Public Works and Development

Public Works and Development strives to enhance the quality of life within unincorporated Arapahoe County. 它提供了安全, 有效的运输, and building of communities through quality planning, 设计, construction and maintenance in the following areas. The department is proud to have achieved accreditation through the American Public Works Association twice. Learn more about our achievement.

2022 Annual 报告/Infrastructure 报告 Card

Review our accomplishments for 2022 and also the condition of our infrastructure assets that total $1.2 billion in this newly released Annual 报告 and Infrastructure 报告 Card.


Arapahoe County seeks highly motivated and collaborative professionals committed to public service. We are hiring for a variety of positions throughout the County. View all our current job openings.


Our Lima Plaza office is open to the public during normal business hours of 8 a.m. 到下午4:30.m. 星期一至星期五. 请 an appointment before visiting our office at 6924 S. 利马圣.

Most of our services can be provided over the phone, through email or through our website, so calling first may save you a trip to our office. When a visit to our office is required, scheduling an appointment ensures the correct staff person will be in the office and available to serve you on the day of your visit.

For questions or to schedule an appointment, please call or email the appropriate program area below. Be sure to leave a voicemail when needed, and one of our team members will get back to you. 

  • 动物服务: 720-874-6750或电子邮件 for field response, complaints, reports or other questions
  • 建筑: 720-874-6600或电子邮件 PWD建筑 for questions and support related to 许可证 and inspections; use 客户访问 to apply for a permit or to check for your scheduled inspection time
  • 工程: 720-874-6500 for general inquiries or 客户访问 查看项目状态
  • 地图服务: 720-874-6686 for mapping services and requests
  • 规划: 720-874-6650 for planning services or use 客户访问 查看项目状态
  • 记录要求: 720-874-6500或电子邮件 PWD记录 for records related to unincorporated parts of the County
  • 路 & 桥: 720-874-ROAD (7623) for questions about current projects and/or requests for service
  • 运输/交通: 720-874-6500 for questions about current projects or traffic service requests
  • 分区: 720-874-6711或电子邮件 分区 for zoning, subdivision and weed regulations and enforcement


  • 建筑: Code enforcement, plan review, 许可证, inspection and certificates of occupancy
  • 工程: Infrastructure review, floodplain and stormwater regulations, 许可证 and inspections
  • 石油/天然气和能源: Permit Applications for exploration and production facilities
  • Planning and Land Development: Development review and land use planning
  • 道路及桥梁: Maintenance, snow removal, potholes and more
  • 运输: Studies, capital infrastructure projects, regional projects and traffic engineering/operations/ITS

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In 2022, Arapahoe County Public Works and Development earned accreditation through the American Public Works Association for a second time. The department first earned accreditation in 2018. 当时, the department became the 137th agency in North America and the first County in Colorado to earn APWA accreditation. Less than one percent of the nation’s public works agencies have earned this distinction. Accreditation symbolizes the department’s commitment to continual improvement to the quality of life for Arapahoe County citizens.