Want to take a deep dive into Denver’s rezoning process? Sign up to get involved by filling out this Interest Form
City planners are working with community members to review Denver’s process for rezoning properties and recommend potential updates. The year-long project will focus on implementing city goals around equity, as stated in Blueprint Denver, Denver’s citywide land use and transportation plan. See the Project Web Page Here
Do you want to help improve transparency and access to the rezoning process? Address what is required to rezone a property? Think about how rezonings can lead to more equitable outcomes for communities? Then sign up to participate in the Advancing Equity in Rezoning project by completing the interest form to tell us how you want to be involved – it may be participating in a small focus group, completing a survey, attending a meeting or workshop among others.
Sign up to get involved by filling out this Interest Form
Task Force Meeting #1 held on Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Community Planning and Development announced some new updates for the Advancing Equity in Rezoning project. This project will work on improving transparency and access to the rezoning process and explore how rezonings can lead to equitable outcomes that better serve all community members. The community task force, a key element of the project’s outreach plan, has been formed. The first task force meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 12, which is open for the public to observe.
Task Force Meeting #1
3-5 p.m., Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Observe via Zoom: https://bit.ly/3EEqlLg
You can learn more about the task force and its members here: https://bit.ly/3py9yFl
Task force members will help develop strategies to modernize the rezoning process and criteria and help advance Blueprint Denver’s equity concepts by reviewing best practices, identifying key issues and refining alternatives and recommendations. Task force members were selected from the more than 80 community members who submitted the interest form. The task force includes a diverse range of stakeholders from across Denver with experience in neighborhood advocacy and/or the rezoning process and who bring various equity lenses to the discussion.
Keep an eye out for additional opportunities to participate in the project. You can sign up for email updates and stay connected here: https://bit.ly/3mHvcW5
Read the Denverite coverage of the Advancing Equity in Rezoning Project here