Revised Floodplain Regulations Could Limit Construction

City staff and the Water Board are recommending that the City prohibit building in the Poudre River’s 100 year floodplain, which is more restrictive than the existing code and would impact 2,000 acres and 256 parcels. As usual, there was a difference of opinion on Council. Wade Troxell opposed the stricter regulations while David Roy and Kelly Ohlson were supportive. Mayor Doug Hutchinson directed staff to conduct outreach with property owners before finalizing a proposal for Council’s consideration.

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