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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


Planning & Permitting Software Launch 

After months of work, we are ready to launch our new permitting and planning software. In order to allow time for the migration of current permits and projects, we will follow the below schedule:

Tuesday, November 30, 2021: OnBase Submission Portal to go offline at 5:00pm - all projects must be submitted prior to 5:00pm. 

Friday, December 3, 2021: OnBase Unity Client (utilized review agencies) and eTrak-It will go offline at 5:00pm. No further entry will be available into OnBase or eTrak-It. Any projects in process at this time will be converted to MaintStar. Any project reviews not completed by this time will need to be emailed directly to the assigned planner. 

Tuesday, December 7, 2021:
Trak-It migration will begin at 5:00pm. All building inspections for December 8 and 9, 2021 will need to be scheduled prior to 5:00 PM on Tuesday, December 7, 2021.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021: With no planning or project software available, departments will be able to answer general questions only.  

  • Community Development phone lines will be open but the front counter will be closed.
  • Building inspections will be performed.
  • Planners will be available for phone calls and by appointment. 

Thursday, December 9, 2021: Data migration and quality control assessment.

  • Community Development will be closed.
  • Building inspections will be performed.
  • Planners will be available for phone calls and by appointment. 

Friday, December 10, 2021: Data migration and quality control assessments.

  • Community Development will be closed.
  • NO Building inspections will be performed.
  • Planners will be available for phone calls and by appointment. 

Monday, December 13, 2021:
New system live and all departments will be open for business. 

The Customer Portal will be available starting 12/13/21 as follows:

  • Code Compliance - complaint entry
  • Planning - project and clearance submission
  • Contractor licensing - new license submission
  • Building - permit tracking, inspection scheduling
  • Public Works/Stormwater - permit entry


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 Coe is available uner 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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