Code Enforcement

Community Involvement

Brighton Code Enforcement officers work closely within the community to protect public health, safety, and welfare by enforcing city codes and to enhance and safeguard the quality of life of our community through education, guidance and enforcement of city codes.
 Brighton residents can take an active role in maintaining and improving the quality of our community by following Brighton's Municipal Code. View Brighton's Municipal Code page. Review the outline of the more basic codes enforced by Code Enforcement with general information. 

As always, you can contact Code Enforcement with any questions or to report a violation. You can also report a violation online with our Report a Concern page.


Los oficiales responsables de hacer cumplir los códigos municipals de Brighton trabajan con la comunidad para proteger la salud pública, la seguridad y el bienestar mediante la aplicación de códigos de la ciudad y mejorar y asegurar la calidad de vida de nuestra comunidad a través de la educación, la orientación y la aplicación de códigos de la ciudad. Los residentes de Brighton pueden tomar un papel activo para mantener y mejorar la calidad de nuestra comunidad siguiendo el Código Municipal.


Para preguntas, preocupaciones o ayuda adicional, llame el Oficial Jonathan Staton, al 303-655-2371.



Signs - Garage Sales/ Yard Sales / Advertisement (Zoning Regulation Number 6.04)

No signs shall be posted on any public right-of-way. This includes roadside, utility poles, street signs, etc.  Citizens are encouraged to use three public bulletin boards located at Campbell Park (650 Southern St.), Brighton Recreation Center (555 N 11th St.), Platte River Ranch (Bromley Lane Entrance) to post sale information.

Graffiti (City Code 9-14-20)

Graffiti is defined as a message, symbol, and inscription or drawing painted, scratched, or written on any surface. The property owner, tenant, or person having control of the property shall remove or eradicate the graffiti (PDF) within seven days of receiving notice. If the graffiti has been placed in public view is declared a public nuisance and shall be abated by the City of Brighton after the seven days expires.

Refuse and Rubbish (Junk) (City Codes 8-8-120 and 8-8-130)

Any owner or occupant of a property must remove all rubbish, trash, debris, filthy deposits, and junk found on such property and to immediately dispose of the same. Trash/garbage service must be maintained and collected every 7 days.

Parking on Private Property (City Code 10-5-10) 

No vehicle may be parked, stored, or placed on private property without permission of the property owner. All vehicles must display current license plates, be operable (road worthy), and be parked on a paved or solidly rocked surface. No boat, boat trailer, trailer, travel trailer, tent trailer, horse trailer, mini-home, or Class A motor home shall be parked, stored, or placed on any private property where it will not encroach on any sidewalk or property line.

Parking on Public Property (City Code 10-6-10)

No person shall park, keep or store any truck tractor, trailer, semitrailer, truck of two tons carrying capacity or more, construction equipment, or tow truck on any public right of way or on private property in a residential zone except while the driver is making deliveries. No boat, boat trailer, trailer, travel trailer, tent trailer, horse trailer, mini-home, or Class A motor home shall not be parked, stored, or placed on any public right of way or street for a period in excess of 48 hours.

Sidewalks (City Code 12-8-10 and 12-8-15)

Any owner, tenant or occupant, representative having control of property must clear any sidewalk adjoining to their property of snow and ice within 24 hours following the last accumulation of snow, sleet, ice, or other obstruction.

It shall be unlawful to allow any obstruction to remain on any sidewalk, street, alley or other public place in the city without written authorization. Examples of such obstructions include but are not limited to piles of materials, vegetation, weeds, portable basketball hoops, structures or any physical object located within the width of the sidewalk, street, alley or public place.

Weeds and Grass (City Code 8-8-20, 8-8-30)

Any owner, tenant or occupant, representative having control of property must cut and remove any weeds, grass, brush, or rank vegetation with a height greater than six inches.