Changes proposed to Edwards master plan |

Changes proposed to Edwards master plan

Daily Staff Report

Eagle County officials are writing a new chapter for the Edwards Area Community Plan. The public is invited to comment on File PR-1585, amendment to the Edwards Area Community Plan; Design Guidelines for the Edwards Core Area. The text and associated photos and graphics of these guidelines are proposed to be inserted into the existing Edwards Area Community Plan as a new chapter.

Adoption hearings for this file are scheduled to begin on Sept. 17. The Eagle County Planning Commission has scheduled a special meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 27 to discuss the proposed design guideline amendment.

In an effort to be environmentally conscious, Eagle County is encouraging all interested parties to access the electronic document using the Community Development Web page,, as a very limited number of copies will be printed.

Written comments regarding the Wolcott Plan can be sent to Cliff Simonton, c/o Eagle County Community Development at P.O. Box 179, Eagle, CO 81631, or can be e-mailed to You may also call Simonton at (970) 328-8751, or send a fax to (970) 328-7185. All public comments received by Community Development during the referral period will be forwarded to the county’s Planning Commission for their consideration. The public also will have the opportunity to comment at the Sept. 17 Planning Commission meeting and at all subsequent adoption meetings.

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