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

  • PC22-02 18401 W Colfax Ave Martin Marietta Mine Expansion

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    Please plan to attend a virtual Neighborhood Information Meeting at 5:30 PM Monday, January 31, 2022 online. Log in information is below.

    Purpose: This informal meeting is an opportunity for neighbors to view conceptual plans and provide feedback to the Applicant about a potential project prior to the formal submission of the project to the City for review, which is followed by the public hearing process. The applicant is proposing a 13.8 acres expansion to the south of its current quarry operation, immediately adjacent to the existing quarry at 18401 W. Colfax Avenue. The quarry expansion is proposed to expand further than City limits into Jefferson County lands.

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  • PC21-12 & PC21-18 Coorstek 600 9th Street Rezoning/Alley Vacation

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    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden will hold a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 6:30 P.M. The meeting will be held in City Council Chambers, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado or it will be held virtually* to consider an application for a rezoning of 12.2 acres from C-1, C-2, and M-2 to PUD for a mixed-use redevelopment and an alley vacation for a platted alley between Ford and Jackson Streets (current location of the parking lot adjacent to 10th Street) for the CoorsTek site, located generally at 600 9th Street.

    *Due to the on-going public health emergency, the meeting venue (in-person or online) will be posted no later than 5pm at the City Agendas Page.


    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.

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  • PC21-13 17200 W Colfax Avenue

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    The City of Golden Planning Division has received notice of a potential submittal for a Site Development Plan to allow for a new building with 27 residential units and 16-A virtual Neighborhood Information Meeting was held at 5:00 pm, August 19, 2021.

    At that time, the applicant explained their plans and City staff will answer questions regarding the required procedures and outline opportunities for input during the review process. It is important to note that this meeting is not a hearing. It’s your chance to hear what is being proposed, provide feedback and ask questions in the context of an informal meeting hosted by the applicant

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  • G-Fours 0 Clear Creek Lane

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    A Neighborhood Information Meeting was held virtually at 5:00 pm, October 27, 2021.

    The City of Golden Planning Division has received notice of a potential submittal for a Site Development Plan to allow for 4 new buildings with a total of 40 residential units on site known as 0 Clear Creek Lane, south of the existing condo project, see the attached map.

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  • PC21-20 501 McIntyre Special Use Permit

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    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden moved to approve the special use permit and site plan at the meeting on Wednesday, November 3, 2021.

    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden will hold a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. The meeting will be held in City Council Chambers, 911 10th Street, to consider an application for a special use permit for 501 McIntyre Street. The special use permit application is requesting allowance of screened outdoor storage in an M-1 zone district. M-1 zoning allows outdoor storage subject to the approval of a special use permit. This would allow the applicant to store and stage equipment for the proposed business going in at the site.

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  • PC21-14 Bobcat 501 McIntyre Sketch Plan, Preliminary Plat

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    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden moved to approve the Sketch plan at the meeting on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.


    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden held a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado to consider an application for a sketch plan review for a preliminary plat for the area located at 501 McIntyre Street. This is the same sketch plan presented at the neighborhood meeting on August 3, 2021.


    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.

    A Neighborhood Information Meeting was held 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.

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  • PC21-16 17531 S Golden Rd

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    The subject request is an application for administrative site plan approval for a 1,080 square foot office addition to be constructed on Lot 2 in the Southridge Unit No. 6 Minor Plat on South Golden Road. Referrals for the proposal were sent to City Fire and Public Works Departments. All issues identified by those departments have been addressed. The staff report including the approved Site Plan, sustainability menu, and drainage conformance letter are below.

    Based upon the overall design and level of detail, conformance with all the standards and a preponderance of applicable guidelines of 18.40, staff’s analysis found that the site plan for the proposed addition meets all applicable requirements, as well as a preponderance of the applicable guidelines necessary for approval. Staff grants administrative approval of the site plan submittal documents in the administrative site plan review for PC21-16 for the commercial building addition for Comfort Dental at 17531 South Golden Road.

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  • PC21-07 1370 Catamount Drive (Lot 2)

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    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden moved to approve the site plan at the meeting on January 5, 2022.

    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden moved to continue the site plan to the next meeting on January 5, 2022.

    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden will hold a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. at 911 10th Street, Golden, CO to consider the following a request for a site development plan approval for a personal warehouse complex at 1370 Catamount Drive .In order for the Planning Commissioners, staff, and the applicant to have adequate time to review written public comments, they must be submitted prior to 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 by emailing planningcommission@cityofgolden.net


    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).

    Site Plan

  • PC21-11 Astor House 822 12th Street

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    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden moved to approve the site plan at the meeting on December 1, 2021.

    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden held a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. at 911 10th Street, Golden, CO to consider the following request for a site development plan approval for a renovation and addition of the Astor House. In order for the Planning Commissioners, staff, and the applicant to have adequate time to review written public comments, they must be submitted via the following methods prior to 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 to planningcommission@cityofgolden.net


    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.

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  • PC21-10 820 Spyderco Way

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    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden moved to approve the site plan at the meeting on September 15, 2021.

    The Planning Commission of the City of Golden held a Public Hearing at a meeting on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. at 911 10th St, Golden, CO City Hall Council Chambers to consider an application for a site plan review for construction of a commercial project, a warehouse structure expansion, located at 820 Spyderco Way.

    Proposed Plans


    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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