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Planning and Development Services investigates possible code violations and concerns related to residential and commercial building safety, right of ways, rental housing licensing, marijuana retail and growing facilities, and zoning.
To report a Planning and Development Services code concern, see below or call 303-441-3173.
Code violations and concerns related to building safety include:
Work associated with residential construction projects within the public right-of-way must be performed by a licensed right-of-way contractor and be permitted by the city.
Examples of public right-of-way construction:
Curb and gutter
Street & Alley paving
The Boulder Revised Code requires all rental properties (short term and long term) to maintain a valid rental license. The purpose of the rental license is to ensure minimum standards for safe use and occupancy of dwellings is maintained to protect, preserve, and promote residents’ physical and mental health.
View frequently asked questions about rental housing licensing in Boulder.
Code violations related to rental licensing include:
Obtaining a rental license is the responsibility of the property owner and the discovery of an unlicensed rental property will result in legal action.
The City of Boulder zoning code promotes coordinated sound development, effective use of land, and high quality site planning considering and complementing the City’s unique geographic setting, amenities of view and open space. Enforcement of this code preserves the character and stability of neighborhoods and conserves property values by encouraging the most appropriate uses of land within zoning districts.
Examples of zoning violations include:
This summary shows enforcement activity by the city occurring within the past 24 months relating to quality of life violations on a specific parcel. The information provided in the report is updated daily.
The summary provides information from:
The easiest and fastest way to obtain a report of enforcement activity on a specific parcel is by going to Property Search by Address page and following instructions from there.
To obtain a report of activity on a certain parcel using a map, go to eMapLink and search by address.
If there is more than one address associated with the parcel: