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Community Development
Responsibilities & Services
The Lafayette Community Development Department is the agency entrusted with guiding Lafayette’s development and ensuring that the city remains dynamic, attractive, and livable. The department is responsible for:

Annual Report 2013
The Community Development Department Annual Report 2013 is now available.  Get an overview of what the department has been working on this past year, our accomplishments and our goals for 2014.


It is the mission of the Community Development Department to make Lafayette the most livable, dynamic, and attractive city that it can be while retaining its small town livability. To accomplish this goal, the department promotes the development of livable communities and an enhanced quality of life through a framework of managing growth and development in an environmentally sensitive, economically responsible, and socially robust way, preserving our past while planning for our future.

The department also promotes the continuing development of cultural amenities within our city. The achievement of this goal is performed in a manner that is consistent with the city's Comprehensive Plan, the priorities and policies established by the City Council, the Planning Commission, and the community at large.

News Flash
Openings on Zoning Board of Adjustment
Although two appointments were recently made to the BOA, there are still vacancies on the Board that need to be filled. The deadline for applications has been extended. If you are interested in serving on a City Board, don't hesitate-apply now! Additional Info...
Planning Commission Openings
The deadline for applying for the two Planning Commission openings has been extended to 3 PM on Friday, July 31, 2015. Additional Info...

Contact Us
Karen Westover
Planning & Building Director
Contact Us

1290 S. Public Rd.
Lafayette, CO

303-665-5588 x1271
Fax: 303-665-2153

Monday - Friday
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