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Town Board Public Hearings and Legal Notices


March 18, 2024
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these meetings is to receive public comment on a request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to allow a temporary office trailer to be located in the Heavy Industrial (HI) zone district. The subject property is located at 31880 Great Western Drive, also known as Block 1, Lot 2, Great Western Industrial Park Subdivision 10th filing, within the Town of Windsor, Colorado.

March 18, 2024
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comment to consider an ordinance amending Windsor Municipal Code Chapter 14 concerning land use: Article II. – Comprehensive Plan Procedures; for the Town of Windsor, Colorado.

March 18, 2024
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comment to consider an ordinance amending Chapter 16 of the Windsor Municipal Code concerning land use: Section 16-3-60. - Short-term Rentals (STRs), in the Town of Windsor. 

January 22, 2024
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is for the consideration of an ordinance amending Windsor Municipal Code Chapters 14, 15, and 16 concerning land use: Sections 14-2-40. – Master Plans; 15-5-10. – Vehicular Access; 16-1-20. – Application of individual lot regulations; and Chapter 16 – Zone Districts, in the Town of Windsor, Colorado.

January 22, 2024
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comment on a request for a master plan amendment application for the South Hill Annexation Master Plan. The subject property is located along and east of 7th Street, north of the roundabout intersection of Crossroads Blvd and 7th Street, in the Town of Windsor. 

January 8, 2024
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF)  The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comments on an ordinance vacating a Town of Windsor drainage and utility easement, located on a parcel of land located in the West Half of Section 4, Township 5 North, Range 67 West of the Sixth Principal Meridian, County of Weld, Colorado; recorded on May 3, 2006, Reception No. 3384510. The purpose of the vacation of easement is due to the relocation of easement. The parcel is generally located east of Weld County Road 17, and 1/3 to 1/4 mile south of Crossroads Boulevard. in the Town of Windsor.

November 13, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF)  The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comments on a proposed Final Major Subdivision containing 79 acres known as Trevenna Subdivision in the Single Family Residential-Two (SF-2) zone district.  The subject property is located northeast of North 15th Street (Weld County Road 15) and Jacoby Road (Weld County Road 68.5), in the Town of Windsor.

October 23, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comment to consider a time extension proposal on a Conditional Use Permit allowing a temporary use not specifically included as a use-by-right in any zone district (shipping container storage yard and building) to be located in the Heavy Industrial (HI) zone district. The property is location is 30619 Weld County Road 23, also known as Great Western Industrial Park Subdivision 7th Filing, Lot 5, in the Town of Windsor.

October 23, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comment to consider an ordinance amending Windsor Municipal Code Section 15-14-50 and Section 15-14-70 concerning Flood Damage Prevention and related definitions, adoption of a flood insurance study, and adoption of new flood insurance rate mapping in the Town of Windsor, Colorado.

September 25, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comment on the Smith Farm Annexation, totaling approximately 133.87 acres, to the Town of Windsor; zoning to the Residential Mixed Use One (RMU-1) zoning district; and the Smith Master Plan. The subject property is located southeast of the intersection of Weld County Road 13 (Colorado Blvd) and Crossroads Blvd, and is an area of land being a part of the North Half of the Section 6, Township Five North (T.5N), Range Sixty-seven West (R.67W) of the Sixth Principal Meridian (6th P.M.), County of Weld, State of Colorado.

September 25, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comment regarding a proposed ordinance amending the Town of Windsor Municipal Code Section 16-1-170(c) concerning PUD (Planned Unit Development) Restrictions and General Requirements. The amendment under considering would allow consideration of a PUD zoning overlay for an area of land consisting of less than 40 acres. The current code section requires 40 acres of land for consideration of a PUD zoning overlay district. The proposed amendment modifies the acreage limitation only.

September 11, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comments on a proposed Rezone from the General Commercial (GC) zone district to the Planned Unit Development (PUD) zone district. The project is located on Lots 5, 6 and 7 of Water Valley 13th Filing. It is bordered on its eastern edge by State Highway 257 and is located southeast of the intersection of Eastman Park Drive and Water Valley Parkway, in the Town of Windsor. 

September 11, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comments on a request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to allow for a temporary modular classroom (Timberline Church) in the RMU-1 (Residential Mixed Use-One) zone district. The site is addressed 360 Crossroads Boulevard, Windsor (Water Valley South Subdivision 6th Filing, Lot 2).

August 14, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comment on the Haas Annexation, totaling approximately 15.85 acres, to the Town of Windsor; zoning to the Residential Mixed Use One (RMU-1) zoning district; and the Haas Master Plan.  The subject property is located southwest of the intersection of Weld County Road 68.5 (Jacoby Road) and 17th Street, County of Weld, State of Colorado.

July 10, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF)  The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comments on a request for a master plan amendment application for approximately 138 acres.  The subject property is located north of and adjacent to the Windsor Public Services campus, west of North 15th Street/County Road 15, in the Town of Windsor.

July 10, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF)  The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comments on a proposed Final Major Subdivision containing 18.766 acres in the Poudre Heights Subdivision 5th Filing, zoned Residential Mixed Use One (RMU-1). The project site is located to the north and west of the intersection of Riverplace Drive and 7th Street, north of Poudre Heights Park and east of the Eaton Ditch, in the Town of Windsor.

June 12, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these meetings is to receive public comment on a request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to allow gravel surface mining operations for approximately 150 acres on the Great Western Industrial Park 7th Annexation property within the Heavy Industrial (HI) zone district.  The subject property is located at 31482 County Road 23, east of Weld County Road 23 and north of the Cache la Poudre River, within the Town of Windsor.

June 12, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these meetings is to receive public comment on a property known as the Great Western Industrial Park 7th Annexation regarding a Master Plan application for approximately 348 acres within the Heavy Industrial (HI) zone district.  The subject property is located south of Eastman Park Drive/WCR 64 ¾, east of WCR 23 and north of the Cache la Poudre River, within the Town of Windsor.

June 12, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these meetings is to receive public comment on requests for: (1) a Wireless Telecommunications Facility (tower) and (2) a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to allow for a telecommunications tower to exceed the Town Municipal Code allowable telecommunications tower height of 50 feet, in the General Commercial (GC) zone district. The subject property is located at 301 17th Street, within the Jacoby Farm Subdivision 5th filing, Tract A, in the Town of Windsor.

June 8, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF). Pursuant to the liquor laws of the State of Colorado, LL Holdings of Colorado, LLC. DBA LL Holdings of Colorado LLC, 801 Diamond Valley Drive, Windsor, CO 80550 has requested the Licensing Authority of the Town of Windsor to grant a motion to amend it’s principal licensed premises for the Resort Complex License (City); 801 Diamond Valley Drive, Windsor, CO 80550. The application will go before the Windsor Liquor License Authority for consideration on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. Town Hall 301 Walnut St. Windsor, CO 80550. Petitions or remonstrations may be filed by forwarding them to the Windsor Town Clerk, 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550.

May 22, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these meetings is to receive public comment on a request for a Conditional Use Grant (CUG) to allow for the development of a new public administrative office (Windsor Police Facility) in the ROL (Recreation Open Lands) zone district. The subject property is located at 34429A County Road 15, in the Town of Windsor.

May 22, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these meetings is to receive public comment on a request for a Conditional Use Grant (CUG) to allow an amendment to an existing Conditional Use Grant (CUG) to allow for a communications tower (40 foot in height) for an existing oil and gas pad known as the Raindance Pad, in the Residential Mixed Use (RMU) zone district. The subject property is located at 1510 New Liberty Road, approximately one-half mile north of New Liberty Road, approximately three-quarters of a mile west of 7th Street, in the Town of Windsor.

April 24, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comment on a final major subdivision proposal totaling approximately 8.5 acres known as Windshire Park Subdivision 6th filing in the Residential Mixed Use-One (RMU-1) zone district.  The subject property is located south of Guardian Drive, west of 15th Street and north of Windshire Drive, in the Town of Windsor.

April 24, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these meetings is to receive public comment on a request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to allow for the development of a new telecommunications tower, in the General Commercial (GC) zone district.  The subject property is located at 301 17th Street, within the Jacoby Farm Subdivision 5th filing, Tract A, in the Town of Windsor.

Town Board Ordinances

Ordinance 2024-1695 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance amending Windsor Municipal Code section 6-1-50 concerning classifications of liquor licenses within the town and setting related fees
Second Reading: Monday February 26, 2024 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2024-1694 View Ordinance (PDF) 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PORTIONS OF CHAPTER 14, ARTICLE II, CHAPTER 15, ARTICLE V AND CHAPTER 16, ARTICLE I OF THE WINDSOR MUNICIPAL CODE CONCERNING LAND USE APPLICATIONS AND PROCEDURES. 

WHEREAS, the Town of Windsor (“Town”) is a home rule municipality with all powers conferred under Colorado law; and

 

WHEREAS, the Town has deemed it to be in the best interests of the health, safety, and welfare of the residents of Windsor to keep the content of the Windsor Municipal Code (“Code”) current by making certain corrections and amendments from time to time; and

 

WHEREAS, the Town created and adopted the Windsor Land Use Code consisting of Chapters 14, 15, 16 and 17 of the Windsor Municipal Code on January 14, 2020, by Ordinance No. 2020-1620; and

 

WHEREAS, since adoption, the Town has become aware there were certain items omitted, and other items needed clarification; and

 

WHEREAS, the Town intends that all previously enacted and adopted provisions pertaining to the Windsor Land Use Code shall remain intact as adopted unless expressly amended herein; and

 

WHEREAS, this amendment serves to promote the public health, safety, and welfare of the Town.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF WINDSOR, COLORADO, AS FOLLOWS:

                                                               

Section 1.   Code § 14-2-40(b) adds paragraph (7) regarding Master Plan reviews, is hereby amended and shall read as follows:

 

Sec. 14-2-40. Master Plans.

 

  1. Applicability. A Master Plan shall be required in the following situations: 

 

  1. Concurrently with an Annexation Application if the Town determines the Master Plan is necessary to evaluate potential impacts of a proposed Annexation. 

 

  1. Prior to or concurrent with the subdivision of any parcel of land unless the Director determines it unnecessary due to existing infrastructure already being in place. 

 

  1. Prior to or concurrent with a rezoning application of any parcel of land unless the Director approves submittal of a Site Plan in-lieu of a Master Plan or if the site is already fully developed and the Master Plan serves no further purpose regarding future development of the property. 

 

(4)        Any area where the Director determines that the coordination of future roads, utilities, parks, or other public investments requires more specific plans than currently available.

 

(5)        Any area where the Director determines that the scale of future development, presence of multiple owners with anticipated development plans, or impact on adjacent properties from potential development requires further planning and coordination.

 

  1.  Review Criteria. A Master Plan shall be reviewed according to the following criteria: 

 

  1. The proposal complies with the Comprehensive Plan's goals and objectives, this Code, and all other applicable adopted plans or policies. 

 

  1. The proposed development does not result in undue or unnecessary burdens on the existing public infrastructure and public improvements, or that arrangements are made to mitigate such impacts. 

 

  1. Density is consistent with the subject zone district, Comprehensive Plan Land Use Plan, and the applicable the utility capacity studies. 

 

  1. Transportation improvements are consistent with the following: Roadway Improvement Plan, Subdivision Street Standards in Chapter 17, Design Criteria and Construction Specifications, Transportation Master Plan, Trails Plan, and Complete Streets Guide. 

 

  1. Provision of utilities to serve the development shall be in accordance with Design Criteria and Construction Specifications and any other utility provider requirements. 

 

  1. The proposal shall demonstrate compatibility with adjacent uses. Compatibility may be achieved through a number of methods, including but not limited to: building placement and orientation, transitions in density or height, screening, and/or landscape buffers. 

 

  1. Review of the proposal shall include the following:   

 

            (a) Traffic study, if warranted. 

 

            (b) Soils description and limitation. 

 

            (c) Preliminary utility plan.

 

            (d) Preliminary drainage plan.

 

(e) Affidavit concerning the amount and historical use of all water rights owned within the last three (3) years.

 

(f) Statement of community need for proposed annexation and/or zoning.

 

(g) Statement from the school district regarding the impact of the proposal. 

 

(h) Other information necessary to demonstrate criteria have been met, which may include, but is not limited to: a floodplain study, environmental study, etc.  

 

  1. Effect of Decision. All future development shall be reviewed for conformance with the Master Plan. Approval of the Master Plan does not establish any vested development rights or any other approvals required prior to development. 

 

  1. Recording. Once approved and all conditions are satisfied, the approved Master Plan shall be recorded by the Town, in the office of the applicable county clerk and recorder.

 

Section 2.  Code § 14-2-60(a)(1)(d) concerning Subdivisions, is hereby amended by correcting a spelling error, and shall read as follows:

Sec. 14-2-60. - Subdivision.

  1. Applicability. Subdivision plat applications are required to establish or alter the legal boundaries of a property and to account for public facilities and services.

 

  1. Minor Subdivision. The following situations are specifically eligible for a minor subdivision process:

 

a.         Lot line adjustment — the alteration of legal boundaries without creating any new lots provided the subject lots are either within the same subdivision or contiguous to one (1) another;

 

b.         Lot merger — the consolidation of previously platted lots provided;

 

c.         For subdivision of five (5) or fewer lots provided the property was not the subject of a minor subdivision plat approval within the previous one (1) year, unless such minor subdivision plat approval was done in accordance with subsection (a), (b), or (d); and

 

d.         Plating Platting of commercial or industrial building lots being concurrently site planned.

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Section 3.        Code § 15-5-10 concerning Vehicular Access Requirements is hereby amended and shall read as follows:

 

Sec. 15-5-10. Vehicular access requirements.

(a)  Purpose.   The vehicular access requirements are intended to provide safe connectivity for the community, with the intent of providing direct access for pedestrians from right-of-way to building entrances.   Furthermore, it is the intent to enhance the streetscape and promote an aesthetically pleasing and safe walkable environment for the benefit of the community.

(a)(b) Vehicular Access types required for specified zones and building types in this Code shall be provided in accordance with Table 15-5-10(a)(b), which are supplemental to the Design Criteria and Construction Specifications and Fire District standards. 

Table-15-5-10(a)(b): Vehicle Access Standards 

Standard Access 

 

Parking Location and Orientation: 

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Garage faces and is accessed from adjacent street. 

Maximum driveway width (within front setback): 
 50% of lot frontage except for lots on cul-de-sacs. 

Driveway Length: 
 20' minimum between garage and sidewalk. 

Vehicle Use Area Setback 
 5' minimum setback between driveway and side property line within the front setback of the lot. Lots fronting cul-de-sacs are exempt from this requirement. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Limited Access, as per zone district

 

Parking Location and Orientation: 

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A.1 

Garages shall either be: 
 Setback at least 5' from the front of the house; 

A.2 

Setback at least 5' from the front of a front porch. The front porch shall have no dimension less than 5' and total square footage of at least 50 square feet; 

A.3 

Generally perpendicular to the street. 

Maximum driveway width (within front setback): 18' 

Driveway Length: 
 20' minimum between garage and sidewalk. 

Vehicle Use Area Setback: 
 5' minimum setback between driveway and side property line within the front setback of the lot. 
 

 

Rear Access 

 

Parking Location and Orientation: 

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Garage facing and accessed from adjacent rear alley or private drive. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driveway Length: 

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B.1 

0' permitted for dwellings accessed from a private drive with a minimum width of 24' (additional width for Fire District access may be required). 

B.2 

In all other instances, driveways shall either be between 5' and 8' in length or a minimum of 20' in length. 

 

Vehicle Use Area Setback 

C.1 

5' minimum setback between driveway and side property line abutting perimeter of overall development. 

C.2 

0' minimum between driveways for attached units/buildings. 

Maximum private drive width (within front setback): 
 28' (additional width may be allowed to accommodate turn lanes or emergency apparatus) 

Other Requirements 
 1. All dwelling units shall front onto either a street or common green space. 
 2. Rear Access shall only be used when adjacent to on-street parking or when visitor parking is otherwise provided. 
3. Sidewalks are not required along Rear Access private drives, but sidewalks are required to all units. 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Auto Court 

 

Parking Location and Orientation: 

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Garages and/or surface parking are accessed from private Auto Court and oriented to minimize their visibility from the street. 

Auto Court Width: 
 20' min (additional width may be required by Fire District) 
 28' maximum within front setback 

Auto Court Length 
 150' Maximum 

 

Vehicle Use Area Setback 

D.1 

5' from adjacent properties not accessed from same Auto Court 

D.2 

No setback required between other properties accessed from same Auto Court 

Other Requirements 
 1. Dwelling units adjacent to the street shall have either: 
  a. A Front Entry Feature facing the street; 
  b. A Front Entry Feature facing the Auto Court or common green space/Green Court (need definition) which wraps around the street-side for a length of at least 8'; or 
  c. A Front Entry Feature facing the Auto Court or Green Court and at least two first floor windows facing the street 
 2. Snow storage area shall be provided and designated on plat 
 3. Auto Court shall be maintained by owner's association or metropolitan district. 
 4. Auto Court shall be located in a tract held in common and shall not be counted toward minimum lot size. 
 5. Side setback shall apply to lot line(s) abutting Auto Court. 
 6. Rear lot line may be designated as the lot line opposite the Auto Court rather than opposite the front entry. 
 7. Auto Court shall only be used when adjacent to on-street parking or when visitor parking is otherwise provided 
 8. Sidewalks are not required along Auto Court 
9. Parking shall not be allowed on Auto Courts unless additional width is provided, and approval granted by Town and Fire District 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Parking Lot 

Parking Location and Orientation: 
 Shall include buffering from street by landscaping and/or fencing in accordance with the landscape requirements of this Code. 

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Maximum Drive Width (within front setback): 
 28' generally 
 36' allowed for high volume driveways 

Minimum driveway side setback (within front setback): 
 5' minimum setback between driveway and side property line 
 

Dispersed Parking Lot 

 

Parking Location and Orientation: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A.1 

Parking areas and drive aisles shall be setback a minimum of 40’30' from public right-of-way. 

A.2 

To the greatest extent practicable, parking shall be located behind the principal building(s) or, in the case of multifamily uses, behind garages designed in accordance with this Code. 

A.3 

In situations where it is not practicable to locate all parking behind the principal building(s), parking may be allowed to the side or front of the principal building subject to the following: 
 1. No more than a single row of parking may be located between the principal building and right-of-way; and 
 2. A wall averaging 36" in height which compliments the building architecture and meeting sight distance requirements is provided for at least 50% of the length of the parking lot between the lot and the right-of-way. 

A.4 

In areas where the wall is not used, higher density landscaping shall be provided. As an alternative to providing a wall, a Type C Bufferyard may be provided. 
 On lots with multiple street frontages, the principal building(s) shall be oriented towards street intersections, when feasible, and between the street frontage and the parking area on at least one street frontage. Parking is permissible on all other street frontages, subject to requirements of section A.3 above. 

Maximum Private Drive Width (within front setback): 
 28' generally 
 36' allowed for high-volume driveways 

Vehicle Use Area Setback 
 In addition to requirements A.1 - A.4, a 5' minimum setback from adjacent property is required unless cross access is provided. 

 

(b)(c)   The Vehicular Access type General Parking is not permitted within Commercial Corridors. 

(d)   Contextual Parking Area and Drive Aisle Setbacks. In commercial and industrial zoning districts, the applicant has the option to use the existing parking area and/or drive aisle contextual setbacks when all the following conditions exist: 

  1. The location is adjacent to existing commercial and/or industrial development with legal non-conforming parking areas and/or drive aisle setbacks.
  2. More than fifty percent (50%) of the lots on the same block, on the same side of the street, are developed with the average setback on the same block. 
  3. Commercial/industrial lots shall be the only lots included in the average setback calculation. 
  4. The proposed parking area and/or drive aisle is not located within Commercial Corridors.  
  5. Vacant lots shall be considered as having the minimum required setback by the zoning district for purposes of calculating the mean average.

(d)(e)   Alternative Compliance. Upon request by the applicant, the decision maker may approve an alternative access type not shown in Table 15-5-10 (a)(b). When alternative compliance is approved, lot standards shall be based on the most applicable access type as determined by the decision maker. Driveway width is not eligible for alternative compliance. The following review criteria shall be used by the decision-maker to evaluate alternative compliance requests: 

  1. The proposed access minimizes conflicts between vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians, does not inhibit safe and convenient pedestrian and bicycle access, and provides connections equally well or better than a proposal that complies with the standards for which alternative compliance is requested.

 

  1. The proposed access minimizes the visibility of pavement, parking areas, and garages equally well or better than a proposal that complies with the standard for which alternative compliance is requested.

 

  1. The proposed access promotes health, safety, and welfare equally well or better than a proposal that complies with the standard for which alternative compliance is requested.

 

Section 4.        Code § 16-1-20 concerning individual lot regulations is hereby amended and shall read as follows:

 

Sec. 16-1-20. - Application of individual lot regulations. 

 

  1. Setbacks. No building or structure shall hereafter be erected, structurally altered, or relocated so that any portion thereof is closer to the setback line than the minimum setback distance specified herein by the regulations of the district in which it is located, except for the following:

 

  1. Signs shall be subject to the setback requirements set forth in the sign regulations section of the Code, and not the individual zone district setbacks.

 

  1. Multifamily, commercialor industrial use structures, where two (2) or more buildings on adjoining lots may be erected with common or directly adjoining walls, provided that the requirements of building codes relative to such construction are complied with and provided that, at both ends of such row-type buildings, the applicable side and rear setback requirements shall be complied with. in compliance with the applicable building codes. Both ends of such row-type buildings shall comply with applicable side and rear setback requirements. 

 

  1. The features listed in Table 16-1-20(a) may encroach into the required setbacks of the applicable zoning district, provided they do not extend into or over an easement, do not impede stormwater drainage, and comply with applicable building and fire codes.

 

 

Table 16-1-20(a) Setback Exceptions 

Accessibility ramps 

May encroach into any setback but shall be no closer than 2' to any property line. 

Accessory buildings, large (greater than 120 square feet in size or greater than 10' in height) 

May encroach into side or rear setbacks up to 5', provided they are not located closer than 5' from the property line. In no case shall less than 20' of clearance be provided between an accessory garage and public sidewalk. 

Accessory buildings, small (up to 120 square feet in size and up to 10' in height) 

May encroach into side or rear setbacks. 
 
 May encroach into a secondary front setback provided they are located behind a solid fence which is at least 5' in height. 

Decks 

May encroach into side or rear setbacks up to 10', provided they are not located closer than 5' from the property line. 

Fences or walls, including trash enclosures, and retaining walls less than 4' in height measured from top of wall to bottom of footer. 

May encroach into any setback subject to fence and wall standards. 

Flagpoles 

May encroach into any setback provided the flagpole is setback at least a distance equal to the height of the flagpole from property lines. Flagpoles and their related flags shall be setback sufficient distance to enable the flag to fly fully open without flying over the property of others. 

Mail boxes 

May encroach into front setbacks. 

Mechanical equipment, ground mounted 

May encroach up to five feet into side or rear setbacks provided no equipment or component of such equipment is located closer than two feet from any property line and the equipment is screened. 

Patios 

May encroach into any setback provided they are no more than 12 inches above grade and are not located closer than three feet from the property line. 

Stairs, at grade 

May encroach into any required setback up to six feet. 

Stairs, above or below grade 

May encroach into any required setback up to six feet provided they are not located closer than three five feet from the property line. 

Structural projections such as cantilevered bay windows, balconies, chimneys, eaves, or other non-foundational overhangs or projections 

May encroach into side setbacks up to 2'. 
 May encroach into front or rear setbacks up to 3' 

Swimming pools, hot tubs and/or spas 

May encroach into side and rear setbacks provided they are not located closer than three feet from the property line. 

Window Wells 

May encroach into any setback up to two feet. 

 

 

  1. Contextual Setbacks. The decision maker may approve contextual setbacks pursuant to the following criteria. In single-family residential zoning districts, the applicant has the option to use propose a building setback equal to the average of the existing front setbacks of buildings located on the same and facing block on the same side of the street as a proposed development pursuant to the following:

 

  1. Contextual setbacks can only be applied where more than fifty percent (50%) or more of the lots on the same block face, on the same side of the street, are developed with single-family residential dwellings.

 

  1. Lots with similar uses as the use proposed building Single-family residential dwellings shall be the only lots in included in the average setback calculation.

 

  1. Vacant lots shall be considered as having the minimum front setback as required by the zoning district for purposes of calculating the mean average.

 

  1. Reduced Setbacks in General Commercial. The decision maker may approve reduced side and rear setbacks in the General Commercial Zone District when the following criteria are met:
    1. A site plan shall be submitted concurrently with the request;

 

  1. The reduced setback shall be no less than ten (10) feet from all property lines;

 

  1. The reduced setback is not adjacent to a residential use or residential zoning;

 

  1. The height of the building within the reduced setback area is no more than a single story in height; and

 

  1. Required easements, landscaping, and utilities can be accommodated within the reduced setback area.

 

  1. Building Height. Building height is measured from the average finished grade at the center of all walls of the building to the highest point of the building. Features listed in Table 16-1-20(b) may extend beyond the height limitations of the applicable zoning district, so long as the features are designed to be consistent with surrounding height, scale, and context to the maximum extent practicable. These exceptions apply to all zoning districts unless otherwise stated. Modification of Building Height Regulations is governed by Code § 14-2-160.

 

 

 

Table 16-1-20(b): Height Exceptions 

Belfries, spires, steeples, cupolas, and domes associated with places of assembly 

May extend above the building roof provided they are not used for dwelling purposes. 

Chimneys, cooling towers, smokestacks, ventilators, or flues 

May extend up to ten (10') feet above the building roof provided that such features collectively cover no more than five percent of the horizontal surface area of the roof. 

Elevator bulkheads and stairway enclosures 

May extend up to ten (10') feet above the building roof provided that such features collectively cover no more than twenty (20) percent of the horizontal surface area of the roof 

Parapet walls 

May extend up to five feet above the building roof 

Public utility and emergency service facilities 

For purposes of specifying structure height and limitations, the term "structure" shall not apply to public utility or street lighting poles and appurtenances attached to them, and city-owned emergency communication facilities, including outdoor warning systems and radio and telecommunication structures necessary for the delivery of emergency services. 

Rooftop mechanical equipment 

May extend up to five (5') feet above the building roof provided the equipment complies with applicable screening requirements of this Code. 

Roof-mounted solar energy system 

On flat roofs, may extend up to five (5') feet above the building roof. 

Utility poles, support structures, water towers, and fire towers 

May extend up to ten (10') feet above the building roof provided that such features cover no more than five percent of the horizontal surface area of the roof. 

 

Section 5.        Code § 16-1-80(d) concerning the minimum size requirements for residential mixed use two districts is hereby amended and shall read as follows:

Sec. 16-1-80. Residential mixed use two (RMU-2) district.

(a)    Purpose. The purpose of the RMU-2 zone district is to establish and preserve compact, pedestrian-oriented neighborhoods with a variety of housing types and densities, commercial activity centers, and other public amenities or complementary uses as defined on an approved master plan. 

(b)    Lot Development Standards. Development within the RMU-2 zone district shall adhere to the standards contained in Table 16-1-80(b) and this Section. 


 

Table 16-1-80(b) RMU-2 Lot Development Standards 

Building Type 

Vehicular Access 

Lot Standards 

Minimum Setbacks 

Building Height 

 

 

Min. Size 
 (square feet) 

Min. Width 

Max. Lot Coverage 

Front 

Front Entry Feature 

Side

Rear 

Rear 
 Abutting Alley 

 

Single-Family Dwelling 

Standard 

6,000 

45' 

60% 

20' 

15' 

5' 

10' 

5' 

40' 

 

Limited 

4,000 

35' 

65% 

15' 

10' 

5' 

10' 

5' 

40' 

Rear or Auto Court 

2,500 

30' 

65% 

15' 

10' 

5' 

10' 

5' 

40' 

Standard Duplex 

Standard 

4,000

35'

65% 

20' 

15' 

5' 

10' 

5' 

40' 

 

Limited 

3,000

30'

70% 

15' 

10' 

5' 

10' 

5' 

40' 

Rear or Auto Court 

2,500

25'

70% 

15' 

10' 

5' 

10' 

5' 

40' 

Over-Under Duplex 

Standard 

7,000

55'

60% 

20' 

15' 

5' 

10' 

5' 

40' 

 

Limited 

5,000

50'

65% 

15' 

10' 

5' 

10' 

5' 

40' 

Rear or Auto Court 

4,000

45'

65% 

15' 

10' 

5' 

10' 

5' 

40' 

Townhouse 

Rear or Auto Court 

1,400

16' 

80%

15' 

10' 

5' 

10' 

5'

40' 

Multiplex 

Rear or Auto Court 

2,500

80' 

70% 

15' 

10' 

5' 

10' 

5' 

40' 

Multifamily Apartment 

Rear, Auto Court, or Dispersed Parking Lot 

1,400

100' 

80%

20' 

15' 

½ of building height 

½ of building height 

5' 

55' 

Commercial, Industrial, Mixed Use, or Institutional 

Dispersed Parking Lot 

5,000 

50' 

80% 

20 

n/a 

20' 

20' 

5' 

55' 

 No side setback required for attached units 
 Per Unit 
 Per Building 
 Refers to overall maximum development density on a per unit basis; however, there is no minimum lot size per individual unit 
 Refers to the overall site; no maximum lot coverage for individual lots or units 
 No rear setback is required if vehicular access is provided by abutting private drive, which is a minimum of 24' wide 














 


 

  1. Master Plan. In addition to the Master Plan requirements of Chapter 14, and prior to approval of any subdivision plat, an approved Master Plan shall depict the approximate location and acreage of all land uses, building types, streets and alleys, open and civic Spaces, and Neighborhood Center, if provided. 
  1. Building types and land uses shall only be allowed in accordance with an approved Master Plan. 
  2. The Master Plan shall be recorded with the county clerk and recorder. 

 

(d)   Minimum Size. No lot or group of lots less than forty (40) acres in size shall be eligible for RMU-2 zoning. The Community Development Director or their designee shall have the power to adjust this requirement to a lesser acreage, so long as the proposal is consistent with the criteria outlined in the purpose statement in subsection (a) above. 

 

(e)     Minimum Commercial Acreage. 

(1)   Developments shall designate on an approved master plan the general location and minimum acreage for commercial development as follows: 

a.   Five (5) acres for overall developments less than two hundred (200) acres;

 

b.   Ten (10) acres for overall developments over two hundred (200) acres.

 

(2)   The land allocated to meet the requirements of this subsection shall be considered buildable land and shall not include any of the following: 

a.   Open spaces;

 

b.   Drainage controls;

 

c.   Water quality controls;

 

d.   Roadways other than those providing direct access to individual lots;

 

e.   Significant encumbrance by easements or agreements that render a large portion of the property unusable or result in highly restricted usage.

 

(3)   Alternative Compliance. Upon request by the applicant, the decision maker may approve an alternative commercial land use allocation that does not meet the standard of Code § 16-1-80(e)(1) if in the judgment of the decision maker, commercial development is not currently viable or not likely to be viable within ten (10) years due to conditions such as, but not limited to: 

a.   Proximity to existing commercial development, provided convenient access is provided or exists from the proposed development to the existing commercial;

 

b.   Limited vehicular access, such as no full movement access to a collector or arterial roadway; or

 

c.   Low surrounding population or roadway traffic counts.

 

(f)    Maximum Commercial/Industrial Acreage. A maximum of twenty-five percent (25%) of gross development may be allocated on an approved Master Plan to commercial or industrial uses. 

(g)    Roadway Design. All local residential streets shall include a detached sidewalk in accordance with the Residential Parkway street parameters contained in the Design Criteria and Construction Specifications. 

(h)    Neighborhood Center. A Neighborhood Center is a mixed-use or commercial center of an RMU-2 community that may be designated on the applicable Master Plan subject to the following: 

(1)   Shall not exceed twenty (20) acres in size; 

(2)   Shall not be located immediately adjacent to existing single-family dwellings outside the RMU-2 zone district; 

(3)   Land uses shall be limited to Retail, Service and Employment, Civic/ Institutional, Multifamily, Mixed Use, and Open/ Civic Space. Gas stations and drive-through restaurants are not allowed uses; 

(4)   Development shall comply with Table 16-1-80(b) and Table 16-1-80(g). When the two (2) tables conflict, Table 16-1-80(g) shall apply; and 

(5)   The standards contained within Table 16-1-80(g) shall be included on the applicable Master Plan. 

Table 16-1-80(g) Neighborhood Center Development Standards 

Minimum Front Setback 

Adjacent to arterial roadways 

15' 

Adjacent to roadways other than arterials 

0'

Maximum Front Setback 

Adjacent to arterial roadways 

None 

Adjacent to roadways other than arterials 

A minimum of 65% lot width shall include a building within 8' of front property line

Minimum Side Setback 

0' subject to building code regulations. 
 5' minimum if provided. 

 

Ground Floor Transparency 

Residential uses with a front setback less than 15' 

35% of façade shall be windows or doors 

Non-residential uses with a front setback less than 15' 

50% of façade shall be windows or doors 

Lot Coverage 

Maximum Lot Coverage 

90% 

Minimum Sidewalk 

 

Minimum sidewalk width 

10' 

0' Setback allowed only if alternative to front yard utility easements are approved by utility providers 

 

(i)     Use Regulations. All uses by right as set forth in this Section shall be subject to the exercise of the Town's police powers as are otherwise set forth in this Code, including but not limited to site planning requirements and building code compliance. 

(1)   The following uses shall be permitted in the RMU-2 zoning district: 

a.   Single-Family Dwelling;

 

b.   Duplex;

 

c.   Townhouse;

 

d.   Live/Work Dwelling;

 

e.   Multiplex;

 

f.    Multifamily;

 

g.   Mixed Use Dwelling;

 

h.   Place of Assembly - Small;

 

  1. Cultural and Public Service;

 

j.    Public open space, park, or playground;

 

k.   School - Public/Private;

 

l.    Nursing and rest homes;

 

m.  Medical laboratory or research;

 

n.   Medical or Dental Clinic;

 

o.   Mixed Use Building;

 

p.   Golf Course;

 

q.   Recreation/Entertainment - Indoors;

 

r.    Bar or nightclub;

 

s.    Restaurant- Drive-Through;

t.    Restaurant;

 

u.   Brewery, winery, or distillery with tasting room (minor);

 

v.   Artist Studio;

 

w.  Office;

 

x.   Personal Services;

 

y.   Child Care Center;

 

z.   Retail;

 

aa.  Lodging;

 

bb. Vehicle Fueling - Limited;

 

cc.  Artisan Industry;

 

dd. Light Industry.

 

(2)   Conditional uses. The following uses shall be permitted in this District upon approval of a conditional use grant permit as provided in Code § 14-2-130: 

a.   Outdoor theater.

 

b.   Oil and gas facilities pursuant to the conditional use regulations contained in this Chapter pertaining thereto.

 

c.   Small group living facilities pursuant to the conditional use regulations contained in this Chapter pertaining thereto.

 

d.   Subject to the applicable requirements of this Chapter, open or surface mining operations for the development or extraction of solid materials, as defined in this Coder.

 

(3)   Permitted Accessory Uses. 

a.   Accessory Dwelling;

 

b.   Accessory Home Occupation;

 

c.   Day Care - In-home;

 

d.   Mobile food vending as set forth in this Chapter.

 

Section 6.        Code § 16-1-100 concerning individual lot regulations is hereby amended and shall read as follows:

Sec. 16-1-100. Neighborhood commercial (NC) district.

(a)    Purpose. The purpose of the NC zone district is to: 

(1)   Establish and preserve small areas of low-impact, neighborhood-oriented businesses that are integrated or adjacent to residential neighborhoods. 

(2)   Allow for the development of infill sites or constrained sites that are not suitable for the intensity associated with the General Commercial zone district. 

(b)    Lot Development Standards. Development within the NC zone district shall adhere to the standards contained in Table 16-1-100(b) and this Section. 

Table 16-1-100(b): NC District Lot Development Standards 

Vehicular Access Types Permitted 

Dispersed Parking 

Lot Standards 

Minimum Lot Area (square feet) 

20,000 

Minimum Lot Width 

75'

Maximum Lot Coverage 

80% 

Minimum Setbacks 

Front 

15' 

Side 

15' 

Rear 

15' 

Maximum Building Height 

Height 

40' 

Reduced lot width may be approved with concurrent site plan demonstrating adequate width is provided. 

 

(c)    Use Regulations. A building or lot may be used for the following purposes and no other: 

(1)   Principal uses permitted by right. All uses by right as set forth in this Section shall be subject to the exercise of the Town's police powers as are otherwise set forth in this Code, including but not limited to site planning requirements and building code compliance. 

a.   Retail stores, including but not limited to the following:

1.   Food store, supermarket.

 

2.   Food store, convenience.

 

3.   Delicatessen.

 

4.   Bakery goods store.

 

5.   Liquor store.

 

6.   Hardware store.

 

7.   Drug store.

 

b.   Customer service establishments, including but not limited to the following:

1.   Barber and beauty shops.

 

2.   Restaurant and bar.

 

3.   Laundromat and coin-operated dry-cleaning establishment.

 

4.   Laundry and dry-cleaning pick-up station.

 

5.   Fine art studio.

 

c.   Business, professional or public service offices, not in excess of one thousand five hundred (1,500) square feet per establishment.

 

d.   Seasonal sales and farmers markets, subject to the provisions of this Chapter.

 

e.   Places of assembly (small).

 

f.    Other similar uses as defined in this Code.

 

(2)   Permitted accessory uses. 

a.   Garages for storage of vehicles used in conjunction with the operation of a business. 

a. Off-street parking and loading areas.

 

b. Signs, subject to the provisions of this Code.

 

d c. Residential quarters on upper floors of commercial buildings for the owner, proprietor, commercial tenant, employee, or caretaker, located in the same building as the business.

 

d.   Commercial buildings with commercial uses on the main floor and residential uses on the upper floors. 

 

e.   Any other structure, including garages for storage of vehicles in conjunction with the operation of a business, or use clearly incidental to and commonly associated with the operation of a principal use permitted by right.

 

f.    Temporary greenhouse structures in which growing plants are kept for sale to the public.

 

g.   Mobile food vending as set forth in this Chapter.

 

(3)   Conditional uses. The following uses shall be permitted in this District upon approval of a conditional use grant permit as provided in Code § 14-2-130: 

a.   Gasoline service stations.

 

b.   Public utility installations.

 

c.   Oil and gas facilities pursuant to the conditional use regulations contained in this Chapter pertaining thereto.

 

d.   Subject to the applicable requirements of this Chapter, open or surface mining operations for the development or extraction of solid materials, as defined in this Chapter.

   

Section 7.        Code § 16-1-110(c)(1)(o) concerning individual lot regulations is hereby amended and shall read as follows:

Sec. 16-1-110. Central business (CB) district.

(a)    Purpose. The Central Business CB District is intended to provide for the development of a concentration of commercial, office, recreational, cultural, entertainment, and governmental facilities serving as a center of community activity. It is the further intent of this District to conserve and enhance the existing central business area and to promote an aesthetically pleasing and safe walkable environment for the benefit of the community as a whole. 

(b)    Lot Development Standards. Development within the CB zone district shall adhere to the standards contained in Table 16-1-110(b) and this Section. 

 

Table 16-1-110(b): CB District Lot Development Standards 

Vehicular Access Types Permitted 

Rear 

Lot Standards 

Minimum Lot Area (square feet) 

n/a 

Minimum Lot Width 

n/a 

Maximum Lot Coverage 

100% 

Minimum Setbacks 

Front 

0' 

Side 

0' 

Rear 

0' 

Maximum Building Height 

Height 

75' 

Note: Single-Family dwellings subject to SF-1 District standards per Sec. 16-1-110(c)(1)(o) 

 

(c)    Use regulations. A building or lot may be used for the following purposes and no other: 

(1)   Principal uses permitted by right. All uses by right as set forth in this Section shall be subject to the exercise of the Town's police powers as are otherwise set forth in this Code, including but not limited to site planning requirements and building code compliance. 

a.   Any principal use permitted by right in the Neighborhood Commercial District.

 

b.   Retail stores, excluding the sale or rental of motor vehicles.

 

c.   Customer service establishments.

 

d.   Business and professional offices.

 

e.   Banks and saving and loan offices.

 

f.    Medical and dental clinics.

 

g.   Public administrative offices and service buildings.

 

h.   Public utility offices and installations.

 

i.    Public libraries.

 

j.    Places of assembly (small).

 

k.   Commercial lodging.

 

l.    Theaters.

 

m.  Minor repair, rental, and servicing establishments, excluding motor vehicle repair, rental, and servicing.

 

n.   Passenger transportation terminals, not including truck terminals.

 

o.   One family Existing single-family residential dwellings, subject to the regulations of the SF-1 zone district.  

 

p.   Plumbing and heating contractors.

 

q.   Other similar uses as defined in this Code.

 

r.    Residential uses on the upper floors of commercial buildings.

 

(2)   Permitted accessory uses. 

a.   Any accessory uses permitted in the Neighborhood Commercial District.

 

b.   Signs, subject to the provisions of this Code

 

c.   Mobile food vending as set forth in this Chapter.

 

(3)   Conditional uses. The following uses shall be permitted in this District upon approval of a conditional use grant permit as provided in Code § 14-2-130: 

a.   Commercial parking facilities.

 

b.   Gasoline service stations.

 

c.   Oil and gas facilities pursuant to the conditional use regulations contained in this Chapter pertaining thereto.

 

d.   Subject to the applicable requirements of this Chapter, open or surface mining operations for the development or extraction of solid materials, as defined in this Chapter.

 

Section 8.        Code § 16-1-120(c)(1)(o) concerning individual lot regulations is hereby amended and shall read as follows:

Sec. 16-1-120. General commercial (GC) district.

(a)    Purpose. The purpose of the GC zone district is to: 

(1)   Establish and preserve areas of commercial development in proximity to arterial roadways. 

(2)   Foster attractive, human scale development that positively contributes towards the Town's unique character. 

(3)   Provide efficient and safe pedestrian, bicycle and automobile circulation, including direct connections to adjacent residential development. 

(4)   Promote economic vitality. 

(b)    Lot Development Standards. Development within the GC zone district shall adhere to the standards contained in Table 16-1-120(b) and this Section. 

 

Table 16-1-120(b): GC District Lot Development Standards 

Vehicular Access Types Permitted 

Dispersed Parking Lot 

Lot Standards 

Minimum Lot Area (square feet) 

20,000 

Minimum Lot Width 

100'

Maximum Lot Coverage 

n/a 

Minimum Setbacks 

Front 

20' 

Side 

20'

Rear 

20'

Maximum Building Height 

Height 

55' 

 Reduced lot width may be approved with concurrent site plan demonstrating adequate width is provided. 
 Reduced side and rear setbacks may be approved in accordance with Sec. 16-1-20(c). 

 

(c)    Use Regulations. 

(1)   Principal uses permitted by right. All uses by right as set forth in this Section shall be subject to the exercise of the Town's police powers as are otherwise set forth in this Code, including but not limited to site planning requirements and building code compliance. 

a.   Drive-in restaurants.

 

b.   Grocery stores and supermarkets.

 

c.   Gasoline service stations.

 

d.   Car washes. 

e. d.     Commercial lodging.

 

f. e.      Restaurants and bars.

 

g. f.      Outdoor sales areas, such as garden shops.

 

h. g.     Automobile sales and service establishments, including used car lots.

 

i. h.      Lumber and building supply yards.

 

j. i.       Public, private, commercial, and private group outdoor recreational facilities.

 

k. j.      Bowling alleys.

 

l. k.      Business and professional offices.

 

m. l.     Places of assembly (small).

 

n. m.    Places of assembly (large).

 

o. n.     Other similar uses as defined in this Code.

 

(2)   Permitted accessory uses: 

a.   Any accessory use permitted in the Central Business CB District, excluding any residential use. 

 

b.   Mobile food vending as set forth in this Chapter.

 

c.   Accessory outdoor storage:

 

  1. Shall be used only for storage of materials, inventory or equipment used or offered for sale in the ordinary course of the business activity occurring on-premises, including overstock or bulk items.

 

  1. Outdoor storage areas shall be located in the rear or side of the building and shall not abut or face arterial or major collector streets as defined by the Town's street standards.

 

  1. Shall not displace any off-street parking spaces depicted on the approved site plan for the premises.

 

  1. Items located in outdoor storage areas shall be permanently and fully screened from adjacent residential property, public rights-of-way, and private drives by opaque structural walls, opaque fencing, and/or a combination thereof that is at least as tall as the tallest items in storage. Screening materials shall conceal all items in storage, shall be opaque and consist predominately of colors and materials generally matching the principal building on the premises. Chain link screening material, with or without slats, is prohibited.

 

  1. If site constraints preclude items in storage from being fully concealed as required in subsection iv above, a proposed screening plan shall be reviewed and subject to approval based on the conditional use grant permit standards and requirements applicable to the conditional use Grant  permit process as elsewhere provided in this Code.

 

d.   Outdoor display of merchandise for sale on-site:

 

  1. Outdoor display of merchandise shall be incidental to the primary retail use.

 

  1. Merchandise on outdoor display shall consist only of inventory offered for sale within the principal building on the premises.

 

3.   Outdoor merchandise display shall be adjacent to the principal building and shall be within forty (40) feet of a customer entrance to the principal building, while maintaining at all times no less than four (4) feet of clear width on the sidewalk for pedestrian use.

4.   Outdoor merchandise display shall not displace any off-street parking spaces depicted on the approved site plan.

 

e.   Seasonal sales:

 

  1. Outdoor display of merchandise for seasonal sales shall be located in the site plan-approved parking area for the premises.

 

  1. The seasonal sales outdoor display area shall not displace more than five percent (5%) of site-plan required off-street parking spaces or impede parking lot circulation.

 

  1. All seasonal sales inventory, structures and improvements shall be removed upon the conclusion of the seasonal sale period, and the parking surface shall be restored to its former condition. For purposes of this Section, seasonal sales shall mean temporary sales of inventory or services offered for sale on a seasonal basis in the principal building for a duration of no longer than ninety (90) consecutive days for each seasonal display, whether or not such inventory or service is displayed in a temporary structure.

 

(3)   Conditional uses. The following uses shall be permitted in this District upon approval of a conditional use grant permit as provided in Code § 14-2-130: 

a.   Outdoor theater.

 

b.   Non-accessory signs.

 

c.   Oil and gas facilities pursuant to the conditional use regulations contained in this Chapter pertaining thereto.

 

d.   Subject to the applicable requirements of this Chapter, open or surface mining operations for the development or extraction of solid materials, as defined in this Code.

 

e.   Carwash facilities, whether a principal use or an accessory use, shall meet minimum use-specific criteria for consideration of a conditional use permit. Carwash facilities approved prior to enactment of the conditional use permit approval requirement shall remain lawful. Any expansion of an existing carwash shall be subject to a conditional use permit and use-specific criteria.

 

  1. Site shall be setback a minimum of 200’ from residential, commercial lodging, facilities housing residents such as nursing and assisted living facilities, or properties zoned for residential uses, and shall provide Bufferyard Standard D, per Code § 15-3-30(b)(8). 

 

2.  Adequate water supply. Applicant shall supply accurate water supply data to the Town for adequate water supply evaluation, adhere to all Town raw water dedication requirements, water efficiency policies and standards, as amended.

 

Section 9.  Severability.   The provisions of this Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable.  If any section, paragraph, clause, or provision of this Ordinance shall, for any reason, be held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity or unenforceability of such section, paragraph, clause, or provision shall not affect any of the remaining provisions of this Ordinance.

 

Section 10. Repealer.  All orders, resolutions, or ordinances in conflict with this Ordinance are hereby repealed, only to the extent of such conflict.  This repealer shall not be construed as reviving any resolution, ordinance, or part thereof, heretofore repealed.

 

 Introduced and passed on first reading and ordered published this January 22, 2024.

 

                                                                        TOWN OF WINDSOR, COLORADO

 

                                                                        __________________________________

                                                                        Paul Rennemeyer, Mayor                               

 

ATTEST:

 

______________________________                                    [Seal]

Karen Frawley, Town Clerk

 

 

Ordinance 2024-1694 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance amending portions of Chapter 14, Article II, Chapter 15, Article V, and Chapter 16, Article I of the Windsor Municipal Code concerning land use applications and procedures
Second Reading: Monday February 12, 2024 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2024-1693 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance vacating a Town drainage and utility easement, located on a parcel of land in the West half of section 4, Township 5 North, Range 67 West of the Sixth Principal Meridian, within the Town of Windsor, County of Weld, State of Colorado
Second Reading: Monday January 22, 2024 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1691 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance fixing the compensation of the Municipal Court Judge and Municipal Court Clerk for the Town of Windsor in compliance with sections 13-10-107 and 13-10-108, C.R.S., and section 2-4-90 of the Windsor Municipal Code        Second Reading: Monday January 8, 2024 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1690 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance repealing, amending and readopting portions of Article III of Chapter 13 of the Windsor Municipal Code with respect to Stormwater Basin Fees Imposed by the Town's Stormwater Drainage Utility Enterprise. 
Second Reading: Monday November 27, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1688 View Ordinance (PDF) 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CERTAIN PORTIONS OF CHAPTER 10, ARTICLE IX OF THE WINDSOR MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING REGULATIONS APPLICABLE TO THE ABILITY TO REGULATE, MODIFY AND POST SIGNAGE, AND ESTABLISH APPROVED E-BIKE TRAILS WITHIN TOWN-OWNED PARKS, OPEN SPACE, AND TRAILS IN THE TOWN OF WINDSOR, COLORADO

 

WHEREAS, the Town of Windsor (“Town”) is a Colorado home rule municipality, with all powers and authority vested under Colorado law; and

 

WHEREAS, the residents of the Town consistently place high value on the availability of quality parks, trails and open space; and

 

WHEREAS, the Town adopted Ordinance No. 2022-1647 on April 11, 2022 codifying regulations applicable to conduct of persons in Town-owned parks, open space, and trails; and

 

WHEREAS, the Town has deemed it to be in the best interests of the health, safety and welfare of the residents of Windsor to keep the content of the Windsor Municipal Code (“Code”) current by making certain corrections and amendments from time to time; and

 

WHEREAS, this Ordinance is a housekeeping update to properly reflect the intent of the Code to alleviate some inconsistencies in the application of the code and current signage, with respect to approved e-bike trails and the ability of the Town to modify these regulations with signage if deemed it is necessary to preserve the Town’s property, trail system and/or ecosystems within the Town’s Parks, Facilities, and Open Space and Trail network; and

 

WHEREAS, the Town Board has given due consideration to these proposed changes, and find the changes prudent to promote efficiency, protect the Town’s natural resources and provide clarity on where e-bikes are allowed, and therefore finds that adoption of this Ordinance is necessary for the preservation of public health, safety and welfare.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF WINDSOR, COLORADO, AS FOLLOWS:

 

Section 1.        Article IX of Chapter 10 of the Windsor Municipal Code is hereby amended by adding subparagraph (c) to Section 10-9-10 and shall read as follows [new language in bold]:

 

ARTICLE IX - Regulations Applicable to Conduct of Persons in Town-Owned Parks, Trails and Open Space

 

Sec. 10-9-10. Parks, Recreational Facilities, Trails and Open Space.  

 

  1. Purpose and intent.  The Town desires to actively manage, protect and enhance property within existing or potential parks, recreational facilities, trails, or open space value.   The protection of natural habitats and features is the highest priority, while providing opportunities for education and appropriate recreation within the Town.  

 

  1. Standards of Conduct. This Article establishes standards for conduct by the general public within Town-owned parks, recreational facilities, trails, and open space.  The requirements and prohibitions of this Article shall not apply to emergency services or law enforcement operations, or to authorized Town management, its agents or assigns.

 

  1. Authority to modify or regulate allowed uses. The Town shall have the authority to place regulatory signage at any trail, portion of trail, or other areas within the Town-owned parks, recreational facilities, trails and open space areas, if in the sole discretion of the Deputy Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture or their designee, it is necessary to preserve the Town’s property, trail system and/or ecosystems within the Town’s Parks, Facilities, and Open Space and Trail network.

 

Section 2.  Article IX of Chapter 10 of the Windsor Municipal Code is hereby amended by adding subparagraphs A.(5) and A.(6) to Section 10-9-40 and shall read as follows [new language in bold]:

 

Sec. 10-9-40. Prohibitions. 

A.        Except as allowed for Town programming purposes, and as authorized by the Deputy Director, it shall be unlawful for any person to commit one (1) or more of the following acts in any Town-owned park, trail, recreational facility, lake, or open space:

  1. To be in or upon any Town-owned park, trail, recreational facility, lake, or open space between the hours of 10:00 pm and 5:00 am, unless otherwise authorized by the Deputy Director or designee.  

            (a)        Exception:       Night fishing on Windsor Lake.  Fishing on Windsor Lake may                               take place, subject to the following conditions, only from the shore, and only                                 along the west edge of Windsor Lake adjacent to State Highway 257, between the                       southerly pavement edge of the Town’s parking lot and the inlet bridge for the                           Greeley #2 Ditch.

(b)        Fishing is defined as efforts to take fish, amphibians or crustaceans by hook and line, from the shore only.  The hook and line shall be under the immediate physical control of a person. 

                        (i)         Crayfish traps may be set only in the water with buoys clearly marked with                                    identifying and contact information on whose trap is set, or trap will be                                          considered abandoned and confiscated. Traps are not allowed to be tethered                                   to the shoreline.

                        (ii)        It is prohibited to fish off any bridge over navigable waters.

                        (iii)       It is prohibited to take fish by handline, trotline, jug, seine, net, underwater spearfishing, bow fishing, snagging, or gigging, unless as otherwise stated herein.

            (c)        If not specifically prohibited or regulated herein, any fishing or hunting                                          activity must comply with the Colorado Parks and Wildlife rules and                                              regulations in effect at the time of activity. 

  1. To hitch, fasten, lead, drive, let loose or leave unattended, any animal, reptile, snake, alligator, crocodile, caiman, or fowl of any kind, provided that this shall not apply to dogs or domestic animals, when led by a leash not more than six (6) feet long, except in designated areas, or unless authorized by the Deputy Director or designee.

 

  1. To allow a domestic animal or dog to defecate in the park without immediate removal and disposal of such feces in proper waste receptacles.

 

  1. To ride or drive any horse, pony, donkey, or other animal, except in areas specifically designated for equestrian activities, or unless authorized by the Deputy Director or designee.

 

  1. To ride or drive any Class 1 or 2 e-bike on any park or open space surface other than multi-use trails and other areas that are open to non-motorized biking.  Unless otherwise posted, or prohibited by Code, it shall be prohibited to ride or drive any low-power scooters, or any other low-speed conveyances as defined in Title 42 of the Colorado Revised Statutes (“CRS”), on any park or open space surface other than paved trails, (except by those individuals with a mobility disability). The Deputy Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture, or designee retains the authority to restrict the allowed uses within any park, open space or trail, in the event such usage creates a health, safety and welfare concern, and to maintain consistency with regional trail management.   

 

  1. To ride or drive any Class 3 e-bike, or motor vehicle as defined in Title 42 of the CRS on any park or open space surface other than on designated roadways and designated bike lanes.

 

  1. To exceed any of the speed limits set forth in this sub-section applicable to any bicycle, e-bike, motorcycle, in-line or roller skates, skateboard, scooter, automobile, or any other vehicle whatsoever.

 

  1. Upon any parking lot or area, drive or street in any park: 10 mph unless otherwise posted.
  2. Upon any trail:  15 mph unless otherwise posted.

 

  1. To ride, drive or park any motorcycle, automobile, or other motorized vehicle, including but not limited to golf carts, motorized utility vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, off-road vehicles, automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, motorbikes, motor scooters, go-carts or motor homes, upon, over or across any park, curb, sidewalk, grass, lawn, hiking or jogging trail or park land except in designated areas or unless authorized by the Deputy Director or designee.               

Exceptions include:           

 

      (a)        Town motor vehicles or emergency vehicles.

(b)       Non-motorized bikes, skateboards, rollerblades, roller skates, and scooters                                     are allowed on designated trails, unless otherwise posted (e.g. pedestrian                            only trails).

(c)        Electronic Personal Assistance Mobility Devices (EPAMD’s) are allowed                          pursuant to Windsor Municipal Code, Chapter 8, Article VII.

  1. To openly carry or discharge any firearm, or to carry or discharge any pellet guns, air guns, slingshots, blowguns, rockets, illegal knives, javelins, machetes, spears, axes, or paint-ball guns, unless authorized by the Director or designee. The limitation set forth in this sub-section is in addition to the prohibitions under Article IV, Chapter 10 of the Windsor Municipal Code.

 

  1. To drive or hit golf balls, unless specifically allowed in designated areas.

 

  1. To fail to properly dispose of all trash generated by a person’s usage of the park, recreational facility, trail, or open space. In the event no trash disposal receptacle is available, then such person shall carry away said trash and dispose thereof in a proper and legal manner. Failure to comply constitutes a prima facie case for Littering, under Windsor Municipal Code 7-2-30

 

  1. To dump or place household trash or hazardous substances in park, recreational facility, trails or open space waste receptacles.

 

  1. To damage, move, cut, break, injure, deface or disturb any tree, shrub, plant, rock, rip rap, building, monument, fence, bench, equipment or other structure, apparatus or property, or to pluck, pull up, cut, trim, take or remove any shrub, bush, plant or flower, wood, turf, grass, soil, rock, sand, gravel or fertilizer.

 

  1. To mark or write upon, paint, or deface in any manner any pavement, building, monument, fence, bench, equipment or other object or structure (such as trees, rocks, or boulders). 

 

  1. To knowingly or intentionally climb or walk upon or knowingly or intentionally leap from, any bridge railing, structural support or abutment, light poles, signs, structure roofs or elements of play equipment not specifically designed to be climbed, or other public right-of-way in the Town.

 

  1. To encroach upon any parks, trails or open space area with any road, fence, or structure, without written consent from the Deputy Director or designee.    

 

  1. To throw, discharge, or dispose of grass clippings, mulch, yard waste, animal waste, household waste, rock, soil, fabric, plastic or any other litter, onto any park, trail, floodway or open space lands or onto, within or upon any ofthe waters of any pond, lake, rivers, irrigation ditches and canals or any streams or within the Poudre River Corridor. 

 

  1. To throw, discharge, or otherwise place or cause to be placed in the waters of any pond, lake, river, stream, irrigation ditches and canals, or other body of water in or adjacent to any park, including the Poudre River Corridor, any substance, matter or thing, liquid or solid, which will or may pollute such waters. 

 

  1. To remove, damage or disturb archeological, paleontological, or geologic materials or artifacts.

 

  1. To plant or introduce trees, plants, or seed flowers or grasses, or to introduce animals, except as part of a Town sanctioned planting event, or as authorized by the Deputy Director or designee. 

 

  1. To collect plants, mushrooms, seeds, wildlife species, or eggs. 

 

  1. To enter any closed area.

 

  1. To swim, bathe, wade in, pollute or illegally dump upon or into the waters or corridors of any pond, lake, rivers, irrigation ditches and canals or any streams; or to enter, go upon, walk or skate onto ice, except as otherwise posted or when authorized by the Director or designee. 

 

  1. To travel off trail, except where posted otherwise.

 

  1. To make or kindle a fire, except in picnic stoves, braziers, fire pits or designated areas provided for that purpose.

 

  1. To participate or engage in any activity or any public park area when such activity will create a danger to the public, a public nuisance, or cause damage to public park property.

 

  1. To bring any portable cooking device into any park or open space within the Town which exceeds or conflicts with the following specifications:

            (a)        Charcoal-fueled cooking devices;

            (b)       Propane-fueled cooking devices with a total cooking surface exceeding three                                 hundred (300)  square  inches; and

            (c)        Propane fueled cooking devices served by a fuel tank exceeding sixteen and four-                         tenths (16.4) 16.4 ounces of capacity.

  1. To erect a portable tent or shade structure between the hours of 6:00 pm and 5:00 am, unless otherwise authorized by the Deputy Director or designee. For any allowed portable tent or shade structure, it is prohibited to utilize stakes to stabilize such structure that exceed eight (8”) inches. 

 

  1. To bring, or to possess, any glass beverage container in any park, recreational facility, trail or open space within the Town, unless otherwise authorized by the Deputy Director or designee.

 

  1. To post, place or erect or leave any static or mobile advertising, handbill, circular bill, notice, paper or other advertising device upon any park property, except as authorized by the Deputy Director or designee.

 

  1. To sell, advertise, or offer for sale any food, drinks, confections, merchandise or services except pursuant to a written agreement with the Town or by written permission from the Deputy Director or designee.

 

  1. To practice, carry on, conduct or solicit for any trade, occupation, business or profession in any Town-ownedpark, recreational facility, trail or open space, except pursuant to a written agreement with the Town or by written permission from the Deputy Director or designee.

 

  1. To sein minnows or fish from the creeks, rivers, ponds and lakes in any park or open space.

 

  1. To feed wildlife, unless otherwise authorized by the Deputy Director or designee.

 

  1. To personally cause or to allow another person or animal under that person’s control, to abandon, place, remove, harass, injure, or kill any animal, domestic or wild, including but not limited to dogs, cats, cows, horses, birds, mammals, reptiles, including snakes, alligators, crocodiles, caimans, fowl, and livestock.   Exceptions: Activities legally authorized with a valid hunting and fishing permit in authorized and designated areas.

 

  1. To use or operate any motorboat, boat, or watercraft on any creek, river, pond, lake, or water within any Town-Managed park or open space, except as posted and authorized, or as approved by the Director or designee.

 

  1. To use or operate any remote-controlled airplane, boat, car, or other motorized model device, including radio-controlled devices, or helicopter, parasail, hang glider, hot air balloon, model airplane, drone, or rocket except pursuant to a written agreement with the Town or by written permission from the Deputy Director or designee.

 

  1. To fly kites, throw frisbees or similar activities within designated open space areas, unless posted otherwise.

 

  1. To use mechanical loudspeakers or amplified music, sound, or voices except when authorized by the Deputy Director or designee, or in connection with use of the any amphitheater, special event or race, provided the amplified music or sound is within the prescribed levels governed by state or local law.  Personal blue tooth speakers are allowed as long as noise levels comply with state or local law. 

 

  1. To conduct or participate in any commercial use, including tournaments, camps, or organized sporting activity which has not been specifically authorized by the Deputy Director or designee or which conflicts with a scheduled activity or event authorized by the Deputy Director or designee.

 

  1. To park a commercial vehicle in any park, recreational area, trail, or open space parking lots except on Town business or when operating such vehicle for business purposes at a park or open space function.  Overnight parking of a commercial vehicle is prohibited.

 

40)To park or operate any truck-tractor, trailer, boat trailers, semitrailer, pole-trailer, campers, recreational vehicles in a park facility parking lot at any time. Exceptions:  Boat trailers may park in park facility parking lot while boat is being used pursuant to a validly issued boat permit; and campers or recreational vehicles may park during park hours if only utilizing one parking space. 

41) To park any truck-tractor, trailer, boat trailer, semitrailer, pole-trailer, camper, recreational vehicle overnight, unless authorized by the Deputy Director or designee.

42) To construct, place or maintain any kind of road, trail, structure, fence (electrical or otherwise), enclosure, portable corral, geocache, communication equipment, or other improvement on Town properties without prior permission.

43) To leave any property unattended in excess of twenty-four (24) hours.  Property left for 24 hours or longer shall be considered abandoned and subject to disposal.

44) To scatter, leave, dump or deposit cremation ashes upon any lake, park, or open space area within the Town. 

Section 3.        Severability.  The provisions of this Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable.  If any section, paragraph, clause, or provision of this Ordinance shall, for any reason, be held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity or unenforceability of such section, paragraph, clause, or provision shall not affect any of the remaining provisions of this Ordinance.

 

Section 4.        Repealer.  All orders, resolutions, or ordinances in conflict with this Ordinance are hereby repealed, only to the extent of such conflict.  This repealer shall not be construed as reviving any resolution, ordinance, or part thereof, heretofore repealed.


Second Reading: Monday November 13, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1686 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance pursuant to Chapter 14, Article II of the Windsor Municipal Code approving the rezoning of lots 5, 6, and 7 within the Water Valley subdivision, 13th filing from general commercial ("GC") to GC Underlying zoning with a planning unit development ("PUD") zoning overlay
Second Reading: Monday November 13, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1687 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance amending sections 15-14-50 and 15-14-70 of the Windsor Municipal Code and adopting the new Weld County flood insurance rate maps and flood insurance study concerning flood damage prevention measures applicable to land use practices within the Town of Windsor
Second Reading: Monday November 13, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1688 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance amending certain portions of Chapter 10, Article IX of the Windsor Municipal Code regarding regulations applicable to the ability to regulate, modify and post signage, and establish approved E-Bike trails within Town-owned parks, open space, and trails in the Town of Windsor, Colorado
Second Reading: Monday November 13, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1689 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance approving the quit claim deed transferring real property to the Weld County RE-4 School District for the North Campus new middle school
Second Reading: Monday November 13, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1685 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance approving the Smith Farm annexation to the Town of Windsor pursuant to the Colorado Municipal Annexation Act of 1965
Second Reading: Monday October 9, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1682 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance amending Chapter 1, Article VIII, of the Town of Windsor municipal code pertaining to campaign finance and the fair campaign practice act by adding campaign finance rules and regulations under new code sections 1-8-40 to 1-8-120 of the Windsor Municipal Code.
Second Reading: Monday September 25, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1683 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance approving an intergovernmental agreement by and between the Town of Windsor, Colorado, and the Windsor Downtown Development Authority regarding the exchange of real property (Windsor downtown property exchange)
Second Reading: Monday September 25, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1684 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance amending Windsor Municipal Code section 16-1-170(c)(1) concerning PUD restrictions and general requirements
Second Reading: Monday September 25, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1681 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance pursuant to section 3.1 of the Town of Windsor Home Rule Charter approving an election district map provision within the Town of Windsor, Colorado
Second Reading: Monday September 11, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1679 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance approving the Haas Annexation to the Town of Windsor pursuant to the Colorado Municipal Annexation act of 1965
Second Reading: Monday August 28, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1680 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance amending certain portions of Windsor Municipal Code chapters 4 and 6 concerning retail license fees
Second Reading: Monday August 24, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1678 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance annexing certain real property pursuant to the powers granted to municipalities under Colorado Revised Statutes Section 31-12-106 with respect to the annexation of enclaves and municipally-owned land, and designating such property as the "Beethe Annexation to the Town of Windsor"
Second Reading: Monday July 24, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1676 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance repealing and replacing article II, chapter 6, of the Windsor Municipal Code concerning special event liquor permits and creating article VI concerning festival permits and creating article VII concerning communal outdoor dining in the Town of Windsor, Colorado
Second Reading: Monday April 24, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1677 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance amending the Windsor Municipal Code, by creating article XI, of chapter 11, concerning special activity permits (non-alcohol or non-liquor related) in the Town of Windsor, Colorado 
Second Reading: Monday April 24, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1675 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance repealing, amending and readopting Chapter 17, Article 15 of Windsor Municipal Code with respect to road impact fees
Second Reading: Monday April 10, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1674 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance amending certain portions of Windsor Municipal Code chapters 4 and 6 to establish exemptions from the Town's sales and use tax for certain retail delivery fees, carryout bag fees, and personal hygiene products
Second Reading: Monday March 13, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2023-1673 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance amending certain portions of Windsor Municipal Code Section 14-2-10 concerning land use applications and procedures
Second Reading: Monday February 13, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2022-1671 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance amending chapter 16 of the Windsor Municipal Code by the addition of new requirements related to the regulation of wells used for geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide
Second Reading: Monday January 9, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2022-1672 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance providing for the review and disposition of complaints regarding financial disclosure reports filed under the Colorado Fair Campaign Practices Act in the Town of Windsor 
Second Reading: Monday January 9, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550

Ordinance 2022-1667 View Ordinance (PDF) 
An Ordinance repealing, amending and readopting portions of article III of chapter 13 or the Windsor Municipal Code with respect to stormwater basin fees imposed by the Town's stormwater drainage utility enterprise
Second Reading: Monday November 28, 2022 at 7:00 p.m., 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, CO 80550


Board of Adjustment Public Hearings and Legal Notices


January 25, 2024
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comments on a Major Variance land use application requesting a variance to Section 16-1-70(b) of the Town of Windsor Municipal Code regarding Single Family Dwelling setbacks for rear yards and front yards in the Residential Mixed Use One (RMU-1) zone district. The property, known as 618 Cedar Court, is also known as: Lot 2 LAKE VIEW ADD 6TH Filing, in the Town of Windsor.

September 28, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comments on a Major Variance application requesting variances to the Town of Windsor Municipal Code Sections 15-13-30(b)(4) - landscape islands within the parking lot interior; 15-13-30(b)(5) - foundation plantings at entrance and high-use and high-visibility areas;  and 15-12-20(a) – outdoor lighting installations not to exceed fifteen (15) feet in height.  The requests are for the property of 1100 N 15th Street, also known as Windsor North Campus, in the Town of Windsor.

June 22, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comments on a Major Variance application requesting variances to the Town of Windsor Municipal Code Sections 15-13-30(b)(4) - landscape islands within the parking lot interior; 15-13-30(b)(5) - foundation plantings at entrance and high-use and high-visibility areas; 15-3-30(b)(3) – parking lot exterior landscaping. The requests are for the property of 2015 Covered Bridge Parkway, also known as Raindance Subdivision 2nd Filing, Tract AA, in the Town of Windsor.

June 22, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comments on a Major Variance application requesting variances to the Town of Windsor Municipal Code Sections 15-13-30(b)(4) - landscape islands within the parking lot interior; 15-13-30(b)(5) - foundation plantings at entrance and high-use and high-visibility areas; 15-3-30(b)(3) – parking lot exterior landscaping; and 15-12-20(a) – outdoor lighting installations not to exceed fifteen (15) feet in height. The requests are for the property of 550 Sundance Drive, also known as Winter Farm Subdivision 2nd Filing, Tract B, in the Town of Windsor.

March 23, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comments on a Major Variance land use application requesting a variance to Section 15-17-50(e) of the Town of Windsor Municipal Code regarding the 100-foot spacing requirement between signs along the same street frontage. The property, known as 721 Main Street, is identified as Lot 14, Block 1 of Bowman’s Addition, in the Central Business District (CBD) zone district in the Town of Windsor.

March 23, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comments on a Major Variance land use application requesting a variance to Section 16-1-70(b) of the Town of Windsor Municipal Code regarding Single Family Dwelling setbacks for side yards in the Residential Mixed Use One (RMU-1) zone district, and Municipal Code Section 16-1-20(a) regarding setback exceptions for accessory buildings. The property, known as 303 E Chestnut Street, is identified as Lot 11 of Windsor Village Subdivision 4th Filing, in the Town of Windsor.

January 26, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comment on a proposed variance from Section 15-5-10 of the Municipal Code for Vehicular Access Requirements for a Dispersed Parking Lot – to allow paving areas and drive aisles to be less than 40-feet from the public right-of-way. The property is located at 2145 7th Street (Lot 1, Block 1, South Hill Subdivision 13th Filing) at the northeast section of the roundabout at 7th Street and Crossroads Boulevard, in the Town of Windsor.

January 26, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comment on a proposed variance from Section 15-5-10 of the Municipal Code for Vehicular Access Requirements for a Dispersed Parking Lot – to allow paving areas and drive aisles to be less than 40-feet from the public right-of-way. The property is located at 1275 Main Street (Lot 1, Windsor Town Center II Subdivision 2nd Filing), specifically, the vacant lot east of 12th Street and south of Main Street and is in the General Commercial (GC) Zone District, in the Town of Windsor.

January 26, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comments on a Major Variance land use application requesting a variance to Section 16-1-70 of the Town of Windsor Municipal Code regarding the minimum single-family residential lot size in the Residential Mixed-Use One (RMU-1) zone district. The property, known as 23 Main Street, is identified as the East 30' Lot 12 Block 14 Town of Windsor Subdivision. The subject property is located approximately 135 feet east of 1st Street, and approximately 275 feet west of Chimney Park Drive, at the eastern edge along Main Street, in the Town of Windsor.

January 26, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comments on a proposed variance from Section 15-5-10(a), Table 15-5-10(a): Vehicle Access Standards, Dispersed Parking (A.1) of the Municipal Code for approval of a reduced setback for parking areas and drive aisles along public right-of-way. The property is located at 7300 Greendale Road (Lot 4, Block 5, Highlands Industrial Subdivision), on the northeast corner of the intersection of Greendale Road and Highland Meadows Parkway, in the Town of Windsor.

January 26, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comments on a Major Sign Variance application requesting a variance to the Town of Windsor Municipal Code Sections 15-17-60(a) - Design Criteria, 15-17-70(j) - Prohibited Signs, and 15-17-110(e)(4) - Freestanding Signs regarding a freestanding, ground-mounted sign constructed without a monument type base, an increase to allowable sign height, and an increase in allowable sign area. The property, known as Tract C of Tacincala Subdivision (aka Prairie Song) is located along and west of State Highway 257, south of Weld County Road 72 and north of the WCR 70 alignment, in the Town of Windsor.

Historic Preservation Commission Public Hearings and Legal Notices

None at this time.

Liquor License Authority Public Hearings and Legal Notices

February 8, 2024

None at this time.

Parks, Recreation, & Culture Advisory Board Public Hearings and Legal Notices

None at this time.

Planning Commission Public Hearings and Legal Notices


March 6, 2024
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these meetings is to receive public comment on a request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to allow a temporary office trailer to be located in the Heavy Industrial (HI) zone district. The subject property is located at 31880 Great Western Drive, also known as Block 1, Lot 2, Great Western Industrial Park Subdivision 10th filing, within the Town of Windsor, Colorado.

March 6, 2024
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comment to consider an ordinance amending Windsor Municipal Code Chapter 14 concerning land use: Article II. – Comprehensive Plan Procedures; for the Town of Windsor, Colorado.

March 6, 2024
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comment to consider an ordinance amending Chapter 16 of the Windsor Municipal Code concerning land use: Section 16-3-60. - Short-term Rentals (STRs), in the Town of Windsor. 

January 17, 2024
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is for the consideration of an ordinance amending Windsor Municipal Code Chapters 14, 15, and 16 concerning land use: Sections 14-2-40. – Master Plans; 15-5-10. – Vehicular Access; 16-1-20. – Application of individual lot regulations; and Chapter 16 – Zone Districts, in the Town of Windsor, Colorado.

January 17, 2024
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comment on a request for a master plan amendment application for the South Hill Annexation Master Plan. The subject property is located along and east of 7th Street, north of the roundabout intersection of Crossroads Blvd and 7th Street, in the Town of Windsor. 

November 1, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comments on a proposed Final Major Subdivision containing 79 acres known as Trevenna Subdivision in the Single Family Residential-Two (SF-2) zone district. The subject property is located northeast of North 15th Street (Weld County Road 15) and Jacoby Road (Weld County Road 68.5), in the Town of Windsor.

October 18, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comment to consider a time extension proposal on a Conditional Use Permit allowing a temporary use not specifically included as a use-by-right in any zone district (shipping container storage yard and building) to be located in the Heavy Industrial (HI) zone district. The property is location is 30619 Weld County Road 23, also known as Great Western Industrial Park Subdivision 7th Filing, Lot 5, in the Town of Windsor.

October 18, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comment to consider an ordinance amending Windsor Municipal Code Section 15-14-50 and Section 15-14-70 concerning Flood Damage Prevention and related definitions, adoption of a flood insurance study, and adoption of new flood insurance rate mapping in the Town of Windsor, Colorado.

September 20, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comment on the Smith Farm Annexation, totaling approximately 133.87 acres, to the Town of Windsor; zoning to the Residential Mixed Use One (RMU-1) zoning district; and the Smith Master Plan. The subject property is located southeast of the intersection of Weld County Road 13 (Colorado Blvd) and Crossroads Blvd, and is an area of land being a part of the North Half of the Section 6, Township Five North (T.5N), Range Sixty-seven West (R.67W) of the Sixth Principal Meridian (6th P.M.), County of Weld, State of Colorado.

September 6, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comments on a proposed Rezone from the General Commercial (GC) zone district to the Planned Unit Development (PUD) zone district. The project is located on Lots 5, 6 and 7 of Water Valley 13th Filing. It is bordered on its eastern edge by State Highway 257 and is located southeast of the intersection of Eastman Park Drive and Water Valley Parkway, in the Town of Windsor. 

September 6, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comments on a request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to allow for a temporary modular classroom (Timberline Church) in the RMU-1 (Residential Mixed Use-One) zone district. The site is addressed 360 Crossroads Boulevard, Windsor (Water Valley South Subdivision 6th Filing, Lot 2).

August 2, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comment on the Haas Annexation, totaling approximately 15.85 acres, to the Town of Windsor; zoning to the Residential Mixed Use One (RMU-1) zoning district; and the Haas Master Plan.  The subject property is located southwest of the intersection of Weld County Road 68.5 (Jacoby Road) and 17th Street, County of Weld, State of Colorado.

July 5, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF)  The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comments on a request for a master plan amendment application for approximately 138 acres.  The subject property is located north of and adjacent to the Windsor Public Services campus, west of North 15th Street/County Road 15, in the Town of Windsor.

July 5, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF)  The purpose of these public hearings is to receive public comments on a proposed Final Major Subdivision containing 18.766 acres in the Poudre Heights Subdivision 5th Filing, zoned Residential Mixed Use One (RMU-1). The project site is located to the north and west of the intersection of Riverplace Drive and 7th Street, north of Poudre Heights Park and east of the Eaton Ditch, in the Town of Windsor.

June 7, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these meetings is to receive public comment on a request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to allow gravel surface mining operations for approximately 150 acres on the Great Western Industrial Park 7th Annexation property within the Heavy Industrial (HI) zone district.  The subject property is located at 31482 County Road 23, east of Weld County Road 23 and north of the Cache la Poudre River, within the Town of Windsor.

June 7, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these meetings is to receive public comment on a property known as the Great Western Industrial Park 7th Annexation regarding a Master Plan application for approximately 348 acres within the Heavy Industrial (HI) zone district.  The subject property is located south of Eastman Park Drive/WCR 64 ¾, east of WCR 23 and north of the Cache la Poudre River, within the Town of Windsor.

May 17, 2023 
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these meetings is to receive public comment on a request for a Conditional Use Grant (CUG) to allow for the development of a new public administrative office (Windsor Police Facility) in the ROL (Recreation Open Lands) zone district. The subject property is located at 34429A County Road 15, in the Town of Windsor. 

May 17, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these meetings is to receive public comment on a request for a Conditional Use Grant (CUG) to allow an amendment to an existing Conditional Use Grant (CUG) to allow for a communications tower (40 foot in height) for an existing oil and gas pad known as the Raindance Pad, in the Residential Mixed Use (RMU) zone district. The subject property is located at 1510 New Liberty Road, approximately one-half mile north of New Liberty Road, approximately three-quarters of a mile west of 7 Street, in the Town of Windsor.

April 19, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of these meetings is to receive public comment on a request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to allow for the development of a new telecommunications tower, in the General Commercial (GC) zone district. The subject property is located at 301 17th Street, within the Jacoby Farm Subdivision 5th filing, Tract A, in the Town of Windsor.

April 19, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comment on a preliminary major subdivision proposal totaling approximately 472.5 acres known as Tacincala Subdivision 2nd filing (aka, “Prairie Song”) in the Single Family Residential-Two (SF-2) zone district with a Planned Unit Development (PUD) overlay. The subject property is located south of County Road 72 and west of State Highway 257, in the Town of Windsor.

April 19, 2023
View Public Hearing Notice (PDF)The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comment on a final major subdivision proposal totaling approximately 8.5 acres known as Windshire Park Subdivision 6th filing in the Residential Mixed Use-One (RMU-1) zone district. The subject property is located south of Guardian Drive, west of 15th Street and north of Windshire Drive, in the Town of Windsor.

Windsor Housing Authority Public Hearings and Legal Notices

None at this time.