NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Thornton City Council will hold a public hearing concerning an ordinance which makes amendments to Section 18-583 of the Thornton Development Code, regarding regulation of development near oil and gas facilities.
As an ongoing effort to provide for the protection of public health, safety, and the environment, the proposed ordinance adds requirements for the separation of new residential and nonresidential developments from existing oil and gas facilities such as flowlines and gathering pipelines, plugged and abandoned wells, and shut-in wells.
This hearing will be held on April 27, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. To provide testimony during the public hearing, register in advance at:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting and the process for providing testimony. You may also participate by calling 669-900-6833 and enter meeting ID 826 6972 7184 at the time of the meeting.
The City Council agenda is on the City of Thornton website at www.thorntonco.gov.
All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearing or present their views to Thornton City Council by providing written comments in advance of the public hearing. Written comments sent via email must be received at CityDevelopment@ThorntonCO.gov prior to 4:00pm MDT/MST on the day of the public hearing. Written comments sent via mail to Thornton City Hall, City Development Department, 9500 Civic Center Drive, Thornton, CO 80229 must be received at City Hall prior to 5:00pm MDT/MST on the Friday preceding the public hearing. If you have any questions concerning this matter, please contact the City Development Department at 303-538-7295.
Qualified individuals with a disability may contact Thornton's ADA Coordinator to request and arrange for accommodations. Requests for accommodation should be made as far in advance as possible, but preferably no less than five business days prior to the to the date needed. Please contact Thornton's ADA Coordinator via telephone 303-538-7306 or email Bill.Rush@ThorntonCO.gov. TDD access is available through Colorado Relay at 711.
A copy of the Development Code (Chapter 18 of the Code of the City of Thornton) and the Zoning Map are on file with the City Clerk of the City of Thornton for inspection by any interested person. Further, any interested person may appear at this hearing or may communicate questions or concerns to the City Council in writing.
ATTEST: Kristen N. Rosenbaum, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM: William A. Tuthill III, Interim City Attorney