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Development Process

Several City departments and outside agencies are involved in Lakewood's property development process. For specific information, visit the Property Development Information page.

City Development Divisions & Services

Planning- Development Review

Planning & Zoning Information and services for current development, including annexation, zoning and rezoning, subdivision, landscaping, etc. 
Public Works / Engineering Grading, erosion control, traffic, water quality, detention, plan review for infrastructure for commercial and residential. 
Public Works / Building Permitting
Information on licenses, permits, building guides, advisories and more. 

Comprehensive Planning & Research
Planning - Comprehensive Planning and Research - Information and services for the City's long-range planning, including population and demographic information, Lakewood Comprehensive Plan, Corridor Plans, Neighborhood Plans, Light Rail Station Plans and more.

Police - Code Enforcement
Lakewood Code Enforcement officers work closely within the community to protect public health, safety and welfare, enforcing City codes relating to nuisance and land use violations. The officers' mission is to enhance and safeguard the quality of life in our community through education, guidance and enforcement of City codes.