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Zoning & Subdivisions in Arapahoe County

A Quick Synopsis of Zoning

All property in unincorporated Arapahoe county that is created after the enactment of Senate Bill No. 35 (1972) must be legally platted or must obtain a subdivision exemption from the board of County Commissioners. This must be done prior to conveyance. Some other requirements for building in Arapahoe County include the following. :

  • If you are in Agriculture Zone A-E (Agricultural), it is required that you have a minimum lot width of 1320 feet in order to obtain a building permit. Another requirement is that you have a minimum of 35 acres to obtain a building permit.

  • For those of you located in Zone A-1, you must have a minimum lot size of 19 acres to obtain a building permit.

  • When you own property in Zone A-2, you must have a minimum size of nine acres to obtain a building permit.

  • If the property you own falls in Zone R-A, you must have a minimum of 105,000 feet (2.4 acres) to obtain a building permit.

Additional Information

Arapahoe County Planning & Development

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http://www.co.arapahoe.co.us/index.aspx?nid=605

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