Planning Projects

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The Planning Division works with citizens and businesses to ensure that land use complies with the City of Golden zoning regulations. The division coordinates with the Planning Commission to process and review site plans and subdivision plats, and to approve land use and rezoning.

The Golden Planning Department has a number of projects happening at any given time. When official applications are received, a case number is assigned to the proposed development and posted on this page. Follow cases here and know what's upcoming at the Historic Preservation Board and Planning Commission Hearings! We'll let you know when meetings are coming up and how you can have your say. In addition to posting cases on this page, Planning staff provide public notification for every case, for example, site plan review hearings at Planning Commission require notification which includes a letter to homeowners within a 500 square foot radius, a notice in the Golden Transcript, and posting on the subject property in advance of the hearing.

Interested in learning more about how Planning works in Golden? Or perhaps you would like to understand the role of a Planning Commissioner or even apply to serve on Planning Commission in the future? Check out the Planning Commissioner Handbook and the Important Links tab on the right side of this page.

For an archive of past projects (before July 2018) please visit Cityofgolden.net/PlanningProjectsArchive

The Planning Division works with citizens and businesses to ensure that land use complies with the City of Golden zoning regulations. The division coordinates with the Planning Commission to process and review site plans and subdivision plats, and to approve land use and rezoning.

The Golden Planning Department has a number of projects happening at any given time. When official applications are received, a case number is assigned to the proposed development and posted on this page. Follow cases here and know what's upcoming at the Historic Preservation Board and Planning Commission Hearings! We'll let you know when meetings are coming up and how you can have your say. In addition to posting cases on this page, Planning staff provide public notification for every case, for example, site plan review hearings at Planning Commission require notification which includes a letter to homeowners within a 500 square foot radius, a notice in the Golden Transcript, and posting on the subject property in advance of the hearing.

Interested in learning more about how Planning works in Golden? Or perhaps you would like to understand the role of a Planning Commissioner or even apply to serve on Planning Commission in the future? Check out the Planning Commissioner Handbook and the Important Links tab on the right side of this page.

For an archive of past projects (before July 2018) please visit Cityofgolden.net/PlanningProjectsArchive

  • PC21-14 Bobcat 501 McIntyre

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    The City of Golden has received a potential application for an annexation, zoning, preliminary plat, site plan review and special use permit of the properties located at 501 McIntyre Street.

    Please plan to attend a Neighborhood Information Meeting at 5:30 PM Tuesday August 3, 2021 at 1445 10th Street, at the City of Golden Public Works and Planning building to discuss the potential project located at 501 McIntyre Street, Golden, CO 80401. A virtual option will also be available: Due to limited capacity, virtual attendance is preferred.

    Purpose: The meeting is an opportunity for neighbors to view conceptual plans and provide feedback to the Applicant about a potential project near their neighborhood and plans prior to submission of the project to the City for review.

    Proposed Plans

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  • PC21-05 Golden Hills Mobile Home Park

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    The City Council of the City of Golden will hold a Public Hearing at a meeting on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at 6:30 P.M. in Council Chambers of City Hall, 911 10th Street, to consider an application seeking rezoning approval to allow a mobile home park as the primary use at 215 Cheyenne Street.


    The City of Golden Planning Commission moved to approve the rezoning at a meeting on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.


    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden held a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. online on the City Website to consider an application for a rezoning of the Golden Hills Mobile Home Park, with the cooperation of the property owner, seeking approval to rezone the property from the current R2 multifamily residential use to PUD zoning. The proposed new zoning designation would establish mobile homes as the principal residential use on the property in order to better ensure the long term preservation of the mobile home park.


    Please plan to attend virtually attend a Neighborhood Information Meeting at 5 PM Tuesday, May 25, 2021.

    The City of Golden is initiating a rezoning of the Golden Hills Mobile Home Park, with the cooperation of the property owner, seeking approval to rezone the property from the current R2 multifamily residential use to PUD zoning. The proposed new zoning designation would establish mobile homes as the principal residential use on the property in order to better ensure the long term preservation of the mobile home park.

    At that time, City staff will explain the proposed zoning change and answer questions regarding the required procedures, as well as clarify your opportunities for input during the public process. This is an informal discussion, not a hearing, so no decisions will be made at this time. It is your chance to understand what is being proposed, ask questions and provide input prior to the hearing process.

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  • PC21-12 Coorstek 600 9th Street Rezoning

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    The City of Golden Planning Division has received notice of a potential submittal for a rezoning of 12.2 acres from C-1, C-2, and M-2 to PUD for a mixed-use redevelopment of the CoorsTek site, located generally at 600 9th Street.

    A Neighborhood Information Meeting was held at 600 9th Street at the CoorsTek site, at 5:30 P.M., July 22, 2021. At that time, the applicant will solicit feedback on their conceptual plans and City staff will be there to answer questions regarding the required approval procedures, review standards and outline opportunities for input during the review process.

    The meeting will be held at the CoorsTek main building, located at 600 9th Street. If you are arriving by car, please park in the northern half of the lot located at 10th and Ford Streets. Bike parking will be available on the north side of 9th Street, just across the street from the parking lot. Entrance to the building will be from 9th Street, between Jackson and Ford Streets. Project representatives will be in front of the main entrance on 9thStreet to direct people to the meeting location inside the building. Elevator access will be available to those who need it.

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  • PC21-11 Astor House 822 12th Street

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    A Neighborhood Information Meeting at 822 12th Street was held in the Astor house yard, at 5:00 pm, July 15, 2021. At that time, the applicant will explain their plans and City staff will be there to answer questions regarding the required approval procedures, review standards and outline opportunities for input during the review process.

    Purpose: The meeting is an opportunity for neighbors to view conceptual plans and provide feedback to the Applicant about a potential project near their neighborhood and plans prior to submission of the project to the City for review.

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  • PC21-10 820 Spyderco Way

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    The City of Golden Planning Division has received notice of a potential submittal for a site development plan for an expansion of the current structure, located at 820 Spyderco Way.

    A Neighborhood Information Meeting was held virtually at 5:00 pm, July 1, 2021. At that time, the applicant will explain their plans and City staff will be there to answer questions regarding the required procedures and outline opportunities for input during the review process.

    Purpose: The meeting is an opportunity for neighbors to view conceptual plans and provide feedback to the Applicant about a potential project near their neighborhood and plans prior to submission of the project to the City for review.

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  • PC21-07 1370 Catamount Drive (Lot 2)

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    The City of Golden has received a potential application for a site plan review of the property located at 1370 Catamount Dr. The proposed use is a personal warehouse facility.

    A Neighborhood Information Meeting was held at 5:30 PM Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 1445 10th Street, Golden, CO (City Public Works and Planning Offices).

    The meeting is an opportunity for neighbors to view conceptual plans and provide feedback to the Applicant about a potential project near their neighborhood and plans prior to submission of the project to the City for review.

    Site Plan

    Elevations


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  • 2119 Mt Zion Dr

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    The application has been withdrawn and will no longer be heard at City Council.

    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden moved to approve the vacation at a meeting on July 7, 2021. The Vacation will now be heard by City Council at a later date.


    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden held a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado to consider a request to vacate a portion of Mt. Zion Drive right of way adjacent to 2119 Mt. Zion Drive. The meeting will be live streamed on the City agendas and minutes page.

    Members of the public may comment on the application during the public hearing and/or submit written comments to the Planning Commission prior to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

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    Application

  • 615 24th Street Special Use Permit

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    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden moved to deny the special use permit at the meeting on July 7, 2021


    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden held a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. online on the City Website to consider an application for special use permit to allow 86% percent residential in a Community Mixed Use (CMU) zoned property. CMU allows 75 % residential per code and this would allow the owner to convert existing commercial tenant space to six (6) residential units on the first floor. No major external and structural modifications are requested on site for the additional units.


    The City of Golden Planning Division has received notice of a potential submittal for special use permit to allow 86% percent residential in a Community Mixed Use (CMU) zoned property. CMU allows 75 % residential per code and this would allow the owner to convert existing commercial tenant space to six (6) residential units on the first floor. No major external and structural modifications are requested on site for the additional units. Please visit guidinggolden.com/planning-projects for more information including a site plan.

    Please plan to attend a Neighborhood Information Meeting at 615 24th Street at 5:30 pm, June 9th, 2021. At that time, the applicant will explain their plans and City staff will be there to answer questions regarding the required procedures and outline opportunities for input during the review process.

    Site Plan

  • PC21-02 510 Arapahoe St - Site Plan

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    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden moved to approve the site plan at a meeting on May 19, 2021.


    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden will hold a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. online on the City Website to consider an application for a site development plan for two paired homes (two duplexes on separate lots) with detached garages for property located near 510 Arapahoe Street. The case was remanded back to the Planning Commission after the City Council hearing on April 20, 2021. New evidence and public comment will be presented and heard.

    Proposed Site Plan and Elevations


    The applicant appealed Planning Commission’s denial decision of March 3rd, and Council discussed the appeal request at their meeting on April 20, 2021. Council’s decision was to reverse a portion of Commission’s decision and remand the case back to Commission in order to consider new evidence related to the highway noise standard and complete the site plan review process. A second public hearing for PC 21-02 will be scheduled for May 19th at Planning Commission, and additional packet materials will be posted here in advance of that meeting date.


    The Planning Commission moved to deny the site plan at the public hearing on March 3, 2021.

    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden held a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday March 3 at 6:30 P.M. online on the City Website to consider an application for a site development plan for two paired homes (two duplexes on separate lots) with detached garages for property located at 510 Arapahoe Street.

    A Neighborhood Information Meeting was held on February 2, 2021.


  • PC21-01 912 12th St - Tier 2 Height Bonus

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    The Planning Commission moved to approve the case during the April 7, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting.

    The Planning Commission moved to continue the case to the April 7, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting.

    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden will hold a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday March 3 at 6:30 P.M. online on the City Website to consider an application for a Tier-2 bonus for additional building height for property located at 912 12th Street. The request would be for an approximately 7’-6” addition to the height of the building that would allow for a covered roof-top deck and access to this deck. The permitted height in this portion of downtown is 30’ and the proposed height of the structure with the deck would be 34’-4”, if approved.

    Proposed Plans

    A Neighborhood Information Meeting was held on January 25, 2021.