Castle Pines City Council Meeting Room

Information about Upcoming Public Hearings

July 20, 2021 at 2:07 pm

During the City Council Meeting next Tuesday, July 27, there will be three public hearings for adoption of three different ordinances. Here is what you need to know about each.

  1. Ordinance 21-04, Repealing And Replacing Chapter 7 Of The Castle Pines Municipal Code Concerning Health And Safety Regulations. This would allow the City to amend its health and safety regulations to provide for a more uniform procedure for nuisance abatement and update its nuisance regulations. The purpose of this chapter is to preserve and protect the health, safety, welfare, quality of life and quiet enjoyment of property through a uniform procedure for the identification and enforcement of public nuisances within the City.
  2. Ordinance 21-05, Adding a New Chapter 9 to the Castle Pines Municipal Code Concerning Animal Control Regulations. The purpose of this Chapter is to codify existing Animal Control Regulations into the Municipal Code to ensure the owner of a household pet takes full responsibility for the actions of such animal. This includes the licensing of dogs, rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats and ferrets and the prohibition of keeping wild or exotic animals. The regulations also provide for reasonable regulations to promote sound beekeeping practices within the City and to deter the creation of a nuisance that may be otherwise associated with the keeping of bees within the City.
  3. Ordinance 21-06, Repealing and Re-enacting Article 1 of Chapter 8 of the Castle Pines Municipal Code Entitled Model Traffic Code Concerning Vehicles and Traffic, Adopting by Reference the 2020 Edition of the Model Traffic Code for Colorado, with Certain Amendments, and Adopting Penalties for Violations Thereof. This Ordinance is proposed to adopt the 2020 edition of the Model Traffic Code (MTC) for Colorado by reference to stay up to date with changes in traffic regulations, providing uniformity and consistency in the regulation of traffic. View the 2020 edition of the MTC. Read more about the City’s amendments to the 2020 MTC as well as penalties for violations.

Learn more about each Ordinance in the July 13 City Council Meeting Agenda.