The City Council also passed a resolution on Feb. 26 supporting SHAP — the Student Housing Action Plan — although it was clear that the plan’s complicated action items were still confusing. Initially a student housing plan and a multi-family housing plan were two separate projects. However, part way through the process the two wereContinue reading “Fort Collins Student Housing Plan Approved”
The City Council’s Feb. 19 agenda included a number of controversial items including a resolution to adopt a Student Housing Action Plan. However, consideration of the resolution was postponed because of a lengthy discussion regarding a fracking ban.
In a move that surprised observers, the City has resurrected the idea of a rental-licensing program, a proposal that has come and gone several times over the past decade. This time the concept has been mentioned in conjunction with the Student Housing Action Plan (SHAP) In mid-December the City Council directed staff to bring theContinue reading “Rental Licensing Added to Fort Collins Student Housing Plan”
On Nov. 20 The City Council quietly gave final approval to an ordinance to amend the Fort Collins Land Use Code to require greater public participation in the review process for multi-family developments. The ordinance requires larger developments with either 50 dwelling units or 75 bedrooms to be reviewed by the Planning & Zoning BoardContinue reading “Fort Collins City Council Increases Public Input for Multi-Family Developments”
A majority of the Fort Collins City Council supports a list of possible Land Use Code amendments designed to reduce adverse impacts of student/multifamily housing projects adjacent to single-family neighborhoods. Staff is proposing a phrased approach to deal with concerns raised by neighborhood residents. The Land Use Code amendments will tackle neighborhood compatibility, density andContinue reading “City Council Supports Stricter Standards for Multifamily Housing”