Sidestepping Growth Management

Several Colorado town are taking steps to sidestep a new growth management proposal. Is democracy the answer?

Leaders of Colorado towns Broomfield, Superior and Erie have passed measures aimed at sidestepping the Responsible Growth Initiative should voters pass the growth management proposal into law at the polls in November. The initiative, which aims to restrict growth, would require development proposals in Colorado's more populated cities to be approved by voters.

Thanks to Dan Tasman

Full Story: County towns split on growth

Comments

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $199
Planetizen Courses image ad

Planetizen Courses

Advance your career with subscription-based online courses tailored to the urban planning professional.
Starting at $14.95 a month

City Coasters

Hand-drawn engraved maps of your favorite neighborhoods are divided up across 4 coasters making each one unique.
$36.00
Book cover of Unsprawl

Unsprawl: Remixing Spaces as Places

Explore visionary, controversial and ultimately successful strategies for building people-centered places.
Starting at $12.95