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City Council Adopts New Development Code


Greeley City Council unanimously voted on Sept. 21, 2021 to approve a new development code that will go into effect on Oct. 1, 2021.

The development code, Title 24 of the city’s municipal code, is a set of regulations that govern development in the city. The updated code provides options for additional housing types on smaller lots, reorganizes and reformats the code into easy-to-use chapters, and better aligns with the city’s 2018 Comprehensive Plan, the 2019 Strategic Housing Plan, and council’s three-year priorities.

Additionally, the development code update:

  • Revises existing processes and procedures to create predictable and consistent, but flexible standards
  • Provides more housing options for a variety of income levels
  • Develops best practices for connecting trails and streets, embedding open spaces and street types, and housing compatibility and uses.

To update the city’s development code, staff worked with a citizen’s advisory committee, a homebuilder focus group, and a technical committee. During that process, officials conducted numerous work sessions with the planning commission and city council to develop a more modern code with simplified and flexible processes and procedures.

The last major update to the development code was in 1998.

To learn more about the new development code, contact Chief Planner Carol Kuhn at or call 970-350-9276.

Release Date:
Sep 27, 2021

For more information, media representatives should contact:
Carol Kuhn, chief planner

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