Ridgway Draft Ordinance on River Corridor Development Regulations

As a public service to inform the public of pending local legislation impacting the future of the Uncompahgre River, UWP is providing this link to the Aug. 9, 2017 version of

“An Ordinance Of The Town Of Ridgway, Colorado Amending The Official Zoning Map to Provide For The Uncompahgre River Overlay District And Creating River Corridor Development Regulations”.

The proposed municipal law was created to accomplish Goal 4 of Ridgway’s 2011 Land use Plan Update to “rreserve, restore, and re-engage the Uncompahgre River to strengthen the riparian corridor as an asset to the community”. It is expected to go to a vote on first reading by Ridgway Town Council on Sept. 13, and a final vote on second reading with a public hearing on Oct. 11.

Map of Ridgway Town Properties within the River Corridor Overlay District