Administrative Review Projects

Administrative Review Projects are reviewed and acted on by staff. Generally, they do not require a public hearing. 

Use the tabs below to find out if your project is an Administrative Review Project that requires a Land Use Change Permit or not.

Related Documents

  1. Permit Required
  2. Permit Not Required
  3. Lot Clusters
  4. Subdivision Exemptions

The following types of projects are classified as Administrative Review Projects that require Land Use Change Permits as described in Section 5-102: Projects Classified as Administrative Review Projects That Require Land Use Change Permits of the Gunnison County Land Use Resolution (PDF). 

Primary Residence 5,000 SQ. FT. or Less, in Existing Platted Subdivision

A primary residence smaller than 5,000 sq. ft., located within an existing platted subdivision. The residence may include an attached garage, which shall be calculated in the total square footage allowed for the residence. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Primary Residence 5,000 SQ. FT. or Less and Aggregate Square Footage 7,000 SQ. FT. or Less

A residential living area (one single-family residence, and any combination of a primary single-family residence, an integrated secondary residence, a detached secondary residence) and a garage attached to a residence 5,000 sq. ft. or less (excluding from the calculation horse/hay sheds less than 500 sq. ft., one 200 sq. ft. storage shed, and a private greenhouse) and accessory structures or secondary use structures with an aggregate of 7,000 sq. ft. or less on one parcel, pursuant to LUR Section 13-105: Residential Building Sizes and Lot Coverages. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Multiple Family Residence 10,000 SQ. FT. Or Less

A multiple family residence 10,000 sq. ft. or less. The multiple family residence may include an attached garage(s), which shall be calculated in the total square footage allowed for the residence, pursuant to Section 13-105: Residential Building Sizes and Lot Coverages. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

­­­Aggregate Square Footage 12,500 SQ. FT. Or Less for Multiple Family Residence(s)

An aggregate of 12,500 sq. ft. or less of residential living area and/or accessory structures and/or secondary use structures, pursuant to Section 13-105: Residential Building Sizes and Lot Coverages. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Secondary Structures and Uses

The following secondary structures and uses, pursuant to Section 9-101: D: Secondary Structures and Uses That Require a Land Use Change Permit:

  • Integrated Secondary Residence Larger than 1,200 SQ. FT.
  • Detached Secondary Residence on a Legal Lot
  • Secondary Structure Intended Only for Sleeping: A secondary structure that is to be used only for sleeping facilities, shall not include a kitchen and shall meet the requirements of Section 9-101: E: Standards for Development of a Secondary Detached Residence or Secondary Structure Intended for Sleeping.
  • More Than One Home Occupation: More than one home occupation, pursuant to Section 9-102: Home Occupations.

Mobile Home Not in a Mobile Home Community

A mobile home proposed to be located on an individual parcel of land not in a mobile home community, but adjacent to a subdivision whose protective covenants do not address, or expressly prohibit mobile homes within the subdivision, pursuant to Section 9-201: Individual Manufactured and Mobile Homes. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Boundary Line Adjustment

An application to adjust the lot line between adjacent parcels or lots in platted approved subdivisions when the adjustment is in compliance with Section 5-103: Standards for Approval of Administrative Review Projects. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Repair of Existing Distribution Lines

Repair of existing distribution lines located substantially within an existing utility easement. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Alteration of Approved Building Envelopes

Alterations of building envelopes on lots that were approved as an element of a Land Use Change Permit. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Subdivision Exemption to “Validate” an Existing Lot

Pursuant to C.R.S. 30-28-101 (10) (d)., the “validation” of a lot that existed prior to the effective date of this Resolution, but did not exist before September 27, 1972 and has not been reviewed and approved by the County as a legally subdivided lot (“legal lot”). _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Expansion or Change of Commercial or Industrial Use to Total Size of 5,000 SQ. FT. or One Acre or Less

Expansion or change of a commercial or industrial use existing as of the effective date of this Resolution, when the expansion will result in the use having a total size of less than 5,000 sq. ft. of a structure, or one acre of land. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Plat for Approved Condominiums/Townhome Project

A constructed condominium or townhome Project, or individual phase of a condominium or townhome Project, for which a Land Use Change Permit has been approved for the overall development. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Limited Mineral Exploration

Limited mineral exploration (activities related to proving up a patented mining claim pursuant to federal law), as addressed in Section 9-402: C.3: Limited Mineral Exploration. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Underground Mineral Exploration

An application for underground mineral exploration for operations existing as of the effective date of this Resolution, as addressed in Section 9-402: D: Extension and Expansion of Current Underground Mineral Exploration Required to File Notice of Activity. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Extraction of Construction Materials

Extraction of construction materials that generates more than 300 cubic yards, per Section 9-402: C. 1: Limited Construction Material Extraction. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Construction of a Driveway on a Vacant Parcel of Land Prior to Issuance of a Building or On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Permit

The construction of a driveway on vacant land prior to the issuance of a building or on-site wastewater treatment system permit., excluding agricultural or temporary access permits. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Non-Commercial Use of Helicopter for Access to Private Property

The non-commercial use of a helicopter solely for the use by the property owner for access to private property. _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Amendment or Termination of Subdivision Covenants

Amendment or termination of subdivision covenants, for covenants approved as part of the subdivision approval by Gunnison County.