Community Development

ACTIVE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

COMMUNITY MEETING SCHEDULED FOR 1628  VIRGINIA STREET HABITAT FOR HUMANITY PROJECT

A Community Meeting was held in regard to a proposed Habitat For Humanity townhouse project located at 1628 Miner Street. The community meeting is an opportunity for interested parties to be introduced to the project, ask questions, and offer feedback. 

Information about the project can be downloaded here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=16NWLMlYCJ_q7hRKjYslq1YGT3Kzcx6mm


COMMUNITY MEETING WAS HELD FOR 2800 MINER MULTI FAMILY PROJECT

A Community Meeting was held for a proposed multi family project at 2800 Miner Street. 3 Builds are proposed for a total of 69 units.

The meeting was held on Thursday December 5 at 6 PM, at City Hall, located at 1711 Miner Street. 

Information about the project can be downloaded herehttps://drive.google.com/open?id=17uBAQN58waUuaODqtwByQYCQu9mUk5Zp


CLEAR CREEK COUNTY HEALTH CLINIC 

A Planning Commission hearing was held for the Clear Creek County Health Clinic. The hearing was on Wednesday, December 4, at 6PM.

Information regarding this project can be downloaded herehttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1S94kJURQ0IvW4EScQv_tHfm6PbD3vXLC


THE MIGHTY ARGO GONDOLA DEVELOPMENT PLAN

Information for this project can be downloadedhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1o_DfqwNlwBdzJCMqs_QdoXv3LY1Yt1YY


VARIANCE BOARD HEARING FOR 1628 VIRGINIA

A Variance Board meeting to discuss setback variances for a proposed townhouse project was held on October 30 at 5PM.

Information regarding this project can be downloaded here.


COMMUNITY MEETING SCHEDULED FOR POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON SCHOOL PROPERTIES.

A community meeting was scheduled to discuss redevelopment of Gold Digger Field, the County Bus Maintenance Facility, and the Former Middle / High School Property.

The community meeting was held on Wednesday June 12, 5:30PM at Carlson Elementary School, 1300 Colorado Blvd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452.

Documents concerning this community meeting can be downloadedhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=14_puAUhD_Ia7DLwgQ62LGY-8vbYV_uhX


Mighty Argo and Virginia Canyon Mountain Park Planned Development

On June 10th, 2019, City Council approved the Formal Rezoning for the Mighty Argo and Virginia Canyon Mountain Park Planned Development.

Information regarding this project can be downloaded. Click HERE.

City Council Hearing to be held on the Argo on May 28th.


Soda Creek Highlands

Information regarding this project can be downloaded. Click HERE

A Community Meeting for the Soda Creek Highlands Project was held on Thursday, December 13 at 5:30 PM at City Hall in Idaho Springs.

The Soda Creek Highlands is a proposed multifamily project consisting of townhouses and condominiums of up to 345 units. 

The project is located above (west) of Pine Slop Road on approximately 45 acres (adjacent to the City-owned water tank).

This community meeting was an opportunity for interested parties to be introduced to the project, ask questions, and offer feedback.


COMMUNITY MEETING FOR HEALTH CLINIC.

A community meeting was scheduled regarding a new County Health Clinic. The Community Meeting was held at 6PM on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. The purpose for this community meeting is for the Applicant to present the proposal to the community and solicit feedback regarding the project.

Information regarding this project can be downloaded at:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1S94kJURQ0IvW4EScQv_tHfm6PbD3vXLC


Idaho Springs Blight Study

The Blight Study Document

East End REVISED Study Area Map

West End REVISED Study Area Map

A Blight Study was undertaken by the City of Idaho Springs. A Community Meeting was held on Monday, March 26, 2019 at City Hall. Information from that meeting can be downloaded. 

East End Study Area Map

West End Study Area Map

Presentation on Blight Study


The City of Idaho Springs is zoned. Before buying property or starting a construction project, check the allowed uses for your zone.

Zoning Map
Historic District Map
Use Districts
Annexations
Areas and Activities of State Interest
Clear Creek Greenway Project
Comprehensive Plan
East End Action Plan
Virginia Canyon Mountain Park
Municipal Code

Alan Tiefenbach

Community Development Planner
1711 Miner St • PO Box 907
Idaho Springs, CO 80452
planning@idahospringsco.com  
(303) 567-4421 x118