Planning Department

The Planning Department is located in Town Hall and is responsible for the administration and updating of the Town’s Zoning and Subdivision Regulations. In addition, the Town adopted a Master Plan in 2010, and a primary responsibility of the Department is to implement the goals and objectives of this effort. The Department also is responsible for grant writing and administration for town-wide projects, and maintains the Town’s Geographic Information System (GIS). Please see the Planning Application Fees page for a complete fee schedule. For further information please contact the department directly.

Forms and Applications

Town of Silverton Zoning Map

Pending Applications

Application Fees

$500.00 - Zone Change

$500.00 - Use Subject to Review

$500.00 - Weekly Rental (Use Subject to Review)

$500.00 - Variance

$500.00 - BA (Business Auto) Site Plan

$500.00 - Flood Hazard Permit

$500.00 - Slope Hazard Permit

$500.00 - Avalanche Hazard Permit

$500.00 - Subdivision Sketch Plan

$500.00 - Subdivision Pre-Plan

$500.00 - Subdivision Final Plat 

$500.00 - Plat Variances

$50.00/hrly - Additional plan review required by changes, additions, and/or revisions to plan(s).




Lucy Mulvihill

Community Development Coordinator

PO Box 250 

1360 Greene Street 

Silverton, CO 81433



970-946-9408 (direct)

Land Use and Development Code Rewrite


Learn more about how the Silverton Land Use Code (LUC) update will help bring the Silverton Compass Master Plan vision to life! Visit the project website to review the Annotated Outline of the Land Use Code and provide your input. Comments on the document will be open through December 4th. While you’re there, don’t forget to sign up for notifications to receive future project updates.