BVCP-10-0001: Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan update

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BVCP-10-0001: Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan update

Docket BVCP-10-0001 2010 Major Five Year Update to the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan concluded in 2013

See 2015 Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan Update, 2020 Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan Mid-Term Update, and Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan for recent past update processes.

Since the 1970s, Boulder County and the City of Boulder and have jointly adopted the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan (BVCP) to guide planning and development in the city and surrounding area. Every five years the BVCP is updated to reflect changing conditions and community values.

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Past Public Meeting and Hearing Information

Board of County Commissioners
The County Commissioners canceled the scheduled January 29 public hearing after being advised of the January 16, 2013 Planning Commission action to not support Options C or D. Therefore the 2010 Major Five Year Update is concluded. Section II Amendment Procedures of the 2005 BVCP text, including the Area III Planning Reserve Service Area Expansion process, remains unchanged.
Documents: Staff report to Board of County Commissioners for January 29, 2013

Planning Commission
Public Hearing to discuss options for reviewing and acting on Area II Service Area Expansion proposals into the Area III-Planning Reserve. Public testimony was taken.
Date: January 16, 2013
Documents: Staff report to Planning Commission for January 16, 2013

Planning Commission/County Commissioners
A joint Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners Study Session was held on March 21.
Date: March 21, 2012
Action Requested: Discussion and direction. Public testimony was not taken at this time.

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