Synopsis of Zoning in Arapahoe County
property in unincorporated Arapahoe county that is created after the
enactment of Senate Bill No. 35 (1972) must be legally platted or
must obtain a subdivision exemption from the board of County Commissioners.
This must be done prior to conveyance. Some other requirements for
building in Arapahoe County include the following. :
you are in Agriculture Zone A-E (Agricultural), it is required
that you have a minimum lot width of 1320 feet in order to obtain
a building permit. Another requirement is that you have a minimum
of 35 acres to obtain a building permit.
those of you located in Zone A-1, you must have a minimum lot
size of 19 acres to obtain a building permit.
you own property in Zone A-2, you must have a minimum size of
nine acres to obtain a building permit.
the property you own falls in Zone R-A, you must have a minimum
of 105,000 feet (2.4 acres) to obtain a building permit.
purpose of this zone is to provide areas of agricultural production.
In addition, uses shall have no detrimental effects on soil stability
or ground water supplies and shall not change the runoff or drainage
characteristics of said land.
of the principle permitted uses include the following:
or ranch use
family dwelling units
or private riding stables or academy.
uses include using your home as an office and keeping an unlimited
number of pets located on the premises.
are special exception uses which can include the following:
feedlots and kennel or animal hospitals.
can obtain a special permit to mine minerals.
use or a type B group home.
are other size restrictions including a minimum lot size width of
1320 feet and lot size of 35 acres. All commercial feed lots shall
be set back at least of 200 feet from all of the property lines.
purpose of this is to provide and foster agricultural and farming
production within the unincorporated areas of Arapahoe County. There
is no limitation on farm animals. Some of the principal permitted
uses include the following:
and ranch use.
or private riding stable or academy.
County also allows some of the following accessory uses:
you to keep up to four pets per household.
are limitations of 50 feet for all building heights and a minimum
lot width of 330 feet on 19 acres.
zone is to provide for non-commercial agricultural activities and
smaller density residential development within the unincorporated
areas of Arapahoe County. Some of the principle permitted uses
include single-family dwelling units and non-commercial agricultural
activities. For example: raising rabbits, chickens, geese or other
small animals. Accessory uses include the following:
keeping more than one
animal (ex. Horse, cow, and goats) per acre.
are allowed to have a private stable on the back of your property
but not closer than 25 feet to property lines nor closer than
50 feet to any dwelling unit.
there is a limitation of four pets that you can own per household.
maximum building height is 35 feet.
minimum lot width is 125 feet.
area in size must be a minimum of 105,000 sq. feet.