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The Comprehensive Plan is an adopted document which provides a guide to the physical development of the City. It is a basic tool to guide zoning and policy-making decisions.
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Zone changes and Comprehensive Plan amendments require Planning & Zoning Commission review and the approval of the City Council. Zone changes may require a Comprehensive Plan amendment.
The term setback means the required distance separating a building or structure from a property line. Setback regulations for buildings are included in the Zoning Ordinance in Chapter 16.
The City has adopted land use regulations for operating home businesses. The Dacono City Clerk licenses all home businesses. Contact the City Clerk at 303.833.2317 x123.
Contact the Weld County Recorder of Deeds. Recording Department is responsible for processing and preserving documents presented for public record. Recorded documents in the office range from 1865 to the present. Most of the documents are available electronically. Included in the records are: real estate records and subdivision maps.
Home-based businesses are termed "home occupations" in the Zoning Ordinance. Home occupations meeting certain criteria are permitted in any residential district. Home occupations do not allow outside employees, exterior storage, the emission of odor, dust, gas, noise, vibration, smoke, heat, or glare beyond the boundary of the lot, or business activity between the hours of 9 PM and 9 AM. Businesses specifically prohibited as home occupations are restaurants, commercial stables/veterinary offices, appliance repair, welding or metal fabrication or equipment rental. For more information, contact the City Clerk at 303.833.2317 x123.
The City of Dacono requires permits for indoor or outdoor structural work, freestanding structures (such as a fence, shed, or pool), or major changes to the living area of a home. The permit process ensures that minimum safety standards are met and that construction meets local building and zoning requirements. Make sure you understand the building codes and local ordinances before proceeding with a major improvement project. All commercial and multi-family projects require permits.
Contact the City of Dacono Department of Community Development for information about building permits, inspections, and fees, at 303.833.2317 x128 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or contact us through the website.
The Planning Commission meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Agendas are posted online.