To zone or not to zone, that’s the question for La Plata County

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To zone or not to zone, that’s the question for La Plata County

Multiple attempts to update the land-use code have failed
Commercial buildings off La Posta Road and other developments have not had to be subject to zoning, but La Plata County commissioners are considering adopting them in unincorporated areas – a move some say would offer people more information and certainty about what would be allowed on their parcels.
La Plata County commissioners listen to Jason Meininger , county planning director, deliver a presentation about La Plata County’s proposed land use earlier this year. The intricacies of land use and zoning are contentious topics commissioners are currently dealing with as they work to update codes.

To zone or not to zone, that’s the question for La Plata County

Commercial buildings off La Posta Road and other developments have not had to be subject to zoning, but La Plata County commissioners are considering adopting them in unincorporated areas – a move some say would offer people more information and certainty about what would be allowed on their parcels.
La Plata County commissioners listen to Jason Meininger , county planning director, deliver a presentation about La Plata County’s proposed land use earlier this year. The intricacies of land use and zoning are contentious topics commissioners are currently dealing with as they work to update codes.
Should La Plata County adopt zoning rules to make the development process more predictable for developers and private landowners?
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