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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Short-term rental considerations for new zoning regulations

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The City of Lafayette’s zoning regulation prohibits short-term rentals, though dozens operate throughout the city today. As a result, the City is embarking on a public process to determine the conditions under which short-term rentals could be a...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Planning Commission Openings

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The City is seeking residents interested in serving on the Planning Commission. There are two openings on the Planning Commission. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2022, by 3 pm.

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Design and construction team selected for Willoughby Corner

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Learn more about Boulder County Housing and Human Services' recent progress on the Willoughby Corner affordable neighborhood project located at Emma/120th St. The project features 400 affordable rental and for-sale homes.

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Water Dedication Requirement Updates

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Revocation of Cash-In-Lieu Preference

On August 17, 2021, City Council passed Resolution 2021-57 which terminates the cash-in-lieu of water dedication preference. What this means is that any project that requires water dedication would be required to dedic...

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Planning and Building
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Electrical Vehicle (EV) Provisions

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This past March, the City of Lafayette approved its first-ever Sustainability Plan highlighting the City's goal of reducing reliance on fossil fuels and increasing its use in renewable energy. To closely align with City-wide goals, Lafayette will adopt ne...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Solar Ready Provisions

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This past March, the City of Lafayette approved its first-ever Sustainability Plan highlighting the City's goal of reducing reliance on fossil fuels and increasing its use in renewable energy. To closely align with City-wide goals, Lafayette will adopt ne...

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Planning and Building
Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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