This resource page includes information and educational opportunities for HOA residents, board members and property managers in the Town of Parker.
HOA Summit Meetings (Biannual)
The Town of Parker hosts two HOA Summit Meetings per year that provide HOA board members and property managers with an opportunity to meet and engage with other Parker HOA representatives, Town elected officials and staff about issues and concerns pertinent to HOA groups.
Spring/Summer HOA Summit
- Tuesday, April 11, 2023
- 6 p.m.
- PACE Center
- Key Topics: Code Enforcement, Landscaping, Block Parties
Fall/Winter HOA Summit
- Date/Location TBD
- Key Topics: Snow Plowing, Snow Routes
Help Us Keep Our HOA Contact List Updated
We need your help with keeping the Town of Parker's HOA representative contact list up-to-date! This list is frequently utilized by the Town to communicate information important to HOAs and their neighborhood’s residents. Information distributed by the Town may include: surveys, updates regarding safety, information about town development and roadway projects impacting neighborhoods/nearby areas, and partnership opportunities with Town staff and the Elected Officials.
- Where can I obtain information about building, planning and zoning in Town?
You may visit the Town of Parker website at www.ParkerOnline.org/CommunityDevelopment, call the Community Development Department at 303.841.1970 (Building) or 303.841.2332 (Planning), or visit the Community Development Department in person on the first floor of Town Hall.
- My HOA says I need to provide a plan showing proposed improvements to my property. Where do I obtain a plot plan for this?
You may obtain a copy of the approved plot plan for your residential property from the Community Development Department. Please call 303.841.2332 for more information.
- Do I need a Town approval or permit for my home improvement project?
Most home improvement projects require a Town approval, permit or both so you should consult with the Community Development Department. This is especially the case for interior home improvements like bathroom and kitchen upgrades, finished basements and additions. It also applies to improvement projects that require new or revised electric, plumbing and structural work. For more information, visit www.ParkerOnline.org/Building.
- Do I need a Town approval or permit for a new deck, roofed patio, hot tub or pool?
Yes. For information, please contact the Building Division of the Community Development Department at 303.841.1970 or visit www.ParkerOnline.org/Building.
- Do I need a Town approval or permit for adding/altering a fence, changing landscaping, removing trees, altering the tree lawn or installing new xeric landscaping?
Maybe, depending upon the types of alterations and/or improvements that are proposed. You should consult with the Community Development Department about whether Town approval or a permit is required. Please call 303.841.2332 or visit www.ParkerOnline.org/CommunityDevelopment for more information.
- How do I learn about the Town process for home improvement projects and what is required for approval?
You may attend an in-person Homeowner Building Class at Town Hall, held quarterly, or schedule a meeting with Building Division staff at 303.841.1970.
- I need a permit and assume my property is located the Town of Parker because of my Zip Code but would like to check. How do I verify this?
The U.S. Postal Service Zip Codes for the Town of Parker is large in terms of land area and includes property in the Town, unincorporated Douglas County and unincorporated Elbert County. You may check whether your property is located in the Town of Parker by using the Property Search tool on the Douglas County Assessor website at www.douglas.co.us/assessor, contacting the Town of Parker at 303.841.0353.
- I would like to attend a Planning Commission meeting. When are they held?
Planning Commission meetings are held the second (2nd) and fourth (4th) Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers at Town Hall. The meetings are open to the public. For more information, visit www.ParkerOnline.org/PlanningCommission.
- How can I learn more about active development applications and projects in Town?
You may obtain this information through the Town of Parker's online Active Development Tour Map at www.ParkerOnline.org/Development.
- Where can I learn more about parks and open space construction projects in Parker?
You can find more information about major Parks, Recreation and Open Space capital projects on the Parker Parks and Recreation Capital Projects webpage.
- Who do I call to report an abandoned or inoperable vehicle in my neighborhood?
Abandoned and inoperable vehicles can be reported to the Community Services Division of the Parker Police Department at 303.841.9800 or via email.
- Who do I contact in the the event of a barking dog or a dog at large in my neighborhood?
For information about dealing with a barking dog in your neighborhood, view our Animal Services resource webpage on this issue. For other issues related to dogs or other animals, please contact the Community Services Division of the Parker Police Department at 303.841.9800 or via email.
- Where do I report a concern (non-emergency) to the Police Department?
To report a non-emergency concern to the Parker Police Department, fill out our online form or call the Department's non-emergency phone number at 303.841.9800.
- Who is responsible for snow removal on a particular sidewalk?
It is the homeowner’s responsibility to remove snow and ice from all sidewalks adjacent to their property within 48 hours of the end of any snow, sleet or freezing rain. Failure to do so in the specified time frame is a violation of the Town’s Municipal Code and can result in a fine to the homeowner. For more information, refer to section 10.01.020 of the Parker Municipal Code or contact the Community Services Division of the Parker Police Department at 303.841.9800 or via email.
For property that is not adjacent to a private home or businesses and has not been cleared of snow, the responsibility for sidewalks likely lies with the HOA or Metro District, as the Town's snow removal practices and locations are well established. To find out more about a particular stretch of sidewalk, please call the Town Hall Customer Service Division at 303.841.0353.
- Who is responsible for landscaping in a particular common area?
The responsibility for landscaping and maintenance of common areas almost likely lies with an HOA or Metro District, as the Town's responsibilities are generally well established but not readily accessible. To find out more details about a specific piece of property, please call the Town Hall Customer Service Division at 303.841.0353.
- Who is responsible for mowing of property with native grass behind my home?
The responsibility can lie with be both the Town or an HOA/Metro District, depending on location. Sometimes, the jurisdictions are adjacent. To find out more details about a specific piece of property, please call the Town Hall Customer Service Division at 303.841.0353.
- Who is responsible for maintenance of a particular median?
The responsibility for the maintenance of roadway medians can lie with either the Town or an HOA/Metro District depending on location. To find out more details about a specific median, please call the Town Hall Customer Service Division at 303.841.0353.
- Who is responsible for maintenance of a particular dog waste bag station, bench or trash can?
The responsibility for the maintenance of these amenities are almost always lie with an HOA/Metro District.
- Who is responsible for maintenance of trees in the right-of-way in my neighborhood?
The responsibility in these instances lie either with an HOA/Metro Distirct or, in some circumstances, the homeowner.
- Who is responsible for maintenance of a specific playground?
The Town of Parker has an online listing of the public parks with playgrounds that it maintains. All others are maintained by an HOA.
- My neighbor is not maintaining their property and I would like to make a complaint. Where do I direct my complaint?
You should contact your HOA for property maintenance issues unless you live in a neighborhood without an HOA. If your neighborhood does not have an HOA, you may contact the Police Department Community Services Division at 303.841.9800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- What control do HOAs have over the use of public rights-of-way?
In 2022, House Bill 22-1139 was passed in the Colorado state legislature forbidding any HOA from prohibiting the use of a public right-of-way that is in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Thus, an HOA may not impose such restrictions on the use of public rights-of-way, through any declaration, bylaws or other rules or regulations. For more information. For more information, visit the Colorado General Assembly website.
- How do I acquire a right-of-way permit?
Applications for a right-of-way permit should be submitted through the Town of Parker Engineering and Public Works Department. For more information, visit our Right-of-Way Permits webpage or call 303.840.9546.
- What are the Town’s snow plowing priorities?
- When do snow operations begin?
- Does the Town use salt or sand to assist with snow operations?
- Will the Town plow residential streets and cul-de-sacs?
- How is the amount of snowfall calculated to determine if residential streets are plowed?
- Why do the Town’s plows only make one pass down residential streets instead of plowing curb to curb?
- Can snow plows push snow to the side of neighborhood streets that will get more sun?
- When my street was plowed, it created a snow bank on my sidewalk and/or driveway. Will the Town come remove the snow?
- Who is supposed to shovel around the fire hydrants?
- Who is responsible for shoveling around the group mailboxes?
- What can I do to be prepared for a snow storm?
- Why are bridges icier than streets?
- Will the Town send a plow to respond to emergency situations?