Landscape Ordinance

Water Efficient Landscaping Standards adopted by Ordinance #16 since May 22nd, 2017

We are currently in our pilot phase. Please take our SURVEY and tell us about your experiences with the standards! 

Water sprinkler on lawn

General Information & Documents

City Process Documents

Properties within City limits must get document packet completion approval from Molly Somes prior to submitting documentation packet to the permit coordinator at the time of building permit submission. 

County Process Documents

Upload Your County Application Form & Plan Set

To Upload your Application Form and County Plan Set please use the Permit Submission Form.


City Parcels

Molly Somes, ASLA
Water Efficient Landscapes Plan Reviewer
City of Aspen Parks and Recreation Department
Phone: 970-920-5582

County Parcels

Rob Gregor MPA
Water Utility Permit Coordinator
City of Aspen Water Department
Phone: 970-429-1993

Certification Resources:

Irrigation Association Website:

Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado certification:

GreenCo BMP training website: