The Denver zoning code is a foundational document that evolves with the city as its needs change; it has undergone several text amendments based on identified needs and public feedback.
Text amendments to the Denver Zoning Code are generally initiated by Community Planning and Development staff and must be adopted by City Council.
Pending Denver Zoning Code text amendment #15: Revisions in all zone districts to accommodate rights under Colorado Amendment 64 for residents to grow a limited number of marijuana plants for recreational (non-medical) personal use.
December 16, 2013: City Council public hearing
Read the proposed text amendment (PDF)
Amendment to Denver Revised Municipal Code, Section 59-2: Revisions to assure continuance of zoning protections when Denver-Zoning-Code-zoned residential properties (e.g., U-SU-C) are located next to Former-Chapter-59-zoned properties that allow greater mix of uses and intensities (e.g., R-MU-20 with waivers).
December 3, 2013: Consideration by Denver City Council’s Land Use, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
December 9, 2013: City Council first reading
January 6, 2014: City Council public hearing
Read the proposed ordinance amendment (PDF)