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Community Development
Responsibilities & Services
The Lafayette Community Development Department is the agency entrusted with guiding Lafayette’s development and ensuring that the city remains dynamic, attractive, and livable. The department is responsible for:

Annual Report 2013
The Community Development Department Annual Report 2013 is now available.  Get an overview of what the department has been working on this past year, our accomplishments and our goals for 2014.


It is the mission of the Community Development Department to make Lafayette the most livable, dynamic, and attractive city that it can be while retaining its small town livability. To accomplish this goal, the department promotes the development of livable communities and an enhanced quality of life through a framework of managing growth and development in an environmentally sensitive, economically responsible, and socially robust way, preserving our past while planning for our future.

The department also promotes the continuing development of cultural amenities within our city. The achievement of this goal is performed in a manner that is consistent with the city's Comprehensive Plan, the priorities and policies established by the City Council, the Planning Commission, and the community at large.

News Flash
Apply for Historic Preservation Board Openings by March 30, 2015
The Historic Preservation Board invites you to become a member of their team. Submit your letter of interest, the HPB Application, and resume to the Communication Development Department at City Hall, 1290 S Public Rd. by 3 PM on Monday, March 30, 2015. Additional Info...
Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014
Total sales tax revenue up 188% since 1999 Read on...

Contact Us
Karen Westover
Planning & Building Director
Contact Us

1290 S. Public Rd.
Lafayette, CO

303-665-5588 x1271
Fax: 303-665-2153

Monday - Friday
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