June 1, 2016
Possible amendments to floodplain regulations in Land Use Code to be discussed
Discussion to take place at Boulder County Planning Commission's regular meeting
Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Planning Commission
will hold a public meeting to discuss possible amendments to floodplain
regulations in the Boulder County Land Use Code.
Planning Commissioner Meeting
Wednesday, June 15 at 1:30 p.m.
Commissioners’ Hearing Room, 3rd Floor, 1325 Pearl St., Boulder
The purpose of the proposed amendments
would be to:
- Create a transparent public process
to make possible the incorporation of best available data for regulatory use in
anticipation of future FEMA floodplain remapping;
- Revise language in the floodplain
regulations regarding non-conforming structures and uses to be consistent with
the rest of the Code;
- Revise language regarding appeals
and variances to decisions made under the floodplain regulations to be
consistent with the rest of the Code; and
- Update related provisions in the
Code in order to best protect the health, safety, and welfare of Boulder County
residents in the event of future flood events.
No changes to the current floodplain
maps which define the floodplain overlay district will occur as part of this
Further details about this meeting can be found online.