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Current Planning and Development Review

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NOTE: New fees are starting January 1, 2018. 

Program Goals:
Development Review for new construction and site plans is a program that maintains the important balance of preserving Breckenridge’s small town Victorian character and the natural setting of the community.

Breckenridge Development Code
Town of Breckenridge Vision Plan
Town of Breckenridge Planning Commission
New Construction Packet - Helpful for first time builders.

(For additional information and upcoming meeting dates on projects, please contact the Planning Department)

Pending and In Process Projects:

Block 11 Housing: On June 4th the Planning Commission held a work session on the next phase of Block 11 workforce housing directly south of Blue 52 townhomes. The development consists of 96 rental apartments (a mix of micro units, Studios, 1 bedroom and 2 bedrooms) on 5.2 acres. The proposal received support from the Planning Commission and will move forward as a Town Project Public Hearing in December 2018.

Denison Apartments, 1910 Denison Placer Road: A proposal to construct two apartment buildings with 16, one-bedroom and 16 two- bedroom apartments totaling 26,632 sq. ft. The buildings are sited on 1.2742 acres and will feature 16 deed restricted employee apartments and 16 market rate apartments that have a short-term rental restriction. This project is scheduled for preliminary hearing on June 19, 2018 by the Planning Commission.

Cucumber Creek Estates Subdivision: The applicant is proposing to subdivide a 9.24 acre parcel into six tracts of land. This subdivision is based on a Master Plan that was approved in 2016 for 23 residential units. This project was approved during a combined hearing by the Planning Commission on June 4, 2018, and was approved by Town Council on June 5, 2018.

Block 11 Site Grading: The Town of Breckenridge is proposing a phased grading of Block 11. The purpose of the project is to excavate and remove soils materials from the site and relocate it to another Town owned parcel for future use. This application has been scheduled for public hearing at both the April 12, 2018 Planning Commission meeting and April 24, 2018 Town Council meeting.

Ten Mile Room 505 South Park Avenue: The applicant is proposing a conference room at 505 South Park Avenue. The original building on this site collapsed in January of 2017. The application includes a new 7,859 square foot structure. This application has been scheduled for a final hearing at the July 3, 2018 Planning Commission meeting.

Noble House Addition, Restoration, and Landmarking: The Town of Breckenridge Community Development Department has received a Class B Minor Development Permit application to restore the historic Noble House at 213 S. Ridge St. The proposal includes the removal of a non-compliant addition, the relocation of the house 5 ft. to the east, installation of a full foundation under a new addition, construction of a connector element and small barn on the west end of the property totaling 1,200 sq. ft. above ground, a new 767 sq. ft. basement, and the local landmarking of the historic structure. The application is currently scheduled for public hearing at the May 15, 2018 Planning Commission meeting.

Verizon Wireless Communication Facility: The Town of Breckenridge Community Development Department has received a Class A Development Permit application to install a wireless communication facility at 305 S. Ridge St. The proposal includes screened antennas on the existing building’s roof, equipment in the existing parking garage, and associated cables and conduit. There is not any additional density proposed with this application. The Planning Commission held a public hearing on the application at their January 30, 2018 meeting and moved to continue the application to their February 20, 2018 meeting. This hearing has since been continued to May 1, 2018.  A third party analysis has been completed on this matter, and can be viewed by clicking here.

New Peak 8 Hotel Development Agreement (1599 Ski Hill Road): The applicant, Lionheart BGV Ventures, LLC is requesting a Development Agreement from the Town Council on the property most widely known as the Administrative lot for Breckenridge Ski Resort for a new hotel and residential condominium development. The Planning Commission is hosted a worksession at their January 16th meeting, and a development agreement will be before Town Council on February 27, 2018.

Town of Breckenridge Development Code Updates: A Development Code Steering Committee, comprised of three Staff Members, two Planning Commissioners, and four local architects, is in the process of reviewing the Town Development Code in order to bring the code up to date. This is a multiple month long project with an aim to adopt the suggested changes in early 2018.  A Work Session at the Planning Commission will be held at their April 3 meeting.

Breckenridge Sign Code: Staff is working on a complete overhaul of the Town of Breckenridge Sign Code in order to be in conformance with recent Federal Court decisions regarding signage. The existing foundation and policies within the Sign Code are not going to change in substance; however, the format and wording need to be updated to conform to the recent court decisions.

Recently Approved Projects:

Brenner Materials Concrete Batch Plant, 13545 Colorado State Highway 9: The applicant is proposing to have a Concrete Batch Plant Production operation. The operation will consist of storing, combining, and delivering Ready Mix Concrete. The raw materials will be hauled into the location from various sources, and will be stored until use. This project was approved by Planning Commission at the final hearing on March 20, 2018, and approved by Town Council on March 27, 2018.

Searle House Restoration, Landmarking and Addition, 300 East Washington Avenue: The applicant is proposing to restore/renovate the existing Searle House, locally landmark the structure, add a full basement beneath the historic house and build an addition with an accessory apartment and two-car garage. This project was approved by Planning Commission at the final hearing on March 20, 2018, and approved by Town Council on March 27, 2018.

Poor House Landmarking and Addition, 307 South French Street: A proposal to renovate and build a full basement beneath the historic house. This historic house is also proposed to be locally landmarked. This project was approved by Planning Commission at a combined hearing on April 3, 2018, and approved by Town Council on April 10, 2018.

F-Lot/Riverwalk Public Parking Structure: The Town Council approved a new public parking structure at their March 13th meeting located partially on the existing F Lot providing 406 parking spaces with a total size of approximately 155,273 square feet with 10,173 square feet of density to include a transit center on South Park Avenue and lobby/restrooms on W. Adams Avenue.  There will be a total of 246 surface parking spaces remaining on the Tiger Dredge and F Lots and a net gain of 267 spaces overall on site.  Construction of the parking structure is slated for Spring 2018. 

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Hilliard House Restoration, Addition and Landmarking, 110 South Ridge Street: The applicant is proposing to restore, rehabilitate and build a full basement beneath the historic house, removing all existing non-historic and non-conforming additions. Restore the historic shed, add a full basement and connect to the side of the house. Add a new connector and kitchen to the rear of the house. Add a new market rate housing unit at the rear of property and create a basement level deed-restricted employee housing unit beneath the new kitchen. The historic house and shed are proposed to be locally landmarked. This project was approved by Planning Commission at the final hearing on February 20, 2018, and by Town Council on February 27, 2018.

River Park, 470 Flora Dora Drive: The Town is proposing to construct a new park on Block 11, adjacent to the Blue 52 neighborhood. The park will include a pavilion with restrooms, a variety of recreational amenities, and a connection to the Blue River Recreation Path. This project was approved by Planning Commission on January 30, 2018 and approved by Town Council on February 6, 2018.

Village at Breckenridge Master Plan Amendment and Chateaux Hotel Condominium Meeting Room/Office Change of Use, 405 Village Rd.: The applicant proposes to amend the 1983 Village at Breckenridge Master Plan to transfer 3.74 SFEs to the Chateaux Condominiums and change the allowed use of the existing common area meeting room in the Chateaux to commercial office for the purpose of an HOA office (The conversion of the existing 284 sq. ft. meeting room, 12 sq. ft. ski closet, and portion of lobby in the Chateaux Building to 402 sq. ft. commercial office). This conversion would include a new storefront window, glass door, and accessible walkway and handrail. The applicant also proposes to transfer 0.2 SFE from Lots 3&4 (Liftside/Peak 9) to Lot 5 (Plaza 1/Antero) in order to provide density for two future 100 sq. ft. vendor carts. The application was approved at a Public Hearing at the January 16, 2018 Planning Commission meeting, was approved by Town Council at the January 23, 2018 meeting.

Lincoln Park at the Wellington Neighborhood Subdivision Filing #3: Per the Lincoln Park at the Wellington Neighborhood Master Plan, a proposal to subdivide a portion of Remainder Lot 2 Block 6 Wellington Neighborhood Subdivision # 2 Future Development/Lincoln Park at The Wellington Neighborhood  into 13 lots, private alleys, public right of way, with private and public open space. Approximately 80% of the total units in Lincoln Park at the Wellington Neighborhood are subject to existing restrictions providing local occupancy, an owner occupancy requirement, and resale price limitations. This project was approved at the June 20, 2017 Planning Commission meeting, and was approved by Town Council on June 27, 2017. 

Lincoln Park at the Wellington Neighborhood Subdivision Filing #4: Per the Lincoln Park at the Wellington Neighborhood Master Plan, the applicant proposes to subdivide a portion of three lots into 12 lots, private alleys, public right-of-way including vehicular bridge, and private and public open space. Approximately 80% of the total units in Lincoln Park at the Wellington Neighborhood are subject to existing restrictions providing local occupancy, an owner occupancy requirement, and resale price limitations.  A combined hearing was held July 5, 2017.

Town of Breckenridge Water Treatment Plant: The Town is proposing a second water treatment facility, support buildings and pump station on Tract 1 of the McCain Master Plan area. This plant will include future connections to the Lake Dillon pump-back and to the water storage tank at Peabody Terrace in the Highlands. There will be four main buildings - Main Treatment Building with 13,138 square feet; Residuals Building with 2,851 square feet; High Service Pump Station with 1,257 square feet and the Administration Building with 2,349 square feet. Much of the building form, orientation, height and placement are a function of the machinery housed inside the structures. The larger structures are filled with machinery necessary to the function of the treatment plant.

Ploss Residence, 305 North French Street: The applicant is proposing to remove a non-historic single-family home and construct in its place a new 4,261 square foot single-family home on the 9,705 square foot lot. The project was approved by the Planning Commission during a final hearing on August 1, 2017.

Lincoln Avenue Restaurant: The proposal is a new, two-story restaurant building with a basement containing a total of 2,678 sq. ft. of restaurant space at 112 Lincoln Avenue. The project site is a vacant parcel between the Salt Creek Restaurant and the Blue Front Bakery Building.

Lincoln Park at the Wellington Neighborhood Phase II Master Plan Modification: A proposal to amend the approved Wellington Neighborhood Phase II Master Plan with a minor master plan modification. Primary modifications include the removal of bus stops on Bridge Street, width detail on the one lane / two way bridge, slight shift of Bridge Street in Phase 4, change of Phase 4 notes, 4 unit model changes in Phases 3 & 4, and changes to the master plan notes for clarification on carriage homes and bonus rooms. There is no change in the previously approved density or uses. This project was approved at the February 7, 2017, Planning Commission meeting and at February 28, 2017, Town Council Meeting.

Denison Placer Phase 1 Master Plan and Site Plan Modification: This Town Project is a modification to the existing Denison Placer Phase 1 and Overflow Parking Lot Site Plans which were approved by the Planning Commission in April of 2016. The proposal is to construct 58 workforce for sale townhomes (13 one bedrooms, 37 two bedrooms, and 8 three bedrooms) and 18 one bedroom workforce rental apartments in seventeen buildings on approximately 5 acres of the northernmost section of the Block 11 parcel with access from Denison Placer Road and Floradora Drive. Primary changes include changes to the unit number, types, architecture and parking. This project is currently under construction.

McAdoo Corner Lot 5 (209 S. Ridge St.): Construction of a new mixed-use building of a restaurant and apartment on Lot 5 of McAdoo Corner Subdivision. The total allowed density is subject to the McAdoo Corner Master Plan. There will be a 750 sq. ft. Apartment and a 2,625 sq. ft. Restaurant. This project is currently under construction.

Contact Us:
For additional information, contact the Planning Department at websitecommdev@townofbreckenridge.com or (970) 453-3160.

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