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200 S. Spruce Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501

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Department 5022
P.O. Box 20,000
Grand Junction, CO 81502-5001

(970) 244-1636

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Planning Department

Note:  The front counter will be closed Thursday, September 15, 2022 from 9:30 am to 1:15 pm to allow for staff training.

The new Mesa County Customer Portal is Live!

How to apply online

Our new customer portal is now live! To submit a new Planning Project, Right-of-Way, Construction Stormwater or Driveway Permit, Code Compliance Violation or to view your current projects and permits follow the link below. NOTE: Building Permits are not currently accepted electronically. 

Begin by visiting the Mesa County Customer Portal.

Please review the Planning Project Submittal- Mesa County Customer Portal Guide or the Permitting- Mesa County Customer Portal for guidance in submitting a new project request.  If you would like additional assistance, please contact the Mesa County Community Development Department at (970) 244-1636 or by email at

The Mesa County Planning Division 
provides Mesa County citizens with guidance for an array of Planning and Development Services to help create positive results for future growth of the community. 


The Mesa County Master Plan is undergoing an update

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to learn more about the project's process and how you can particpate in the creation of plan that will address the changes and opportunities in the County and shape resilient development for the next ten years.  


Mesa County 2020 Land Development Code
Current Projects Archived Projects


Planning Department Updates

The Mesa County Master Plan will be undergoing a comprehensive update.

For updates, please visit the Proposed Master Plan Amendments webpage. 


On September 29, 2020 The Board of County Commissioners adopted amendments to the Mesa County 2020 Land Development Code. 

Revisions include: Table 3-1; Section 4.10 B.2.; Figure 4-9; Section 4.10 E.4.a.; Figure 4-10; Section 4.12 F.; Section 5.01 B.; Section 5.02 A.; Section 6.04 E.; Section 7.01 A.1.; Section 7.02 C.3.; Section 7.04 A.3.; Table 8-5; Section 8.10 D. 1.; Section 8.14 K.4.; Section 8.16 E.; and Section 9.07 A.; The proposed amendments are to correct unintentional omissions or to modify language that clarifies the intent of the specific section, table or figure. In addition, the following amendments are also being proposed: add “Animal Crematorium” as a new use in Table 6-1; and remove the notification requirements for Concept Plans and reduce the 30-day notice requirement for the Board of County Commissioners to 15 days in Table 3-2.

The amended Code is available under Codes, Plans & Policies

The 2020 Census is nearly complete!

The updated statistics derived from the 2020 Census will be available in early 2021.  For more information, visit

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