Planning & Community Development
Engaging, serving and collaborating with our community to achieve sustainable economic, social and environmental success.
Just as development decisions made 10, 20 or 50 years ago often affect the way Steamboat Springs looks today, current development decisions will have an impact in the future. Using the community's long-range plans as a guide, Planning and Community Development strives to ensure growth and development that enhances our quality of life and promotes the community's vision for the future.
View the Current Projects Map and stay informed of proposed development activity near you.
Community Impact Projects
The City is hosting an annual forum for the development community as an opportunity for contractors and consultants to hear from city and building department staff, ask questions, and receive updates about permitting and inspection processes. The forum will take place on December 12th from 9 to 11:30 am at Bud Werner Memorial Library in Library Hall. Topics covered will include development process modifications, contractor licensing, review of new software that will change building permitting and planning application processes, and updates to the CDC and Engineering Standards.
Sign Code Update
The City needs your input on changes to the Sign Code.
Mountain Area Master Plan
The City is reviewing proposals from qualified consultants to provide planning services for the preparation of a Master Plan for the Steamboat Springs Mountain Area and anticipates kicking off the project in February 2020.
Entry Corridor Overlay Zone Adoption
The City is proposing to adopt the Entry Corridor Overlay Zone. To learn more, download this informational handout and/or contact the project planner, Julie Baxter at email@example.com or (970) 871-8267.
Public Meeting Agendas
View upcoming agendas and packets for Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, City Council and the Board of Adjustment.
What We Do
We are responsible for:
- Long-range planning
- Development and land use review
- Code compliance
- Historic preservation