At Denver Community Planning and Development, they envision, enable and ensure a better Denver. Planning Services staff work with Denver’s communities to prepare plans — as well as regulations for land use and design — that guide the city’s growth, enhancement and preservation. Development Services staff review plans and issue permits for development projects big and small — from do-it-yourself home improvements to large commercial developments. They green light projects while ensuring compliance with building, fire and zoning codes. Development Services staff inspect projects for compliance with the building code and zoning code. Their work helps to ensure life-safety and quality-of-life standards, now and in the future.