Planning Projects

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

  • Basecamp (1630 8th Street)- Approved

    4 months ago
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    On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Planning Commission approved an application requesting site plan approval and a banking plan for a 48 unit hotel/lodge, and two 36 unit apartments buildings, located at 1630 8th Street, the former location of the Briarwood Restaurant, zoned C-1, Commercial. Please click on the link below to review the full application and traffic impact studies provided by the applicant.

    1630 8th Street Site Development Plan

    Traffic Impact Study

    Supplemental Mobility/Traffic Study




    On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Planning Commission approved an application requesting site plan approval and a banking plan for a 48 unit hotel/lodge, and two 36 unit apartments buildings, located at 1630 8th Street, the former location of the Briarwood Restaurant, zoned C-1, Commercial. Please click on the link below to review the full application and traffic impact studies provided by the applicant.

    1630 8th Street Site Development Plan

    Traffic Impact Study

    Supplemental Mobility/Traffic Study




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  • HPB 18-11 State Tax Credits Application

    about 1 month ago
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    The Historic Preservation Board of the City of Golden will hold a public hearing at a meeting on Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers to review an application requesting approval for Part One of the State's Historic Tax Credit for rehabilitation of the property located at 810 10th Street. If the Board approves Part 1, then the Director of Community and Economic Development will review Part 2 (final approval) before the applicant can send the forms to the State.

    HPB18-11 Staff Report and Packet

    The Historic Preservation Board of the City of Golden will hold a public hearing at a meeting on Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers to review an application requesting approval for Part One of the State's Historic Tax Credit for rehabilitation of the property located at 810 10th Street. If the Board approves Part 1, then the Director of Community and Economic Development will review Part 2 (final approval) before the applicant can send the forms to the State.

    HPB18-11 Staff Report and Packet

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  • HPB18-10 Certificate of Appropriateness

    about 1 month ago
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    The Historic Preservation Board of the City of Golden will hold a public hearing at a meeting on Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers to review an application requesting a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a second-story addition above an existing detached garage, located at 1205 9th Street, in the 8th & 9th Street Historic District.

    The Historic Preservation Board of the City of Golden will hold a public hearing at a meeting on Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers to review an application requesting a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a second-story addition above an existing detached garage, located at 1205 9th Street, in the 8th & 9th Street Historic District.

  • HPB18-09 Historic Tax Credit

    about 1 month ago

    The Historic Preservation Board of the City of Golden will hold a public hearing at a meeting on Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers to review an application requesting approval for Part One of the State's Historic Tax Credit.


    The Historic Preservation Board of the City of Golden will hold a public hearing at a meeting on Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers to review an application requesting approval for Part One of the State's Historic Tax Credit.


  • 612 24th Street Site Plan Review, Partial Alley Vacation, Early Start for Residential Allocations

    2 months ago
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    612 24th Street Site Plan, Building Rendering 1, Building Rendering 2

    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden held a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado to review an application requesting Site Plan Review, a partial alley vacation and an early start for residential allocations for a proposed 51 unit affordable apartment project located at 612 24th Street on an approximately 49,000 square foot site.

    Planning Commission approved the Site Plan and recommended Council approval of the partial alley...

    612 24th Street Site Plan, Building Rendering 1, Building Rendering 2

    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden held a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado to review an application requesting Site Plan Review, a partial alley vacation and an early start for residential allocations for a proposed 51 unit affordable apartment project located at 612 24th Street on an approximately 49,000 square foot site.

    Planning Commission approved the Site Plan and recommended Council approval of the partial alley vacation and early start request for allocations. A Council hearing will be scheduled at a later date.

    Previously, on June 6, 2018, Planning Commission held a public hearing for a request for a Special Use Permit (SUP) to allow up to 100% residential use of the site. The SUP request was approved.


  • Overlook Subdivision Neighborhood Meeting

    3 months ago
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    Neighborhood letter and graphics

    The City of Golden has received an inquiry about a potential application from the property owner of the Golden Overlook Subdivision, seeking approval to rezone the property from single family residential use to lower impact commercial uses.

    The Neighborhood Information Meeting will be from 6-7 PM Tuesday, December 18, 2018 in Exhibit Hall C at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

    At that time, the applicant will present their plans and City staff will answer questions regarding the required procedures and your opportunities for input during the public process. This is an informal discussion, not a hearing,...

    Neighborhood letter and graphics

    The City of Golden has received an inquiry about a potential application from the property owner of the Golden Overlook Subdivision, seeking approval to rezone the property from single family residential use to lower impact commercial uses.

    The Neighborhood Information Meeting will be from 6-7 PM Tuesday, December 18, 2018 in Exhibit Hall C at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

    At that time, the applicant will present their plans and City staff will answer questions regarding the required procedures and 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.

    This request does not include a recreational vehicle dealership. The current zoning allows residential use, and is platted for 92 single-household lots.

    The Applicant is proposing two Use Areas within the site (see attached letter and graphic).Use Area A would be limited to open space and landscape uses to provide a physical and visual buffer between Use Area B and the existing residential homes to the east of the site. Use Area B is proposed to allow two primary uses: self-storage facilities, and light industrial/commercial flex space offering small condominium units to be used for professional offices, small businesses with indoor warehousing, studios such as photographic, art and culinary, custom manufacturing and similar. Further information regarding the flex space use will be provided at the meeting.

    Neighborhood letter and graphics



  • City Initiated Right of Way Vacation at 17204 S. Golden Road

    5 months ago
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    On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the Planning Commission of the City of Golden approved an application requesting a partial right of way vacation at 17204 S. Golden Road as a potential element of a resolution of a recently discovered right of way issue from the construction of the S. Golden Road complete street project in 1999-2000. The specific request was to vacate a strip of land 15 feet wide by 165 feet long adjacent to the south side of S. Golden Road, retaining a utility easement over the vacated parcel. Please click on the links below to review the vicinity...

    On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the Planning Commission of the City of Golden approved an application requesting a partial right of way vacation at 17204 S. Golden Road as a potential element of a resolution of a recently discovered right of way issue from the construction of the S. Golden Road complete street project in 1999-2000. The specific request was to vacate a strip of land 15 feet wide by 165 feet long adjacent to the south side of S. Golden Road, retaining a utility easement over the vacated parcel. Please click on the links below to review the vicinity map and application.


    ROW Vacation at 17204 S. Golden Road Application

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  • 1012 Ford Street- Golden Mill Parking Variance Request

    6 months ago
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    The Planning Commission approved at a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado an application requesting a zoning variance to allow restaurant use at the former Golden Mill site, located at 1012 Ford Street, which does not meet the parking minimums required per Chapter 18.36 of the Golden Municipal Code. The proposed use is 35 spaces short of the code requirements. The applicant has agreements in place with neighboring businesses for shared parking in close proximity to the site. Please click on the...

    The Planning Commission approved at a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado an application requesting a zoning variance to allow restaurant use at the former Golden Mill site, located at 1012 Ford Street, which does not meet the parking minimums required per Chapter 18.36 of the Golden Municipal Code. The proposed use is 35 spaces short of the code requirements. The applicant has agreements in place with neighboring businesses for shared parking in close proximity to the site. Please click on the link below to review the application.

    1012 Ford Variance Application

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  • 1805 Washington Ave. - Verizon Special Use Permit

    6 months ago
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    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden held a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado and approved an application requesting a Special Use Permit to allow 12 new antennas and new rooftop equipment, located at 1805 Washington Avenue. Please click on the link below to review the application.

    Special Use Permit Application

    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden held a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado and approved an application requesting a Special Use Permit to allow 12 new antennas and new rooftop equipment, located at 1805 Washington Avenue. Please click on the link below to review the application.

    Special Use Permit Application

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  • 831 Pine Ridge

    7 months ago
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    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden held a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado to consider an application requesting an application for Site Plan Approval for an approximately 9,000 sq.ft. light industrial building, located at 831 Pine Ridge Road. The request was approved and the applicant is working towards submitting their building permit.

    Pine Ridge Site Plan

    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden held a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado to consider an application requesting an application for Site Plan Approval for an approximately 9,000 sq.ft. light industrial building, located at 831 Pine Ridge Road. The request was approved and the applicant is working towards submitting their building permit.

    Pine Ridge Site Plan

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