Code Compliance


The goal of Code Compliance is to maintain and improve the safety and beauty of Adams County. To accomplish this, the Adams County Board of Commissioners enacts ordinances and regulations to address issues that may be detrimental to the health, safety, economy, and general welfare of citizens. Code Compliance enforces these ordinances and regulations for the use of all zoned properties in unincorporated Adams County.

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File a Complaint

Please have the location address, description of the violation, and pictures ready before submitting a complaint. Adams County Code Compliance can investigate potential code-compliance violations such as overgrown weeds, trash, junk, and inoperable vehicles in unincorporated Adams County. Please note that all written correspondence is part of the public record and subject to the Colorado Open Records Act.



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This program does not include enforcement on abandoned vehicles, illegal parking, or speeding. 
Please contact the Adams County Sheriff’s office at 303.288.1535 for these issues.


Common Regulations

Permits: Land UseSpecial/Temporary Uses, Conditional Uses, Variance
Permits: Building(s)Remodels, Additions, Roofing, Electrical, Plumbing.
VehiclesInoperable, Unlicensed, Too Many, RV/Trailers in the Street, Commercial Vehicles Over 7000lbs, Parking on Landscaping
BlightEnvironmental blight includes rubbish, junk, trash, garbage, and debris; tall, overgrown grass, weeds and brush (12inches); cast-off material such as scrap metal, plastic, wood, appliances, machinery, and auto parts stored outdoors


Graffiti Removal

Graffiti Removal

Report unwanted graffiti in unincorporated Adams County.

Tool Shed

Tool Shed

Borrow tools or use the trailer for a neighborhood cleanup - all for free!

Mediation Services

Mediation Services

Work through a neighbor dispute with a professional mediator.


Additional Resources

Additional Resources

A guide to local resources if you need help with minor home repair, are a senior, or are disabled.



Frequently asked questions about code compliance.



This tool provides year-to-date information on code compliance case data.

Helpful Documents

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Code Compliance
Fx: 720.523.6967

4430 S. Adams County Pkwy.
First Floor, Suite W2000B
Brighton, CO 80601

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