Contact Information
200 S. Spruce Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 20,000
Grand Junction, CO 81502-5001

Community Development Division

COVID-19 UPDATE: Mesa County Community Development Departments (Building, Code Compliance, OWTS, and Planning) are operating with modified services to reduce in-person contact and to provide a safe working environment for both our customers and staff.  

The following are the most efficient ways to connect with our staff:

  • Email communication is encouraged for all divisions at
  • Building & OWTS Inspections - Activate the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system by dialing 970-256-1564.
  • MCCS Lobby - The Community Development front counter is open from 8a.m. to 5p.m., Monday through Friday, no appointment necessary.    

Please call us at (970) 244-1636 or visit our online services for more information. Our website is  Other resources can be found on the County’s website at, to include information on modified department hours and services across the County. Your patience and understanding are appreciated.

What is Community Development?

Mesa County's Community Development Department provides building inspection and land use planning services through the Building, On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems, Planning and Code Compliance Departments. By combining services, we strive to provide efficient, comprehensive, and customer centric direction for Mesa County residents, developers and builders.

Mission: To provide building and land use services that protect and enhance the life safety, health, and welfare of Mesa County and its citizens.


  OWTS (Septic)
  Code Compliance 


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Codes and Regulations

View Regulations, Codes and Policies gverning land development in Mesa County
  Electronic Portals

Apply for a development project and review Septic
and Building permits

Applications, brochures, and guidance documents

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Learn what issues and opportunities are facing development in Mesa County


See trends in development and where our resources are being utilized


Have a question?
We have the answer.

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Community Development issues in Mesa County


News & Notices

Land Development Code Update

Updated OWTS Regulations 7/2019

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