LAND USE ADMINISTRATOR
LAND USE SITE INSPECTOR/SEPTIC INSPECTOR/CODE ENFORCEMENT
CLERICAL SUPPORT CLERK
Land Use Permits and Information
(Must download to submit applications online)
Applications for Permits
A Land Use Permit is required for any change in land uses. Any development or activity associated with the land use change shall not begin prior to issuance of a Land Use Permit. Please contact the Land Use Office for more information
Conejos County Land Use Code - Section 14.410 New Addresses:
A County-issued physical address is required for each new residential, commercial and industrial structure (including relocated mobile homes but excluding accessory structures and temporary facilities)
Remember! If You Don't Know, Please Ask!
Planning Commission & Board of Adjustments
The Planning Commission a seven member board appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three year staggered terms. The Planning Commission is assigned with a civic responsibility to review matters concerning Use Permits, Subdivisions, Public Road Vacations, and Zone Changes. They are responsible for the creation and amendment of the County Comprehensive Plan. The Planning Commission provides foresight into planning and development decisions. The Planning Commission works collaboratively as an advisory board to make recommendations to the County Commissioners for final decisions on Land Use applications.
The Board of Adjustments is a five member board appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three year staggered terms. The Board of Adjustments is assigned with a civic responsibility to hear, review, and approves, approved with conditions, or disapproves applications for variances from zone district standards. The Board of Adjustments also hears reviews, considers and affirms, modifies or can reverse appeals of interpretations of the Land Use Code made by the Land Use Administrator.
Applications requiring legal notification and public hearing must be completed and filed with the Land Use Administrator no later than 20 days prior to being heard by the Planning Commission. Applications requiring legal notification and public hearing before the Board of Adjustments must be completed and filed with the Land Use Administrator no later than 35 days prior to being heard by the Board of Adjustments. Other agenda items must be filed 10 days prior to the meeting date.
Meetings begin at 6:00 PM at the Conejos County Courthouse, 6683 County Road 13, Conejos CO 81129. For meeting dates and times, please click the links above.
If you are interested in serving on the Planning Commission or Board of Adjustments, please submit your letter of interest to the Conejos County Board of County Commissioners, PO Box 157, Conejos CO 81129.
PO Box 197
6683 County Road 13
Conejos CO 81129
Phone: (719) 376-2014
Fax: (719) 376-6769
Hour of Operation:
Monday thru Friday, 8:am to 4:30 pm (except holidays)
Applications are accepted between the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm to allow for processing.