EL PASO COUNTY POLICY PLAN


 CHAPTER III

 APENDIX III

 
SMALL AREA PLAN MAP
 
APPENDIX III
MATRIX OF EL PASO COUNTY SMALL AREA PLANS (1 of 2)

 

             

Name of Plan

Date Approved

Square Miles

Key Issues

Graphic

Textual

Key Policies
             
Woodmen Valley Master Plan 1977 Approx. 1.75 1990 Land Use Plan (1970) Showed higher density Inventory Maps only Analysis + Brief Statement of Policy Preserve rural- residential densities
Ute Pass Comprehensive Plan 1982 65 -Concern with potential for sprawl, visual impacts and availability of services Strict Map approach; Visual Impact Map Area Profiles, Goals and Objectives. Some textual recommendations

-Strict limitation of commercial areas.

-Infill and cluster development in buildable areas

Tri-Lakes Comprehensive Plan 1983 53 - Impending Gary Center (now Regency Park) development -Fairly generalized Land Use Concept Map Profile, Goals and Policies, Preferred Overall Land Use Scenario -Infill and contiguous expansion of existing developments
Highway 94 Comprehensive Plan 1985 100

-Managing growth expectations Surrounding Falcon Air Force Base (FAFB)

-Zoning of area

-Generalized Concept Map Area Profile, Goals and Policies, Overall Land Use Scenario

-Accommodation of development plans

-Buffering of FAFB

-Preservation of r.o.w.

Black Forest Preservation Plan 1987 128

-Preservation of rural- residential lifestyle

-Reduction in thru traffic

-City annexations

-Geographically specific Concept Map Area Profile, Goals and Policies, Sub-area land use scenarios

-Five-acre overall densities in core area

-Allowance of urban densities to the west and south

South Central Plan 1988 130

-Agricultural land management

-Locally unwanted land uses (LULUS)

-No graphic except planning unit map Profile, and Goals, Policies and Scenarios. All tied to short, medium and long-term time horizons.

-Not getting more than fair share of LULUS, especially waste disposal

-Proper range management

-Preservation of road corridors

Ellicott Valley Comprehensive Plan 1989 198

-Economic development

-Possible toll road corridor

-Possible zoning

No graphic plan; Inventory Maps only; No planning units

Profile, Goals and Policies

Growth Management planning approach

-Economic development orientation

-Growth Management approach

-Reservation of road corridors

Southwestern/ Highway 115 Comprehensive Plan 1990 45

-Highway safety

-Environmental preservation

-Transient housing

Graphically defined sub-areas, but no land use map Profile, Critical Issues, Goals and Policies

-Maximize safety along Highway 115

-Preserve environmental and visual resources

-Generally discourage resource extraction

Falcon/ Peyton Comprehensive Plan 1993 153

-Protection of groundwater

-Preservation of rural residential lifestyle

-Road alignments and safety

-Somewhat specific Concept Map, more detailed townsite maps Profile, Goals and Policies, Sub-area land use scenarios

-Protection of natural systems, especially groundwater

-Retain rural residential character while accommodating mix of rural residential and urban density uses

-Efficient provision of services

 
 
APPENDIX III
 
MATRIX OF EL PASO COUNTY SMALL AREA PLANS (2 of 2)

 

Name of Plan

Committee Structure

POPULATION

Major Activities since Adoption
   

When Adopted

1995

Projections
 

Other Comments
Woodmen Valley Master Plan Ad Hoc Citizens’ Group     Buildout of Existing Tracts

-Slow absorption

-Suburban development to west, south and east

-recent connection to City water

-Area was originally tracted in 1950s
Ute Pass Comprehensive Plan Ad Hoc Facilitated Committee

2,775*

(1980) Projection

2,500 Estimate Included projections thru year 2000; area is at low end of these

-Slow absorption and residential upgrades

-Water system improvements

-Continued reliance on individual septic systems

-1976 planning effort became untracked at last minute

*Includes Green Mountain Falls

Tri-Lakes Comprehensive Plan Ad Hoc Facilitated Committee

5,457#

(1980)

17,500# Included projections thru year 2000; area is at high end of these.

-High rates of growth

-Substantial absorption of existing parcels

-Inactive Sketch Plans

-Annexation by Monument

-#1 priority for an update

#Includes Monument and Palmer Lake

Highway 94 Comprehensive Plan Board-Appointed Committee

1,000

(1983)

1,100 No projection

-Development and Expansion of FAFB

- Approval and subsequent dormancy of development plans

 
Black Forest Preservation Plan Board-Appointed Committee

6,500

(1986)

8,143*

(1990)

10,000* Included Buildout Scenarios

-Steady absorption of existing lots

-A few new subdivisions

-This document updated a Plan done in 1971

*Includes some parts of Falcon/ Peyton

South Central Plan Informal Board-Appointed Committee

192

(1980)

200 No specific projections

-Little overall activity

-Midway Landfill approved

-35-acre lots created

-City has purchased Williams Res. site

-Much of this work done by a consultant
Ellicott Valley Comprehensive Plan Board-Appointed Committee

1,127

(1980)

1,339

(1986)

1,500 No specific projections

-Limited development

-Contentious zoning issue

-Tightening of ground water regulations

-School facility financing problems

 
Southwestern/ Highway 115 Comprehensive Plan Board-Appointed Committee

1,122

(1980)

1,300

(1989 est.)

1,400 No specific projections

- Limited development

-Creation of fire district

-Nature Conservancy acquisition

 
Falcon/ Peyton Comprehensive Plan Board-Appointed Committee

3,227

(1990)

5,000 Buildout scenarios

-Short period since adoption

-Contentious zoning issue

-Woodmen Hills Plan being revised

-Activity in Falcon townsite

-High growth rate

 

 


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