Landscaping & Construction


A permit from the Town of Monument Development Services is required prior to any landscaping. Applications for landscaping permits can be obtained on the Engineering Forms & Permits page or at Town Hall.
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Common Landscaping & Construction Codes

During landscaping and construction it is important to remember:
  • All individual single-family residential lots must be landscaped pursuant to the requirements of Section 17-52-040 of Monument Municipal Code.
  • Fences shall be maintained by the property owner, including periodic staining and painting as necessary to keep the fence in good condition.
  • Front yards should be landscaped within six months, and side and rear yards should be landscaped within twelve months from the issuance of a certificate of occupancy.
  • Landscaping materials (rock, dirt, mulch, sand, gravel, sod, etc.) cannot be placed in streets or upon sidewalks for any period of time or for any reason.


The hours of operation for construction are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays. Construction is not allowed on Sunday or National Holidays.
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The Town may require construction operations to cease during permitted Saturday hours if such construction operations are proven to exceed the maximum permissible noise levels as defined in Section 8.20.040, or if an excessive number of complaints are received by the Town.

All noise level restrictions included in Section 8.20.040 shall remain applicable for the hours of operation listed above.