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Land Development Code

Land Development Code Purpose

Commerce City’s Land Development Code is designed to promote health, safety and the general public welfare. This includes:
  • Avoiding undue concentration of population
  • Conserving property values
  • Encouraging diversity in land use types
  • Encouraging the most appropriate use of land throughout the city
  • Encouraging urban environments, where appropriate
  • Ensuring a logical growth of the various physical elements of the city
  • Improving housing standards
  • Preventing the overcrowding of land
  • Promoting economic development
  • Promoting pleasing aesthetics and minimizing eyesores
  • Promoting safety from fire, panic and other dangers
  • Providing adequate light and air
  • Reducing congestion in the streets

Related Resources

Full Land Development Code - Updated November 18, 2019

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