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The Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan is used by the City of Boulder and Boulder County to guide long-range planning, the review of development proposals and other activities that shape the built and natural environments in the Boulder Valley. The plan helps the community create and preserve a sustainable future for the Boulder Valley and a high quality of life.

NEWS

Link to the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan Future Choice Forum Ad

Link to the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan events calendar

Future Choices Forums: Get ready to roll up your sleaves and work together to dive more deeply into topics like housing and jobs, neighborhood vitality, resilience, inclusivity and diversity. If you are not able to attend a Future Choices Forum, we still want to hear from you! Visit the Future Choices Forums page to review materials and submit ideas that will help inform the 2017 BVCP update draft.

The Second BVCP Survey: In early November, post card invitations for a second BVCP survey were sent to 6,000 randomly selected households. It's an opportunity to understand community opinions and preferences about specific policy choices. If you received an invitation for the survey, please follow the instructions and complete the survey online.  Visit the BVCP surveys page to learn more.

Land use changes in Boulder: On Tuesday, Oct. 13, City Council and the Planning Board had a joint public hearing to take testimony from community members. The hearing discussed the properties at 2130 and 6287 Arapahoe Ave.; 385 Broadway; 0, 693 and 695 S. Broadway; and 3485 Stanford Court. Visit the hearing schedule page to learn more about the hearings and read the staff report for the meeting.

Twin Lakes Road, 3261 Third St.: The City Council will take public feedback about these properties at the Nov. 10. public hearing. Go to the hearing schedule for more details.  Twin Lakes is on hold pending the County Planning Commission’s reconsideration of their Sept. 27 decision.

CU South reports and analysis: Check out the information from the CU South/City of Boulder land use change requests open house from Sept. 26. Visit the CU South web page to learn about the property, the process and ongoing studies.

Still to come: For the rest of this year, this website will be updated with information about ways to engage, meeting dates, reports and analysis. Keep checking back or stay up to date with the weekly planning newsletter.

COMING UP

Future Choices Forums Meeting - Central Boulder
Wednesday, Nov. 30  ●  6 to 8 p.m.  ●  First Presbyterian Church, 1820 15th St.
-- This is an opportunity to join discussions around key topics like housing affordability, diversity, jobs, housing balance, non-residential growth, design choices, and neighborhood walkability. The primary focus of this meeting will be the comprehensive plan, with opportunities for facilitated small group discussions. To see the schedule for the rest of the Future Choice Forums, please visit the BVCP Get Involved page.

Note:  From 5 to 6 p.m., at the same location, City Attorney Tom Carr will be available to explain the latest version of an ordinance that would legalize cooperative housing in Boulder under some circumstances.

Public Meeting: the University of Colorado's CU South Property
Monday Dec. 5  ●  6 to 8 p.m.  ●  CU SEEC Building Auditorium, 4001 Discovery Dr.
--  This is an opportunity to l earn additional information about the project and CU's future plans for the site. You will also be able to d iscuss key issues and interests associated with CU South in small groups, and s hare input that will help inform changes to the property's future uses, conservation potential and terms for annexation. To learn more about CU South, please visit the CU South page.

Future Choices Forums Meeting - North Boulder
Wednesday, Dec. 7  ●  6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  ●  Crest View Elementary, 1897 Sumac
--  This is an opportunity to join discussions around key topics like housing affordability, diversity, jobs, housing balance, non-residential growth, design choices, and neighborhood walkability. The primary focus of this meeting will be the comprehensive plan, with opportunities for facilitated small group discussions. To see the schedule for the rest of the Future Choice Forums, please visit the BVCP Get Involved page.

LEARN MORE

Link to learn more about the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan About the Plan

Learn more about the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan, which the City of Boulder and Boulder County use to guide long-range planning and help preserve the built and natural environments in the Boulder Valley. Read how the plan helps the community create and preserve a sustainable future and a high quality of life on the about the plan page.

Link to page about the BVCP update The Update

Every five years, Boulder and Boulder County update the BVCP. To find out more about the process, see the schedule and to learn about potential changes and the focus topics, go to the update page.
 

Link to the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan Get Involved page Get Involved

The Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan update is the community's chance to shape the Boulder Valley's future. Learn more about upcoming meetings, community events and ways to engage in the process, plus check out the results from the survey and focus groups and summaries of the listening sessions and the Boulder 2030 kickoff on the get involved page.

Link to Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan Key Resources and Maps page Key Resources and Maps

Explore interactive "story maps," dig in to the community trends reports, see demographic projections, read about how Boulder's neighborhoods changed over time and watch videos on the key resources and maps page.

 

CONTACT US

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