Engineering & Planning

The Planning and Engineering Divisions assist citizens and the development community in understanding and applying the city of Brighton’s development policies and regulations in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan and District Plan, the Land Use and Development Code, and the Public Works Standards and Specifications. The divisions also serve as the primary staff support to the Planning Commission and provide information on development processes, land use, zoning, and design standards.  

Land Use and Development Application - Online Submittal
Effective August 1, 2016, all land use and development applications shall be submitted through this online service.  Follow the link above to register and submit. 

Information Request

If you have questions for these divisions, please call 303-655-2059 or fill out the online request for information form.

Please browse the tabs below for applications, forms, codes and regulations, and other available resources.

Contact Us

  1. Engineering Division

    Michael Ellsberry
    Development Engineer
    Ph. 303-655-2046

    Casey Ballard
    Development Engineer I
    Ph. 303-655-2040
  2. Planning Division

    Jason Bradford
    Planning Manager
    Ph. 303-655-2024

    Lauren Simmons
    Senior Planner
    Ph. 303-655-2177

    Aja Tibbs
    Long Range/Historic Preservation Planner
    Ph. 303-655-2015

    Josh Tetzlaff
    Associate Planner
    Ph. 303-655-2072

    Mike Tylka
    Associate Planner
    Ph. 303-655-2069

    Andrew Baker
    Planning Technician
    Ph. 303-655-2058

    Josh Ryan
    GIS Technician
    Ph. 303-655-2185

    Diane Phin
    Administrative Assistant III
    Ph. 303-655-2059
  1. Regulations
  2. Documents
  3. Resources
  4. Reports