Eagle County considers building ban

One of the fastest Colorado counties over the last decade is wondering if they have too much of a good thing.

Development has occured in Eagle County at suggest a rapid pace that County Commissioner Peter Runyon believes a ban is a neccessary “break” while the county updates its land use regulations. He wants the ban to only apply to changing a piece of land’s zoning to allow more homes to be built and allow for commissioners to be able to approve small subdivisions where the property owners can prove it would be a “hardship” to wait for the ban to expire.

Given how dependent the Eagle County economy is on real estate development, the discussions at the county courthose should be well attended. The issue is schedule to be on the Commissioners’ agenda in October.

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