Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Larimer County Adopts Disaster Amendment to Land Use Code and Reduces Permit Fees

In 2012 the Commissioners adopted a resolution approving a re-building program in the wake of the High Park Fire. This year following September’s disastrous floods, Larimer County is taking a different tactic and has instead adopted an amendment to the Land use Code. The amendment creates a quicker process to address re-building after disasters and… Continue reading Larimer County Adopts Disaster Amendment to Land Use Code and Reduces Permit Fees

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder, Govt Boulder

Boulder County Considering Disaster Code Amendment

On Oct 16th the Boulder County Planning Commision will hold a hearing on Land Use Code amendments (Text Amendments to Article 19 of the Land Use Code Governing Redevelopment Following Natural Disasters) in response to the flood that struck the Front Range in September. As drafted, these regulations are interim in nature and will be… Continue reading Boulder County Considering Disaster Code Amendment

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado, Govt - State of Colorado

Reminder Concerning Flood-Damaged Homes

According to the Colorado Office of Emergency Management, the 2013 floods destroyed 1,502 homes and damaged 17,494 more. It is critical that consumers and their REALTORS understand the complexities and legal issues regarding homes that were under contract at the time of flooding. Section 19 of the Contract to Buy and Sell Residential Real Estate… Continue reading Reminder Concerning Flood-Damaged Homes

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado, Govt - State of Colorado

Regional Highway Repair will Top $475 Million

According to the latest estimate, the cost to repair or replace Colorado’s flood-damaged highways will be $475 million. The State is making $91.5 million available. Colorado’s congressional delegation began lobbying right way to convince Congress to increase the amount of FEMA funding available for infrastructure to $500 million when it became obvious that the damage… Continue reading Regional Highway Repair will Top $475 Million