Colorado Builders Rush To Beat Growth Curbs

Colorado builders have been rushing to city halls statewide to file housing applications to short-circuit a growth-control initiative.

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September 15, 2000, 8:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @planetizen


Larimer County, Colorado accepted 45 development applications this week. Usually that's what the county sees over a six-month period. In fact, so many developers have tried to file permits that cities and counties created a special one-page streamlined process for builders to apply for housing developments. However, proponents of the growth-control initiative are concerned that this flurry of activity is circumventing the new rules.

Thanks to Dan Tasman

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