Frustrations mount over La Plata County’s proposed land-use code

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Frustrations mount over La Plata County’s proposed land-use code

Ag community views land plan as threat to property rights
Some members of the La Plata County agricultural community, including Ignacio rancher J. Paul Brown, are concerned proposed land-use changes could negatively affect businesses and property values in rural parts of the county. “This (the proposed land-use code) locks us in and that devalues our property,” Brown told county staff this week during a contentious meeting about the codes. Two meetings are scheduled this month to discuss the proposed land-use code.
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Two meetings are scheduled this month to discuss proposed changes to the La Plata County land-use code:
The agricultural community will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Oxford Grange. The meeting is open to the public.The La Plata County Board of County Commissioners will host a forum at 7 p.m. Jan 16 at the Administration Building, 1101 East Second Ave.

Frustrations mount over La Plata County’s proposed land-use code

Some members of the La Plata County agricultural community, including Ignacio rancher J. Paul Brown, are concerned proposed land-use changes could negatively affect businesses and property values in rural parts of the county. “This (the proposed land-use code) locks us in and that devalues our property,” Brown told county staff this week during a contentious meeting about the codes. Two meetings are scheduled this month to discuss the proposed land-use code.
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