Community Development

click here for more information about the current moratoria on residential building and str permits

There is currently a temporary pause on the issuance of new residential building and vacation rental permits. Find more information here.

About Us

Community Development works to ensure that Aspen remains a vibrant, safe, and livable community through:

  • preservation of our unique history.
  • a focus on environmental sustainability.
  • implementation of the Aspen Area Community Plan all adopted building and land use codes
  • accurate and efficient customer service.

Our department includes Building, Environmental Health, Historic Preservation, Operations, Planning, and Zoning


How Can We Help?

Click here for more information about upcoming changes to lighting code
click here for more information about Shaping Aspens Built Environment
click here for more information about how to contact Community Development

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