Can I subdivide my property? What is the subdivision process?

Subdivision of property in the Town of Windsor requires approval of a subdivision application. You will need to contact a planner in order to determine the appropriate subdivision process. Please contact the Planning Department at (970) 674-2415. Windsor’s Subdivision regulations are outlined in Chapter 17 of the Municipal Code and the process in Section 14-2-60.


Table 14-2-10(a) Land Use Application Procedures

Application Type

Code Section

Neighbor-hood meeting

Concept Review Meeting

Decision Maker

 

Director

PC

TB

BOA

Vote

Accessory Dwelling Unit

Sec. 14-2-100

 

o

D

 

 

A*

 

Annexation

Sec. 14-2-30

þ

o

R

R*

D*

 

S

Appeals

Sec. 14-2-180

 

 

Refer to section 14-2-180

S

Code Amendment 

Sec. 14-2-190

 

 

R

R*

D*

 

S

Comprehensive Plan  Amendment 

Sec. 14-2-200

 

 

R

D*

R*

 

M

Conditional Use Permit

Sec. 14-2-130

 

o

R

R*

D*

 

M

Conditional Use Permit Oil & Gas, Gravel Mining 

Sec. 14-2-130

þ

o

R

R*

D*

 

M

Height Modification

Sec. 14-2-160

 

o

R

R*

D*

 

M

Master Plan

Sec. 14-2-40

þ

o

R

R*

D*

 

M

Non-Regulated Land Transfer 

Sec. 14-2-50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rezoning

Sec. 14-2-70

þ

o

R

R*

D*

 

S

Sign Permit 

Sec. 14-2-170

 

 

D

 

 

A*

 

Site Plan – Major 

Sec. 14-2-90

 

o

D

 

A*

 

 

Site Plan – Minor 

Sec. 14-2-90

 

o

D

 

A*

 

 

Subdivision, Major – 

Final 

Sec. 14-2-60

 

o

R

R*

D*

 

M

Subdivision, Major - Preliminary 

Sec. 14-2-60

 

o

R

D*

A*

 

M

Subdivision – Minor 

Sec. 14-2-60

 

o

D

 

A*

 

 

Substantial Change Hearing

Sec. 14-2-20

 

o

R

R*

D*

 

M

Telecommunications

Sec. 14-2-110

 

o

D1

 

 

A*

 

Vacation of ROW or Town Easement

Sec. 14-2-120

 

 

R

 

D*

 

M

Variance

Sec. 14-2-150

 

o

R

 

 

D*

S

Variance, Minor 

Sec. 14-2-140

 

o

D

 

 

A*

 

Vested Property Rights

Sec. 14-2-210

 

 

R

 

 

D*

M

1 Director may refer to PC/TB per Sec. 16-5-40(j) to be reviewed as a Conditional Use Permit

þ = Required

o= May be required by Director 

PC = Planning Commission

TB =Town Board

BoA = Board of Adjustment

R = Recommendation

D= Decision Maker 

* = Public hearing required

A = Appeal of Decision

S = Super Majority Vote Required (Ordinances require majority on 1st reading, super majority on 2nd reading) 

M = Majority Vote Required 











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8. Can I subdivide my property? What is the subdivision process?
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