schedule CLEAN
Zoning Regs REDLINE Zoning Regs CLEAN
Subdivision Regs REDLINE Subdivision Regs CLEAN
Review Process Policy


Get Involved and Navigate your Routt!  **Postponed until 2021**

The County is embarking on a Master Plan process that will help guide the strategic direction of unincorporated Routt County for years to come. 
Resident input is vitally important to ensure the County’s new Master Plan incorporates the community’s vision. Residents, property owners and businesses will have many opportunities to get involved and provide feedback.

Visit the Master Plan website.
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The Planning Department is responsible for: