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Building and Permitting Turnaround Timeframes

The Town of Nederland Planning and Zoning Department is eager to help the community with your building and permitting needs and in order to ensure that we are assisting everyone to the best of our ability, we want you to be aware of what our turnaround timeframes are based on your project and permitting needed:

Permit Type Timeframe for Turnaround
One Stop Permitting 3 Business Days
Sign Permits 5 Business Days
Addressing Permits 5 Business Days
Land Use Permits 10 Business Days


Permits will be stamped with the date and time received and processed in the order in which they are received.

Have questions about your project? We encourage you to check out the “How To Guides” on the Town’s Building Page. These guides walk you through the process for:

  • New Brick and Mortar Businesses
  • Finding Zoning, Yard and Bulk Requirements and Allowable Uses
  • Right-of-Way, Excavation and Blasting
  • Determining Passive Solar Site Orientation (including Colorado Low-Energy Home examples)
  • Ash Disposal Safety
  • Chimney and Woodstove Pipe Safety

For additional questions, please contact Cynthia Bakke, Deputy Zoning Administrator, at or 303-258-3266 ext. 1040. Depending on your need, you may be required to schedule an appointment with Cynthia as she is handling numerous requests for information each day.