Community Development

The Community Development Department focuses on short and long term growth and development within Cañon City including:

  • Building construction, permitting and inspections
  • Community revitalization and economic development
  • Current planning and zoning, including the subdivision of land
  • Long term strategic planning

Quality of Life

We strive to improve the short term quality of life in our community and to sustain long term economic vitality of Cañon City for future generations.

Strategic Plan

The 2017 to 2020 Strategic Plan (PDF) adopted by City Council identifies priorities and key intended outcomes the City organization will focus on over the next three years. The Strategic Plan is organized into six priority areas:

  • Attractive Built Environment
  • Community Investment Opportunities
  • Economic Development
  • Infrastructure
  • Public Safety
  • Public Trust, Transparency, Accountability

Community Plans

Existing and In-Progress community plans are available.