Thornton’s City Development Department is responsible for the planning and development of all Thornton’s residential and commercial neighborhoods.
Find more information on Thornton’s Planning and Development Services
City Development Divisions & Services
Current Planning & Zoning:
Information and services around current development, including annexation, zoning and rezoning, subdivision, etc.
More info about Current Planning & Zoning
Information and services around plan reviews, inspections, and permitting for infrastructure.
More info on Development Engineering
Landscaping requirements and helpful handouts to aid in construction projects.
More info on Landscape Architecture
Information on licenses, permits, building guides, advisories, and more.
More info on Building Inspection
Information and services around the city’s long-range planning, including population and demographic information, Thornton Comprehensive Plan, North Washington Sub-Area Plan, Thornton Transportation Plan, Eastlake Transit Station Plan, and more.
More info on Long-Range Planning:
Mapping information and data analysis involving the city’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) used to assist city staff in making informed decisions about our community.
More info on GIS:
Information and services around home ownership, neighborhood preservation, neighborhood code issues, home repair, affordable housing, foreclosure assistance, and more.
More info on Community Connections:
Development Review Guide