Community Development

Brighton is very happy to announce the implementation of Electronic Development Applications.  Effective August 1, 2016, all land use and development applications shall be submitted through our online service portal.  Please click here to register/log on and initiate your land development application today!
PLANNER ON DUTY - If you have questions that can be addressed by a city planner, or another employee of Community Development, please call 303-655-2059 to speak to our planner on duty weekdays from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., or you may fill out the Request for Information Form  and someone will respond at their earliest opportunity.

The Department of Community Development
encompasses the structure below.
Building Division 

The Building Division is responsible for enforcing building codes and performing building inspections for all construction in the city as well as processing construction permits for residential, commercial, public infrastructure, right of way permits, and licensing for contractors and businesses.  

Engineering Division 

The Engineering Division reviews development proposals to ensure compliance with transportation, utility, and engineering standards as well as consistency with the city’s overall plans and adopted land use policies. 

Planning Division

The Planning Division is primarily responsible for the coordination and approval process for all proposed land development and is also involved in a number of special projects and long-term land use planning activities.

Our Mission

Integrity + Vision + Stewardship = A Progressive Community.