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File #: 18-130    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/21/2018 In control: Board of Trustees
On agenda: 3/27/2018 Final action:
Title: PUBLIC HEARING: An Ordinance Of The Town Of Erie, Colorado, Repealing The October 2017 Title 10 Unified Development Code; Adopting By Reference The April 2018 Title 10 Unified Development Code; Providing For The Effective Date Of This Ordinance; Setting Forth Details In Relation Thereto. First Reading.
Attachments: 1. A Title 10, Chapter 6, 2. B Ordinance __-2018, 3. C Planning Commission Resolution P18-05 & Draft Minutes
SUBJECT: PUBLIC HEARING: An Ordinance Of The Town Of Erie, Colorado, Repealing The October 2017 Title 10 Unified Development Code; Adopting By Reference The April 2018 Title 10 Unified Development Code; Providing For The Effective Date Of This Ordinance; Setting Forth Details In Relation Thereto. First Reading.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning & Development

PRESENTER: Todd Bjerkaas PLA, Director of Planning & Development
Chad Taylor, Environmental Planner

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: NA
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SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND OF SUBJECT MATTER:
Per Board of Trustees direction, Town staff is proposing an amendment to Title 10 of the Town of Erie Municipal Code. The proposed amendment will amend the minimum setback distances of residential lots, non-residential buildings, right-of-ways, parks and trails from existing oil and gas wells and above ground facilities.
A redline of the proposed amendments is attached hereto as Attachment A.

CODE AMENDMENT APPROVAL CRITERIA
The following are the approval criteria of Section 7.21.C.9, Amendments to the Text of the Code. The Board of Trustees must make findings that support the approval of, or the denial of, the proposed Code amendment based on these criteria.
1. The proposed amendment will promote the public health, safety, and general welfare;
2. The proposed amendment is consistent with the town's comprehensive plan and the stated purposes of title 10; and
3. The proposed amendment is necessary or desirable because of changing conditions, new planning concepts, or other social or economic conditions.
Public Notice:
The required public notice for the Title 10 Amendment is in compliance with Section 7.2.F of the Code and C.R.S. 31-16-203 (which requires two published notices when a Title of a Code is adopted by reference); with published notice in the Colorado Hometown Weekly on March 7, 2018 and March 14, 2018.
Mailed and posted notice is not required for amendments to Title 10.
Planning Commission Recommendation...

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