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Community Development

250 North 5th Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone: 970-244-1430
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm M-F

Community Development


Development Services

The Community Development Division is here to assist our community to become the most livable community west of the Rockies! We work to guide and promote development that is vibrant, safe, provides a healthy life style and has a broad and balanced range of land uses. We strive to support a community that provides quality employment opportunities with a mix of job types, has a diversity of housing, has exceptional medical and educational facilities and is child and senior friendly.

Key Functions of the Development Services Division include:

  • Preparation of citywide and neighborhood plans
  • Permitting services for residential and nonresidential development
  • Maintaining the Grand Junction Comprehensive Plan
  • Providing information related to zoning, setbacks, and other land use questions
  • Providing development review services for new development
  • Providing annexation services for properties coming into the city


The Development Services Division supports the following Boards and Commissions:

  • City Council
  • Planning Commission
  • Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Historic Preservation Board
  • Mesa County Regional Transportation Planning Organization
  • School District 51 Long Range Planning Committee
  • Urban Trails Committee
  • Mesa Land Trust


The Community Development Division is located in City Hall, 250 North 5th Street. Office hours are 8:00 to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. You may reach us at 970-244-1430 or ComDev@gjcity.org