Community Development

The Community Development Department’s mission is to serve the residents of Glenwood Springs by protecting the area’s iconic natural environment and by promoting a high-quality built environment. With an eye to the past, Department staff help facilitate a vision of the future and assist in guiding the community’s transformation towards that future.

Building Department


Key Functions

  • Building Plan Review
  • Contractor Licensing & Information
  • Inspections
Planning Department
Key Functions
  • Floodplain Management
  • Historic Preservation
  • Long Range Planning
  • Land Use & Development Review
  • Sign Permitting
  • Zoning Verification
Community Development provides staff support to the following City Council-appointed Commissions
Short-term rental info