The Planning Department is your starting point for any property improvement applications. Below are links to documents, publications, and websites that you might find helpful.

DOCUMENTS (pdf)

Fact Sheet - ABOUT OPEN SPACE in MANITOU SPRINGS
Fact Sheet - EL PASO COUNTY ASSESSOR WEBSITE (Tutorial)
Fact Sheet - MOBILE BUSINESS (Business without a building)
Fact Sheet - STARTING A NEW BUSINESS
Fact Sheet - PUBLIC HEARING PROCESS
Form - COLORED CONCRETE REIMBURSEMENT REQUEST
Form - CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION
Form - STATE TAX CREDIT (and information)
Form - STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PLAN (2MB) (instructions, form, sample site plan)
Form - PROPERTY IMPROVEMENT PERMIT (formerly Use Tax Permit)
Form - WATER/SEWER CONNECTION APPLICATION
Guidelines - BUILDING HEIGHT (Commercial)
Guidelines - BUILDING HEIGHT (Residential)
Guidelines - COLORED CONCRETE (Downtown Zone)
Guidelines - FENCE or RETAINING WALL
Guidelines - EVIDENCE OF MAILED NOTIFICATION (Required for Conditional Use, Major Development, Rezone and Variance Applications)
Guidelines - OUTDOOR PUBLIC SEATING (Downtown Zone)
Guidelines - SHEDS (Storage Buildings)
Guidelines - SIGNS
Guidelines- SIGN DESIGN GUIDELINES for DOWNTOWN ZONE (Historic)
MAP - HISTORIC SUBDISTRICTS
MAP - MINERAL SPRING LOCATIONS
MAP - ZONING MAP


PUBLICATIONS (pdf)

Federal Tax Credit information (National Park Service, Department of the Interior)
Historic Design Guidelines (8MB) (City of Manitou Springs)
Historic Preservation Ordinances (City of Manitou Springs)
Manitou Incline Site Development and Management Plan (4MB)
MCAC Checklist (City of Manitou Springs, required for all MCAC applications)
Open Space Plan (13MB) (City of Manitou Springs)
Rainbow Vision Plan 2000 (9MB) (City of Manitou Springs Comprehensive Plan)
Soda Springs Park Master Plan (2MB) (City of Manitou Springs)


LINKS

Regional Building Department (Residential Handouts)
Building CodeExternal link (Pikes Peak Regional Building Department)
Municipal/Zoning CodeExternal link (City of Manitou Springs)
El Paso County AssessorExternal link (Public Record Real Estate Property Search)

 


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City of Manitou Springs
Planning Department

606 Manitou Avenue
Manitou Springs, CO 80829

Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please feel free to contact us.

(719) 685-4398

Planning Director: Wade Burkholder 

Senior Planner: Michelle Anthony

Planner II: Karen Berchtold

Planner I: Dylan Becker

 

CALL BEFORE YOU DIG!

1-800-922-1987