Below you will find the purpose statement and all seven parts of Title 26.
It is the purpose of this Title to promote and protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens and City of Aspen, Colorado through the establishment and enforcement of comprehensive, efficient, clear and consistent standards, regulations and procedures for the planning, evaluation, approval and implementation of land uses and development within the city. In furtherance of this purpose, all development and uses of land shall be analyzed within the context of its impact on the historic, architectural, aesthetic and natural environmental character of the city, the city's economic and infrastructure needs and capacities and the legitimate rights and reasonable expectations of property owners.
Part 100 of Title 26 includes the general provisions of the Land Use Code, land use application fees, and a section including definitions of frequently used land use terms.
Part 200 of Title 26 includes explanations for the numerous decision making bodies in the City of Aspen. These include City Council, Community Development Department, Planning and Zoning Commission, Board of Adjustment, Historic Preservation Commission (HPC), and the Administrative Hearing Officer
Part 300 of Title 26 clarifies the common development review procedure and describes how the Land Use Code addresses certain areas such as non-conformities, variances, vested property rights, and appeals.
Part 400 of Title 26 is where you will find a complete list of land use regulations. This is also portion of the Land Use Code that contains the Growth Management Quota System (GMQS) and regulations for developing Historic Districts and Landmarks.
Part 500 of Title 26 is where you will find chapters such as Parking and Signage Regulations, along with the Miscellaneous Regulation chapter that provides the often referred to Calculations and Measurements section.
Part 600 of Title 26 contains the land use impact fees. These include Parks Development, TDM/Air Quality, and School Lands Dedication.
Pat 700 of Title 26 has detailed explanations of all the zone districts within the City of Aspen.