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

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

(970) 244-1636

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Fees

Mesa County Planning Application Fees have been Suspended
effective 2017- Present

(*other fees may remain in effect)

Please contact the Planning Division for more information.

You can view the Fee Schedule below or view / download a pdf version of the Fee Schedule  Adobe PDF Icon

 Type of Application 2009 Fee  2017-19 Fee 
 Accessory Dwelling Unit $ 80.00  see Short Form
 Administrative Adjustment $ 80.00 $ 0.00
 Agricultural Division $ 275.00 $ 0.00
 Agricultural Housing Renewal $10.00 $ 0.00
 Appeals of Administrative Decisions1 $ 275.00 $ 275.00

Note: if appeal is upheld by Board of County Commissioners, the fee will be refunded to appellant.

Conditional Use

Fewer than 200 employees or less than 10 acres $ 525.00 $ 0.00
More than 200 employees or 10 acres or more $975.00  $ 0.00
Permit extension half of original fee $ 0.00
Extinguishment of Utility Easement  $ 105.00  $ 0.00
Land Use Development Code Text Amendment $ 80.00 $ 0.00
Land Use Master Plan Map Amendments $ 500.00 $ 0.00

Major Subdivision
Sketch Plan $ 225.00 $ 0.00
Concept Plan – Fee + acreage (* see acreage fee chart below) $ 690.00 $ 0.00
Final Plan $ 620.00 $ 0.00
Final Plat $ 225.00 $ 0.00
Minor Subdivision $ 275.00 $ 0.00
Oil & Gas Drilling $ 80.00 $ 0.00

Plan Unit Development (PUD)
Sketch Plan $ 225.00 $ 0.00
Concept Plan/Rezone – Fee + acreage (* see acreage fee chart below) $ 665.00 $ 0.00
Final Plan $ 620.00 $ 0.00
Final Plat $ 225.00 $ 0.00

Acreage Fee Chart (All zones other than AFT Majors)  *
  
5-10  Acres  $ 140.00 $ 0.00
11-15 Acres  $ 195.00 $ 0.00
16-20 Acres  $ 255.00 $ 0.00
21-50 Acres  $ 395.00 $ 0.00
51-75 Acres $ 560.00 $ 0.00
76-100 Acres $ 675.00 $ 0.00
101 or More Acres $ 675.00
Fee + $55.00/ 25 acres
$ 0.00

Property Line Adjustments
Boundary Line Adjustment (unplatted land) $ 275.00 $ 0.00
Legal and Physical $ 275.00 $ 0.00
Re-Subdivision (previously platted land) $470.00 $ 0.00
Residential/Agricultural Site Plan (paid at Building Permit) $ 10.00 $ 0.00
Driveway Permit $ 10.00 $ 0.00
Rezoning $ 500.00 $ 0.00
Short Form (Change of Use, Commercial Site Plan, Annual Events, Daycare, Accessory Dwelling Unit, Ag Labor Housing, Exempt Home Occupation) N/A $ 0.00
Sign Permit $ 10.00 $ 0.00
Simple Land Division $ 275.00 $ 0.00
Site Plan – Major $ 275.00 $ 0.00
Site Plan – Minor $ 80.00 $ 0.00
Street Name Change $ 155.00 $ 0.00
Thirty-five Acre Parcels Created by Plat No Fee No Fee
Vacation - Right-of-Way / Access $ 445.00 $ 0.00
Written Interpretations $ 80.00  $ 0.00
Zoning Variances $ 300.00  $ 0.00

Continuation Fees
Display Ad for Planning Commission Hearing $ 40.00 *  $ 0.00
Display Ad for Board of County Commission Hearing $ 40.00 * $ 0.00 * 
Property Owner Notification Postcards $ 0.45 * $ 0.00 * 
* Increase or decrease in the cost of the display ad or the postcard expenses will cause adjustments in these fees.
Payment of all extraordinary costs incurred for processing any development application
shall be the responsibility of the applicant.

The Following Fees Will Continue To Be Collected In 2017 & 2018

Supplemental County Fees

School Land Dedication Fee Per Residential Dwelling Unit
Mesa County Valley School District #51 $ 920.00
Plateau Valley School District #50 $ 920.00
DeBeque School District 49JT $ 920.00
Delta County School District 50J $ 920.00

School Land Dedication resolution expires 1 October 2022 and
annual reviews will be coordinated with the School Districts.

Transportation Impact Fee (TIF)
Fee collected at Planning Division $ 1,902.00 *
* Fee is $ 1902.00 for a Single Family Residence

Copies
8 ½ x 11 $ 0.25
8 ½ x 14" $ 1.00
11" x 17" $ 2.00
Oversized $ 5.00

Publications
Land Development Code $ 30.00
Master Plan $ 100.00
Countywide Land Use Plan with Appendix $ 30.00
Rural Planning Area $ 15.00
Joint Urban Planning Area $ 15.00
Land Use and Development Policies $ 15.00
Area Plans $ 15.00
Road Access Policy $ 10.00
Printed on request at current printer’s price
GIS Product Fee Schedule Plotting
Maps, Ortho photos, Other drawings (B & W or Color)
8 ½ X 11 $ 5.00
11 X 17 $ 5.00
24 X 36 $ 8.00
36 X 48 $ 15.00
Minimum Plotting/Printing Charge $ 5.00 per sheet

Digital Imagery

The following color digital images are available from Mesa County for the Grand Valley Area.
So far we have about 1,099 square miles orthorectified.

Format: .tif files with associated .tfw (coordinate file)
Coordinate system: UTM, Zone 12 NAD 83
Resolution: ½ Meter
Tile format: 1 square mile section

 File size: 30-33 megabytes per square mile $ 10.00 per sm (No minimum)

Mesa County provides Computer and CDW Customer provides CD media and labor
Or $25.00 per square mile. (2 square mile minimum $50.00 Minimum Charge)
Mesa County provides all material and labor.


Other Fees
Colorado Geological Survey (CGS) Review
Checks or Money Orders payable to Colorado Geological Survey

Very Small Residential Subdivision Review (1-3 dwelling units and less than 100 acres) Paid with the submittal
Note: When CGS bills applicant the fee may be larger

$ 600.00

Small Subdivision Review (Greater than 3 dwelling units and less than 100 acres) 
Paid with the submittal
Note: When CGS bills applicant the fee may be larger

$ 950.00

Large Subdivision Review (Greater than or equal to 100 acres and less than 500 acres)  Paid with the submittal
Note: When CGS bills applicant the fee may be larger

$ 1,550.00

Very Large Subdivision Review (Greater than or equal to 500 acres)
Paid with the submittal 
Note: When CGS bills applicant the fee may be larger

$ 2,500.00  

Recording Fees: CHECKS or MONEY ORDERS ONLY payable to Mesa County Clerk and Recorder.