Project Noticing Requirements
- Neighborhood Meeting Noticing
- Notice of Application
- Mineral & Ditch Owners
- Annexation Noticing
- Public Hearing Noticing
Neighborhood Meeting Noticing
For every development application, a neighborhood meeting is required.
Applicants are required to send mailed notices no later than 15 calendar days from the scheduled neighborhood meeting date.
Generating List of Mailer Recipients
The graph below shows buffer length based on project type. Please reach out to staff if you are unsure which project type your application falls under.
|Buffer from Subject Property
*Be sure to send staff the filled-out notice and list of recipients 15 calendar days prior to the neighborhood meeting to confirm all requirements are met. If staff does not receive these elements in time, the meeting may be delayed.
Notice of Application
The Notice of Application is required to be sent after the application submittal is deemed complete. This notice will be sent to the same recipients as the Neighborhood Meeting notice recipients.
On-Site Noticing (Sign Posting)
Land Use Code Section 4.5.7.a requires the applicant to provide posted notification on the subject property along each abutting street.
*Please contact a sign company of your choice as soon as possible so there is no delay in processing your request.
Please abide by the following instructions to complete the On-Site Noticing requirement:
- All-weather material must be used.
- Minimum size of sign is 2’ x 2’.
- QR Code must be 6” x 6”.
- A metal T-post must be used to post free standing signs.
Sign(s) for development applications shall have a yellow background, black print, and the verbiage shall read as follows:
Sign(s) for public hearing shall have a black background, white print, and the verbiage shall read as follows:
Mineral & Ditch Owners Notification Requirement
1) All Mineral and Ditch Interest Owners on record for the site(s) are required to be sent your first full submittal along with the Notice of Application.
2) The Mineral Rights Certification document is required for applications that require a public hearing.
-This excludes Annexation and PUD Zoning applications
1) The Mineral Rights Certification shall be submitted to the Town after the applicant mails the Notice of Public Hearing to all mineral owners no less than 30 days prior to the scheduled public hearing.
- Please coordinate scheduling public hearing dates with the Planning Department
All Annexation Applications are required to complete the Substantial Compliance meeting with the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees may, by the adoption of a resolution of intent to annex, set the annexation and zoning Public Hearings on a specific date, time and place, not less than 30 days nor more than 60 days from the effective date of the resolution.
Following the substantial compliance, Supplemental Public Hearing Notification is required for Annexation applications once deemed ‘approved’ by administrative staff.
Please review the Town's public review and notice requirements for annexation.
Please abide by the following state statute requirements regarding Annexation noticing:
- Public hearing notices must be mailed out at least 25 days prior to the scheduled meeting.
- Fill out the “Supplemental Public Hearing Notice” Please have the Planning Department check the notice for sufficiency prior to mailing.
- A copy of the notice, together with a copy of the adopted resolution of intent to annex and the petition as filed shall be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the County Board of County Commissioners, the County Attorney and any special districts or school districts having territory within the area to be annexed. The certified mailers shall be sent at least 25 days prior to the public hearing date.
- Please be aware that failure to mail these documents to the necessary parties through certified mail will result in significant delays to application processing.
Please ensure the return address reads as follows:
Notice of Public Hearing
“Insert your project name”
Town of Frederick Planning Department
401 Locust St
PO Box 435
For certain application types, a public hearing with the Town's Planning Commision and the Town's Board of Trustees is required. Planning Commission public hearings are held Thursday evenings. Board of Trustees public hearings are held Tuesday evenings. Noticing for public hearings must be sent to all property owners within the project's established buffer at least 15 days prior to the hearing date.