Problems with Weld County Land Use Policies

Billboard finalWeld County is a rapidly growing, dynamic region of Colorado. Not only residential but also commercial and industrial activities will be needed to maintain a suitable balance between economic growth and quality of life. During the last two years, Weld County has fallen behind in land use planning and changes.

Areas in which the County is experiencing problems include:

Compatibility Management. Weld County has no definition of compatibiilty nor any useful guidelines for assessing incompatibilities between activities such as residential and heavy industrial. Click here to read more ...

Vague Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan is vague and contains direct conflicts and inconsistencies within sections that enable Commissioners to interpret it to support virtually any activity. Click here to read more ...

Lack of Consistency in Appying Criteria. Because of the vague Comprehensive Plan, Commissioners are not held to any expectations of consistency in applying the criteria in the plan. Click here to read more ...

Commissioners Not Expected to Thoroughly Consider Public Input. Commissioners often ignore input from surrounding communities and other members of the public. Click here to read more ...

Commissioners Receive Financial Support from Firms Who Are or Will Be Applicants for Land Use Changes. Commissioners are not restricted in sources of funds for election financing, and they have accepted donations for out-of-town conferences for County employees from firms with land use applications under review or expected to come under review. Click here to read more ...

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Email: clr34na@gmail.com

Mail: CLR-34

c/o Dave Kisker, President

6681 Apache Road

Johnstown, CO  80534

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