Boulder Junction Test For New Code

The City Council says Boulder’s new form-based code guidelines should be specific enough to not leave developers guessing about city requirements but flexible enough to avoid design mediocrity. Form-based code focuses more on building design and the type of public spaces created by buildings than it does on the uses that are allowed in differentContinue reading “Boulder Junction Test For New Code”

Boulder: Building Height Discussion New Version of Growth Debate

Boulder’s latest controversy is related to the proposal to remove developers’ ability to request height variances for a two year period. Observers call this one of the nastiest political fights in years. The reason this discussion has become so heated is because it is the latest variant in the growth/no growth debate. Boulder is aContinue reading “Boulder: Building Height Discussion New Version of Growth Debate”