Planner - Lisa Adair

Planning staff evaluates land-use proposals for conformance with the regulations and CMP goals and policies. The division also handles addressing for the County, provides zoning compliance, issues sign permits, and provides site development administration for nonresidential construction. In addition, administrative support is provided to the Planning Commission and the Board of Adjustment. 

Applications and Forms

Land Use Permit Application

County Driveway Permit Application

County Permit Improvement Application

Road & Hwy Property Relationship Declaration

Request for Plat Extension


Reference &, Resources

The Town of Silverton/San Juan County Master Plan (CMP) is the guiding document that all future development is held to.

The San Juan County Board of Commissioners approved changes to the Land Use Code and Regulations on March 8, 2017.


Economic Development
San Juan County is uniquely situated with stunning landscapes, world-class schools and is still a place where one person can make a difference. In addition, the quality of life is enhanced by diverse housing options and proximity to some of the best recreation amenities in the world.

Planning Commission
This seven-member board reviews and recommends to the Board of County Commissioners on Land Development, Code Amendments, Subdivisions, Planned Unit Developments, Conditional Use Permits, and Rezones.

Historic Preservation
Through thoughtful planning, Silverton and San Juan County work to preserve and protect structures and sites which reflect the area\'s architectural, industrial and historical value, while promoting the use of these outstanding structures and sites for education, stimulation, and welfare of the citizens of San Juan County. The members of the Planning Commission also serve as the Historic Review Committee.

Lisa Adair, Planning Director
Town of Silverton and San Juan County
1360 Greene St
PO Box 250, Silverton, CO 81433
970-387-5522 Ext 7