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Development Application Review Schedule

The following are typical ranges for development review applications with the City of Longmont. This includes public hearings before the Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council, if applicable. The review time for applications may vary considerably, however, depending on a number of factors, including the number of applications currently under review by the City, the complexity and number of issues associated with the application, the timing of resubmitting revised plans, the need for public hearing, etc. If you have any questions, please contact the Planning and Development Services Division.

Application Review Period
Annexation, zoning and concept plan (1) 6 to 8 months
Zoning map amendment and concept plan (1) 5 to 7 months
Longmont Area Comprehensive Plan amendment (1) 5 to 7 months
Preliminary subdivision plat (2) 4 to 6 months
Preliminary development plan (2) 4 to 6 months
Conditional use site plan (2) 4 to 6 months
Vacation of right-of-way or easement (1) 3 to 5 months
Height exception (2) 2 to 5 months
Final subdivision plat 3 to 6 months
Public improvement (construction) plan (3) 3 to 6 months
Final development plan 3 to 6 months
Site plan or Limited use review site plan 3 to 6 months
Minor subdivision plat 2 to 4 months
Temporary use 1 to 3 months
Minor modification 2 to 4 weeks
Property line adjustment 2 to 4 weeks
Variance (4) 1 to 2 months
Land Development Code amendment (1) Varies


(1) Requires City Council approval

(2) Requires Planning and Zoning Commission (P/Z) approval subject to appeal to City Council

(3) The public improvements agreement requires City Council approval

(4) Variances require Board of Adjustment (BOA) or Planning and Zoning Commission (P/Z) approval depending on the type of variance.

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