Land Use Code Update Module 2 Topics

Discussions with Board of County Commissioners to set scope of the next set of topics for the LUC update will begin mid-September at the September 19th BOCC Work Session. The LUC item is planned to begin ~1:00pm in the BOCC chambers at 104 Crestone in Salida or virtually at The first meeting with BOCC will be a general overview to help set policy directions for these topics.

The topics for the Module 2 phase of the Land Use Code Update project are expected to include:

  • Subdivision standards and allowances within certain natural resource areas

  • Consideration of natural resource areas/overlays

  • Conservation subdivisions and clustered developments

  • Preliminary Zone District discussions

  • Minor and major subdivision review permit procedures

  • Shared well and septic standards

  • Road standards within subdivisions

  • Water supply and quality requirements for subdivisions

  • Water conservation incentives and water-conscious land use patterns

The Module 2 content review, drafting of code updates, input opportunities, and public hearings will span through the remainder of 2022, and adoption is forecast for February 2023.

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