Office of Development Assistance
15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Suite 5200
Aurora, CO 80011
Vinessa Irvin, Manager
Nancy Bailey, Development Assistance Administrator
Mark Geyer, Project Manager
Gary Sandel, Project Manager
Jacob Cox, Project Manager
Thelma Gutierrez, Management Assistant
The Office of Development Assistance (ODA) is a division within the City Manager’s Office, and offers assistance explaining and facilitating the city’s development process.
ODA offers a pre-application meeting to introduce someone interested in proceeding with a development project on a specific site to the city of Aurora development process. The pre-application meeting is designed to help landowners,developers and their consultants understand the city of Aurora submittal requirements to obtain development approval and building permits.
Annexation is the process to incorporate land into the city limits. ODA coordinates the city review of annexation requests and negotiation of the annexation agreement between the landowner and the city of Aurora.
To begin the annexation process, contact ODA to schedule an appointment with a Project Manager.
Title 32 Metropolitan Districts
The city supports creation of Title 32 Metropolitan Districts (metro districts) by private developers in order to provide a mechanism to finance infrastructure costs for master planned developments.