What are the setbacks on my property?

Yard Setbacks are based on Zone District and lot size.  Use Maps and More to find a property’s zone district.  Refer to Table 5-1.A-D (Dimensional Standards Tables) and Sec. 5-20-40 (Measurement of Yard Setbacks) of the PCLUC.

Road Setbacks apply to properties along certain roads as defined in Chapter 11: 

Arterial Highways:  Highway 82 – West of Aspen to County Line and Brush Creek Road.

Major Roads: Highway 82 east of Aspen to the County line; Castle Creek Road; Maroon Creek Road; McLain Flats Road (from the Slaughter House Bridge to Highway 82 across the Smith Bridge);  Highway 133; and Owl Creek Road. 

Collector Streets:  Woody Creek Road, Lower Red Mountain Road (up to and including intersection with Hunter Creek Road); Lower River Road; River Road; Snowmass Creek Road; and Capitol Creek Road.

Refer to Table 5-1.A-D (Dimensional Standards Tables, Sec. 5-20-30 (Measurement of Road Setbacks).

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1. What are the setbacks on my property?
2. How do I determine what is my front yard for setback purposes?
3. What are the height restrictions for Principal and Accessory structures on my property?
4. What is Gross Floor Area and Final Maximum Floor Area?
5. What zone district is my property in? How can I find more information on that zone district?
6. What uses are allowed on my property?
7. Where can I find Land Use Application Fees?
8. When/can/should I meet with a Planner?
9. What/When do I schedule a Pre-Application Conference Request with a Planner? How do I schedule it?
10. What is a CDU, and can I have one on my property?
11. What is an agricultural building?
12. What is a non-conforming structure or use?
13. What are vested rights?
14. Can I rent my home or rooms in my home as a short-term rental?
15. Can I live in a camper on my property?
16. What is a Transferable Development Right (TDR)? What is a TDR receiver/sender site?
17. Where can I search TDR Certificates?
18. How do I search for prior approvals/records on a property using the Pitkin County Clerk & Recorder’s?
19. How do I request public records? (CORA Records Request - Colorado Open Records Act)
20. How do I search for prior approvals/records on a property using Pitkin County Laserfiche records?
21. How do I search for prior approvals/records on a property using the Pitkin County Clerk & Recorder's?