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Development Processes

The County's Land Use Code sets the rules for developing land in the unincorporated area of the county. The Code includes a variety of review processes that are used to evaluate development applications.

The details of the County's development review processes are found in various sections of the Land Use Code. Most review processes are subject to the standards found in Section 8.0. Development review procedures are found in Section 12.0.

A pre-application conference is required prior to submitting any application for review.

Before beginning any development review process in unincorporated Larimer County, talk with our staff to determine which process is needed and to complete a pre-application conference. Contact staff at (970) 498-7679 or by email for more information.

If you would like more specific information or if you have a question that's not answered here, please contact the Larimer County Planning Department at (970) 498-7679 or send us email.

Common Questions

Additional Resources and Information

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