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.
WOODLAND PARK MICROTEL
This new hotel is developed by Mark Rabaut of Purple Mountain Hospitality, LLC. The 62-room, 3-story facility will be a short-stay hotel on two acres of currently vacant land to be described as Lot2, Tamarac Center Filing 3 located just north of the Country Lodge and east of Family Dollar. Microtel Inn & Suites is a product of the Wyndham chain of hotels.
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.