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Posted on: October 18, 2019

HEARING NOTICE: Proposed Amendments to the UDC, Titles 8 & 18 Relating to Shooting Facilities

Planning Commission Public Hearing: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Jefferson County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to take oral and written comments on the proposed amendments. The public hearing will occur on Tuesday, November 5...

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Community Development
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Critical Areas Ordinance Update

Jefferson County is in the process of updating the Critical Areas Ordinance. Best available science documents and Planning Commission Agendas are available. Jefferson County is updating Chapter 18.22 of the Unified Development Code. The department began r...

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Community Development
Posted on: April 8, 2019

Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance Update

An updated Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance was approved by the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners on May 13, 2019.  Ordinance No. 05-0513-19, which goes into effect on June 7, 2019, will be codified in the building code under Chapte...

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Community Development
Posted on: March 1, 2018

FEMA Floodplain Maps

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued preliminary maps showing revisions to the 100-year floodplain, which has a 1% chance of flooding in any year. FEMA has released preliminary maps for flood areas along coastal, marine waters and fre...

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