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File #: Ordinance 24-2021    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/28/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 10/19/2021
Title: Ordinance 24-2021: An ordinance on second reading repealing Littleton City Code Titles 10 and 11, and portions of Title 4, and replacing them with Title 10, the Unified Land Use Code
Attachments: 1. 1. Ordinance No. 24-2021, 2. 2. Exhibit A - Unified Land Use Code Link and Table of Contents, 3. 3. Exhibit B - Zoning Map, 4. 4. Staff Report, 5. 5. ULUC Redline DRAFT Comments, 6. 6. Citizen Comments_10-14.2021, 7. 7. PC Resolution No. 06-2021_SIGNED, 8. 8. Presentation_Ord. 24-2021
Agenda Date: 10/19/2021

Subject:
Title
Ordinance 24-2021: An ordinance on second reading repealing Littleton City Code Titles 10 and 11, and portions of Title 4, and replacing them with Title 10, the Unified Land Use Code
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Prepared by:
Kathleen Osher, Community Services Director

PURPOSE:
Consider an ordinance approving the Unified Land Use Code (ULUC) to replace Littleton City Code Titles 10 and 11, and portions of Title 4.

PRESENTATIONS:
Staff Presenter(s): Jennifer Henninger, Community Development Director
Kathleen Osher, Community Services Director
Additional Presenter(s): Bret C. Keast, AICP, CEO, Kendig Keast Collaborative

SUMMARY:
It has been nearly half a century since the City's land use and zoning codes have been entirely updated with the last complete update occurring in 1976. The Unified Land Use Code (ULUC) will introduce a new structure and adopt a methodology for land use and zoning that is clear, simple, and focuses on quality design and land use. The ULUC articulates what the city wants instead of what is prohibited. The new structure takes a more active approach to absorb new practices and procedures and ensure the land use and zoning code carry the city forward for the next decades.

After four years of community input through the Envision Littleton process, the ULUC is under consideration for adoption. On September 20, 2021, HPB recommended approval of the ULUC with three minor conditions to the parts of the ULUC pertaining to historic preservation:

1) Section 10-8-4.3(A)(2)(a) paragraphs three and four, replace "fair rate of return" with "reasonable rate of return"
2) Section 10-9-8.1(B)(3)(a) insert the words "interior of" as follows: "A Certificate of Appropriateness shall not be required for any change to the interior of a designated history property or INTERIOR OF any building in a historic district"
3) Section 10-9-8.1(B)(3)(a) insert the words "interior of" as follows: "A Certificate of Appropriateness shall not be re...

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