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​Current Planning & Zoning

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Current Planning Division at the City of Thornton is charged with overseeing and controlling development within the City. This is accomplished through reviewing and providing recommendations on: applications for Annexation, Rezoning and Subdivision of land, Conceptual Site Plans, Temporary Use Permits, proposed architecture for new buildings and additions, building permits, and minor amendments to approved projects.

Recent News and Important Updates

Updated Sign Code

On June 13, 2017, Thornton City Council approved an update to Article VII of Chapter 18 of the City Code pertaining to sign regulation.  The new sign code will be effective on August 1, 2017.  Click Here for more information including key revisions and updates and to access the complete sign code.