​Active Development

Development Proposals Under Review

The City of Thornton has initiated a pilot program to identify development projects that are in the review process. Development projects requiring a City Council public hearing are posted with a sign. The posting sign is intended to generally notify interested parties of a prospective development, with phone and website contact information.

Active Development GIS Application

Development projects in the review process are identified on a web-based application/map. The web application/map will provide a summary of each project along with an opportunity to provide input to staff regarding the project.

Public Notices

Projects that have been noticed for a City Council public hearing are listed on the City of Thornton’s Public Notices page (link above).

Planning Commission (PC)

The Planning Commission is responsible for holding public hearings to receive testimony on applications for Development Permits and Variances to Chapter 18 of the City Code.

FAQs About Quasi-judicial City Council Proceedings

Some city council decisions are characterized as "quasi-judicial" and require certain rules and procedures to protect the constitutional rights of those involved. These frequently asked questions and responses to those questions provide a general and brief explanation of those procedures.