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Lyons Area Comprehensive Development Plan IGA-24-0003

Lyons Area Comprehensive Development Plan IGA-24-0003

The county’s longstanding history of cooperative land use planning with other local governments is central to the compact development pattern and open space preservation that make Boulder County what it is today. State law (Colorado Constitution Article XIV, § 18(2), CRS 29-1-201 through 29-20-107) authorizes local governments to enter into agreements for land use planning. Boulder County was at the forefront of applying this approach, adopting the original Boulder County Comprehensive Plan in 1978. Through comprehensive plans and intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) the county works with local municipalities to develop a long term shared land use vision that identifies areas appropriate for development and those prioritized for preservation. View information on Boulder County Land Use Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs).

Information regarding this matter, including the text and map of the comprehensive development plan and intergovernmental agreement, is available for public examination at the Boulder County Community Planning & Permitting Department, 13th and Spruce, Boulder, CO, 303-441-3930.

Past Public Meetings

Board of County Commissioners Public Hearing: Consideration to Extend the Lyons Planning Area Comprehensive Development Plan IGA – October 12, 2023

Hearing to consider an amendment extending the Lyons Planning Area Comprehensive Development Plan IGA through November 15, 2024, to give staff from the County and Lyons additional time to negotiate and adopt a long-term extension of a revised IGA. View the staff report and video of the Oct. 12, 2023 hearing.

Detailed information regarding this item may be obtained by contacting the Community Planning & Permitting Department ( / 303-441-3930).

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