Planning & Building Department
The Planning & Building Department’s mission is to serve the citizens and businesses of Woodland Park with information with regard to land use, zoning, and orderly development of our community.
The Planning & Building Department provides assistance in a variety of areas, such as:
- Zoning regulations and land use questions
- Zoning Development Permits (ZDP) for all new construction including remodels, additions, decks, fences, sheds, accessory structures, signs, etc.
- New development process and requirements – both residential and commercial
- Subdivision of unplatted land or replats of existing subdivided property
- Annexation requests and process of contiguous property
- Flood damage prevention
- Code Enforcement issues
- Historic preservation land marking program
The City partnered with Pikes Peak Regional Building Department in 2013 to provide all building services for new construction, remodels and additions for commercial and residential structures. For information regarding any type of building project, please contact our Permit technicians, David and Dorie at (719) 687-5202, or visit the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department Web Page at www.pprbd.org.
WOODLAND AQUATIC CENTER
The City of Woodland Park obtained approval of the site plan, architectural design and associated improvements to construct a 24,463 SF aquatics facility. The Woodland Aquatic Center includes a leisure pool, 6-lane lap pool, a party room, locker rooms and lobby. The center is conveniently located at 111 N. Baldwin Street, north of Gateway Elementary School and east of Woodland Park High School. The ground breaking ceremony took place on May 26, 2016 and construction is underway by the City’s contractor Adolfson & Peterson Construction. The facility is expected to open to the public in October 2017.
VALLEY VIEW PLACE APARTMENTS
This new apartment complex is developed by AmericaWest Housing Solutions, a 501©3. The 24-unit apartment complex is designed for tenants who qualify for affordable rental housing. The project is located at 650 Hiker’s Way on the northeast corner of State Hwy 67 and Valley View Drive. The ground breaking ceremony took place on May 31, 2016 and construction is underway. The apartment complex is expected to open in April 2017.
BEST WESTERN IN GOLD HILL SOUTH
A PUD Amendment for Gold Hill Square South Building 6 (703, 717 and 719 Gold Hill Place), submitted by William L. Page of Page Properties Corporation, was approved by the City of Woodland Park Planning Commission on January 14, 2016. This PUD amendment established dimensional standards to construct a three-story hotel with a lower level parking garage and approximately 60 to 62 guest rooms, a lobby, breakfast room, indoor pool and support services.