Loveland: Council Approves Mirasol Annexation

The City Council approved an annexation and zoning of 6.8 acres of land owned by the Housing Authority into the City of Loveland. The parcel will be part of the Mirasol Community senior development. The property is located at the southeast corner of 4Street SE and S. St. Louis Avenue, directly north of Mirasol. TheContinue reading “Loveland: Council Approves Mirasol Annexation”

Loveland: Zoning Code Update

At an annual reception for City Council and staff, LBAR’s leadership learned Loveland is planning a major update of its zoning code following the adoption of Create Loveland, the updated comprehensive plan. The City is creating a task force to assist in designing the new code and asked LBAR to participate in that effort.

Loveland: Neighbors Protest Annexation

Tuesday night the City Council considered an annexation proposal for an 83-acre parcel west of Taft near the Lakeside Terrace subdivision. The owner wants to annex and zone the property, known as the Water’s Edge Addition, as low-density residential, which is compatible with the City’s current comprehensive plan and proposed Create Loveland master plan. However,Continue reading “Loveland: Neighbors Protest Annexation”

Loveland: Comp Plan Moves Towards Adoption

Create Loveland, the City’s latest comprehensive plan, is about a year behind schedule. However, the Planning Commission unanimously approved a draft in February and soon the final version will be considered for adoption by the City Council. At the Council’s latest study session, the conversation around Create Loveland focused on the cost of implementing someContinue reading “Loveland: Comp Plan Moves Towards Adoption”

Loveland: Comp Plan Taking Shape

Recently staff provided an update for the City Council on the revisions to the comprehensive plan known as Create Loveland. The plan focuses on nine key elements, including a downtown renaissance, revitalizing older neighborhoods, existing urban centers, corridors and gateways, and transit and transportation. Each element has an array of “supporting strategies” to implement eachContinue reading “Loveland: Comp Plan Taking Shape”

Loveland: Input Needed at Comp Plan Meetings

The City of Loveland is continuing its outreach as staff and a citizen group continue working on the latest Comprehensive Plan Update, which is known as “Create Loveland.” Three more public meetings are scheduled this month: Feb. Feb. 10, 5 – 7 pm, , Loveland Aleworks, 118 W. Fourth St. Feb. 14 Noon – 5 pm.Continue reading “Loveland: Input Needed at Comp Plan Meetings”

City of Loveland Embarks on Comp Plan Update

The City’s long-range planning guide, the Comprehensive Plan, is periodically reviewed and a major update is scheduled to be complete in 2015. Staff say that much of the 2005 Comprehensive Plan and the 2011 Implementation Plan is still relevant, so changes will focus on updating the community baseline, crafting a guiding vision, integrating land useContinue reading “City of Loveland Embarks on Comp Plan Update”