Community Development Services Division (CDSD)
Building, Environmental Health and Planning Departments
The Teller County Building Department is responsible for regulating
to ensure that residential and commercial structures
applicable building codes.
Environmental Health Department
The Environmental Health Department is primarily responsible for
Individual Sewage Disposal Systems (ISDS) program
and the Consumer Food Service Protection program.
also involved in regulating air quality, water
quality, solid waste and various other environmental health
• Planning Department
The Planning Department is responsible for developing and administering land use plans
and regulations for the
purpose of directing growth in an orderly manner.
The Planning Department is assisted by two volunteer boards
that are appointed by the
Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) -
the Planning Commission and
Board of Adjustment.
The Mission of the Teller County Community Development Services Division (CDSD) is to develop and apply land use,
building, and environmental health regulations that safeguard the natural resources, fiscal integrity, and other
interests of Teller County. In administering these programs and assisting citizens, it is also the mission of CDSD
to provide timely and cost-effective services in a fair and consistent manner.
Duties of the Division:
CDSD is comprised of three departments: Building, Environmental Health and
Planning. The Customer Service Section provides assistance to the public and
support services to these departments. CDSD offices are located in Woodland
Park. A summary of the essential responsibilities of each department are listed