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File #: 18-0886    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 8/6/2018 In control: Land Use, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
On agenda: 10/8/2018 Final action:
Title: A bill for an ordinance relating to the Denver Zoning Code, to improve clarity and usability. Approves a text amendment to the Denver Zoning Code to clarify what constitutes a "sign" for purposes of zoning regulation and correct a code drafting error that may cause confusion regarding permitted setback encroachments for one-story porches and similar features. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 8-21-18.
Indexes: Zach Rothmier
Attachments: 1. BR18 0886 CPD DZC 2018 Text Amd 2 Supporting 2, 2. BR18 0886 CPD DZC 2018 Text Amd 2 Supporting, 3. BR18 0886 CPD DZC 2018 Text Amd 2, 4. DZC_Amd-2_Color-as-Signs_Encroachments_LUTI_Redline_08-06-18, 5. Text_Amd-2_LUTI_Staff_Report_08-21-18, 6. Text_Amendment2_Summary, 7. 18-0886_BillforOrdinance_Zoning Text_Amend_signs_and_encroachments082818.pdf, 8. 18-1886_CleanVersion_DZC-Amd-2_Color-as_Signs_Encroachments_City_Council_Clean_08-29-18.pdf, 9. 18-0886_RedlineVersion_DZC_Amd-2_Color-as_Signs_Encroachments_CC_Redline_08-29-18.pdf, 10. 18-0886 Filed BillforOrdinance_Zoning Text_Amend_signs_and_encroachments082818.pdf, 11. Text_Amendment2_Summary, 12. Text_Amd-2_CC_Staff_Report_10-08-18, 13. 18-0886 - signed, 14. 18-0886 Filed for an ordinance relating to the Denver Zoning Code
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 8-7-18

Requesting Agency: Community Planning and Development
Division:

Subject Matter Expert:

Name: Matthew Seubert
Email: matthew.seubert@denvergov.org


Item Title & Description:
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A bill for an ordinance relating to the Denver Zoning Code, to improve clarity and usability.
Approves a text amendment to the Denver Zoning Code to clarify what constitutes a "sign" for purposes of zoning regulation and correct a code drafting error that may cause confusion regarding permitted setback encroachments for one-story porches and similar features. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 8-21-18.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
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This Text Amendment provides two distinct clarifications/corrections to the Denver Zoning Code.
A. Colors as Signs Definition Clarification: Signs typically have words, figures, designs, symbols, and other attributes that advertise. Currently the definition of a "Sign" refers to "colors" as being one way to convey an advertising message. While colors may be part of such designs, the zoning cod...

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