Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is an appointed board which reviews developments and land use codes. Board members must be legal residents of the Town of Nederland and serve for a 4-year term.   The current members of the Planning Commission are:

Stephanie MillerTrustee Liaison
Roger Cornell, Chairman (until 2018)
Steve Williams, Vice Chairman (until 2017)
Jesse Seavers (until 2020)
Stephanie Herring (until 2019)
Wendy Williams (until 2019)
Timmy Duggan (until 2018)
Greg Guevara (until 2017)

To email the whole board: planning commission *at symbol* nederlandco.org.  To email the Clerk for the Commission:  cynthiab *at symbol* nederlandco.org

The Planning Commission meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month in the Nederland Community Center.

The Planning Commission’s Current Work Plan consists of a concentration on policies related to housing goals set by the Board of Trustees. Subjects they will be working on in 2016/2017 include: 1) Short-term rentals, 2) Rental Housing licensing, 3) Accessory dwelling units, 4) Tiny homes, 5) Administrative streamlining of multi-family units (2-4 units). Also, the Work Plan will include efforts related to planned workforce housing at the old Town Maintenance Shops site on West 5th Street.

  Joint_BOT-PC_Work_Session_Notes_-_8.24.2016.pdf (101.8 KiB, 19 hits)

  BOT 2016-2018 Goals Adoption Resolution (91.3 KiB, 0 hits)

Plans and Maps

  2013 Comprehensive Plan (adopted) (3.8 MiB, 2,964 hits)

  Nederland Zoning Map (2.3 MiB, 1,990 hits)

Nederland Aerial Map (6mb PDF)

  Nederland Design Standards (1.4 MiB, 3,840 hits)

Mission

The Planning Commission is created for the following purposes (NMC Sec. 2-272):

    1. To prepare and maintain, subject to periodic revision as necessary, a Master Plan as described by state statutes.
    2. To implement the provisions of Chapters 16 and 17 of this Code, and to perform all functions and powers referred to in said chapters where reference is made.
    3. To study and recommend to the Board of Trustees amendments to the Zoning Map of the Town.
    4. To study and recommend appropriate zoning classifications for all annexations to the Town.
    5. To exchange information with the various governmental agencies charged with planning and zoning responsibilities and with the Board of Zoning Adjustment.
    6. To have all other duties and powers incidental to the above and any and all powers and duties set out by state statute, except that nothing herein shall permit the Planning Commission to make amendments to changes in the zoning of the Town, such powers expressly being reserved by the Board of Trustees.va
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