2020 BVCP Mid-Term Update: Policy Updates

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2020 Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan Mid-Term Update

BVCP Mid-term Update Recommended Policy and Text Changes

City and County staff are recommending these policy and text amendments to reflect recently adopted master plans, area plans and other confirmed new policy direction.

There are no new policy questions proposed as a part of this update, but only changes that reflect already adopted or accepted policy guidance since the last BVCP update.

  1. Chapter III Section 1 –Intergovernmental Cooperation – Add new policy language to reflect existing Memorandum of Understanding and direction in the 2019 Open Space Master Plan recognizing consultation with indigenous people about cultural resources on OSMP/city land
  2. Chapter III Section 6 Transportation – Amend and add new policy language to reflect 2019 Transportation Master Plan direction, add new policies for Transportation Equity and the Low-Stress Network, and updating other policies
  3. Chapter III Section 7 Housing, – Amend and add policy language to reflect the new affordable housing goal to secure 15 percent of all residential properties within Boulder as permanently affordable to low-, moderate-, and middle-income households by 2035; reflect direction from the adopted Homeless Strategy
  4. Chapter V Subcommunity and Area Planning, to reflect revisions approved in early 2019 by City Council and to add a summary of the adopted Alpine-Balsam Area Plan.

View proposed policy amendments HERE

2020 Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan Mid-Term Update

BVCP Mid-term Update Recommended Policy and Text Changes

City and County staff are recommending these policy and text amendments to reflect recently adopted master plans, area plans and other confirmed new policy direction.

There are no new policy questions proposed as a part of this update, but only changes that reflect already adopted or accepted policy guidance since the last BVCP update.

  1. Chapter III Section 1 –Intergovernmental Cooperation – Add new policy language to reflect existing Memorandum of Understanding and direction in the 2019 Open Space Master Plan recognizing consultation with indigenous people about cultural resources on OSMP/city land
  2. Chapter III Section 6 Transportation – Amend and add new policy language to reflect 2019 Transportation Master Plan direction, add new policies for Transportation Equity and the Low-Stress Network, and updating other policies
  3. Chapter III Section 7 Housing, – Amend and add policy language to reflect the new affordable housing goal to secure 15 percent of all residential properties within Boulder as permanently affordable to low-, moderate-, and middle-income households by 2035; reflect direction from the adopted Homeless Strategy
  4. Chapter V Subcommunity and Area Planning, to reflect revisions approved in early 2019 by City Council and to add a summary of the adopted Alpine-Balsam Area Plan.

View proposed policy amendments HERE