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Right of Way Survey

The Survey Section of Right of Way Services furnishes Land Survey expertise to the City & County of Denver as well as review of private and city development projects.


Addressing and Land Use

Requirements on obtaining address assignment cards and the address request form:

Addressing permits are now available to apply and pay online.

Log in to Accela Citizen Access

Register for an account, add your contractor's license, check permit status and pay fees online. Report any issues to

Addressing Accuracy

The City and County of Denver is beginning to use directional designations when referring to addresses in the north and east sides of the city and is encouraging residents and property owners to do the same. See more at

Easement Relinquishment (PDF) — for the process of relieving a parcel of land of a specific easement

Street and Alley Vacations - to be taken from this public system and returned to a private property status.

Public Works Policy Statement (PDF - 2006)

More information about vacating the right of way


Survey Guidelines and Requirements

All descriptions of land submitted to the City of Denver shall be referred to the office of the City Surveyor for review. The City Surveyor shall review the description for conformance to City more

As required by Article 50 of the State of Colorado Revised more

Some or all of the items listed may be required for a Planned Development submittal....... read more  

Range Points are the survey monumentation used to permanently establish & preserve the public rights-of-way in the City and County of Denver........ read more

A survey of the monumentation of City Right-of-Way shall be undertaken as a part of the design phase of all capital improvement projects. This work consists of a diligent search for and recovery of survey control monuments from which the right of way or any land boundary can be calculated, described, or monumented, lying within the area of project influence..... read more

Contact Us

DOTI Right of Way Services Survey
201 W. Colfax Ave., Dept. 507
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 720-865-3100
Fax: 720-865-3280

To contact one of our survey staff, see our staff directory.