Exemptions from Landscape/Grading Permits:
You do not need to apply for a Landscape/Grading permit if ALL
of the following exemptions are met.
Not a Historic Property
Not removing any trees
Not working in the floodplain or stream margin
Not working in the Smuggler mountain superfund site
Not working in the 8040 greenline review area
Not hardscaping in the setbacks
Less than 200 square feet of work
Less than 100 square feet of total landscaping that does not include hardscape, or a change in grade or drainage pattern.
You can find additional information, applications, and supporting documents in our Resource Center.
Always consult with Engineering staff to verify whether your project is exempt from a landscape/grading permit or what other documents you may need to apply for a permit.
City of Aspen Engineering
City Hall Annex
517 E. Hopkins Ave.
Aspen, CO 81611
Office Hours: 8 - 4:30 (M-F)