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The Policy and Plan Review Schedule lists the plans and policies that have been adopted by City Council. This Schedule lists the original adoption date of the plan, as well as anticipated updates or reports that are scheduled to be provided to City Council. Many of the items are plans for which updates are anticipated in one, two, five or ten years. Other items are policies approved by City Council and for which Council requested some type of follow up (e.g., evaluation of the policy; a written status report) within a particular time frame.

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Air Quality Plan
Mar 15, 1994
Updated 1996 (Res 1996-055). Updated 1998 (Res 1998-050). Updated 1999 (Res 1999-29). Updated 2004 (Res 2004-072), that specified only the policy element of the Air Quality Plan is adopted by Council. The rest of the Plan is updated administratively.
Res 1994-047
2016
Policies updated in conjunction with City Plan
 
Outcome Area: Environmental Health Service Area: Office of Sustainability
Bicycle Master Plan
Oct 27, 2008
Res 2008-094
Dec 2, 2014
The Bicycle Master Plan is being updated in 2014 with and will be considered for Council adoption on December 2, 2014.
 
Outcome Area: Transportation Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Building Code Updates
Feb 4, 2014
2012 International Building Code, International Energy Conservation Code, International Residential Code, International Mechanical Code and International Fuel Gas Code adopted
Ord. Nos. 018, 019, 020, 021, and 022, 2014
2016 - Q1
 
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Chemical Materials Employed in City Operations
 
 
 
Mar 30, 2016
Biennial update
Outcome Area: Environmental Health Service Area: Utility Services
City Council Work Plan 2013-2014
 
 
 
May 30, 2014
Outcome Area: High Performing Government Service Area: City Manager
City Plan
Feb 18, 1997
City Plan updated in 2004 (Res 2004-058) and in 2011 (Res 2011-015)
Res 1997-025
Nov 2016
City Plan updated every 5 years with next update in 2016.
Apr 21, 2015
The Biennial update on Plan Fort Collins Implementation Monitoring occurs every 2 years. The last update was completed in 2013.
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Climate Action Plan
Sep 16, 1999
Original Climate Action Plan adopted in 1999 (Res 1999-137). Updated Climate Action Plan adopted in 2008 (Res 2008-122)
Res 1999-137
Feb 17, 2015
Climate Action Plan is being updated for Council consideration per Res. 14-028. Council consideration by end of Q1 2015.
Jun 2014
Biennial review to City Manager and Council prior to each budget cycle will serve as informal update to Climate Action Plan. An annual status report will be provided to Council
Outcome Area: Environmental Health Service Area: Office of Sustainability
Cultural Plan
Aug 19, 2008
Res 2008-072
2018
Ten-year review of plan.
 
Outcome Area: Cultural Parks and Recreation Service Area: Community & Operation Services
Digital Signs/Pole Signs/Billboards
Dec 20, 2011
Update of Sign Code adopted in 2011
Ord. No. 178, 2011
 
Apr 2014
A written status report was provided to Council, a BFO offer was submitted however was not moved forward in the 2015-16 budget offer.
Outcome Area: Community & Neighborhood Livability Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Downtown Civic Center Master Plan
Jul 16, 1996
Res 1996-086
2015
This plan is largely implemented in the newest civic buildings and other developments. The next action willl be to incorporate any relevant planning information into a future update of the Downtown Plan. That update will consolidate this and any other other relevant plans (e.g., the Old Town Area Plan, and Downtown Strategic Plan.) The update was submitted as a 2015-16 BFO offer.
Notes
NA
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Downtown Plan
Sep 5, 1989
Not updated
Res 1989-145
2015 - Q1
The next action is a complete update of this Plan. An update project was submitted as a 2015-16 BFO offer to start in 2015 and includes consolidation of the Civic Center Master Plan, Downtown Plan, Downtown Strategic Plan, and the Old Town Area Plan as part of the same process. An update should be reconsidered in each budget cycle.
Notes
NA
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Drinking Water Quality Policy
Oct 5, 1993
Res 1993-144
Jun 15, 2014
Update Council through Water Board of policy report.
Jun 15, 2014
Annual Reports "Drinking Water Quality Policy Annual Report" and "Consumer Confidence Report"
Outcome Area: Environmental Health Service Area: Utility Services
East Mulberry Corridor Plan
May 20, 2003
Plan is a joint City/County Plan - Not updated
Res 2003-064
2017
A budget offer prepared for 2016 is not funded to date.
 
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Eastside Neighborhood Plan
Mar 18, 1986
No updates
Res 1986-058
Jul 28, 2015
Staff is facilitating project initiation including background information and RFP for consultant services during the fall of 2014. This project in conjunction with the update to the Westside Neighborhood Plan will formally kick off in January, 2015. The 1st Council work session is tentatively scheduled for July 28, 2015.
 
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Eastside/Westside Neighborhoods Character Study
Mar 5, 2013
No update
2013-033
Jan 2015
Initiate a project to develop an update to the existing 1996 Design Guidelines beginning in January, 2015.
Mar 2015
Outcome Area: Community & Neighborhood Livability Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Economic Health Strategic Plan
Jun 26, 2012
Res 2012-044
2017 - Q1
5-year review of Plan
Oct 15, 2014
City Council will review a proposed update to the Economic Health Strategic Plan on October 28, 2014. The update will include five themes: Shared Prosperity, Grown Our Own, Place Matters, The Climate Economy, and Think Regionally.
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Office of Economic Health
Energy Policy
Jan 6, 2009
Res 2009-002
Mar 2015
Policy update in progress by Energy Board in coordination with Climate Action Plan.
Aug 2014
Annual report and infographic, including updates on reliability, greenhouse gas goals, energy efficiency and renewable energy provided to City Manager, Energy Board and Council.
Outcome Area: Environmental Health Service Area: Utility Services
Financial Management Policies
Jul 15, 2014
Last change was to Budget and Fund Balance portions of Policy.
Res 2014-058
Notes
Staff intends to take policy updates to CFC in sections on a quarterly basis. Current schedule to review General and Economic Health in Q4 2014.
2014
Each year a third of the policies will by reviewed with the Council Finance Committe, in effect putting them on 3 year rotation for review.
Outcome Area: High Performing Government Service Area: Financial Services
Fort Collins Downtown Strategic Plan
Feb 17, 2004
No updates
Res 2004-028
2015
The next action affecting this plan will be to integrate it into an overall update of the 1989 Downtown Plan. That update was submitted in a 2015-2016 BFO offer.
 
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Fossil Creek Reservoir Area Plan
Mar 18, 1998
Joint City/County Plan. Plan updated 1999 (Res 1999-015 and 1999-074) Framework map updated 2006 (Res 2006-092) Plan amended 2011 (Res 2011-023)
Res 1998-054
Notes
Mostly built out. No update anticipated
Notes
NA
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Harmony Corridor Plan
Mar 5, 1991
Plan updated 2003 (Res 2003-086)
Res 1991-042
Notes
A partial update of the Plan may be needed to set a strategy for the Harmony/I-25 Gateway Area. Timing is indefinite - an update would be triggered by a development initiative.
Notes
NA
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Harmony Road Enhanced Travel Corridor Alternatives Analysis
Jul 2, 2013
Res 2013-061
2013
 
Outcome Area: Transportation Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Historic Preservation Program Assessment
Nov 16, 1993
Res 1993-171
Dec 2014
City Code changes adopted April 15, 2014 (Ord. No. 057, 058, and 059, 2014) Additional minor revisions to code possible to add new language to address "demolition by neglect".
Apr 2014
City Code Adopted April 2014
Outcome Area: Community & Neighborhood Livability Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
I-25 Subarea Plan
Aug 19, 2003
Plan amended 2007 (Res 2007-099)
Res 2003-095
Notes
No full Plan update anticipated - Amendment pending new IGA with Timnath for GMA adjustments
Notes
NA
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Land Use Code Updates
Mar 18, 1997
Original adoption date
Ord. No. 951, 1997
Notes
Land Use Code is updated annually
 
Outcome Area: Community & Neighborhood Livability Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Lincoln Corridor Plan
May 20, 2014
Original Adoption Date
Res 2014-040
Notes
Offer submitted for the 2015/2016 BFO for funding to implement Final Design of Lincoln Corridor and Northside Neighborhood Projects.
 
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Master Street Plan
Mar 2, 2004
Plan updated 2/15/11 (Res 2011-017) as part of City Plan update
Res 2004-038
2015
Periodic updates are made as changes occur. Next update likely in 2015.
 
Outcome Area: Transportation Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Mountain Vista Subarea Plan
Mar 16, 1999
Plan updated 2009 (Res 2009-086)
Res 1999-035
Notes
Plan typically updated every 10 years (2019 estimated). Recent discussions with Council in 2014 may lead to having another look at the Plan in 2015.
 
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Multimodal Transportation Capital Improvement Plan
Mar 2, 2004
Plan was updated 2/15/11 (Res 2011-016) as part of the City Plan update
Res 2004-038
2016
The CIP is updated periodically as projects are completed and new plans are developed
 
Outcome Area: Transportation Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Natural Areas Easement Policy
Jul 17, 2001
Policy updated 2012 (Res 2012-001)
Res 2001-094
Notes
Will be updated again when necessary or as directed by City Council
 
Outcome Area: Environmental Health Service Area: Community & Operation Services
Natural Areas Master Plan
Oct 7, 2014
Res 2014-089
Oct 2024
10 year plan to be updated in 2024
2014
Staff will start on the plan update in October, 2023 and hope to complete the update by March 2025.
Outcome Area: Environmental Health Service Area: Community & Operation Services
Newsracks
May 6, 2008
Ord. No. 031, 2008
2016
Written status report will be provided in first quarter of 2016.
2014
Newsrack condo locations to be evaluated not less than every 2 years. Condo locations were evaluated first quarter of 2014.
Outcome Area: Transportation Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
North College Corridor Plan
Mar 21, 1995
Updated 2007 (Res 2007-032)
Res 1995-043
2017
An update should be considered in 10 years (estimated).
2017
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Northside Neighborhood Plan
Jan 18, 2005
Not updated
Res 2005-001
2017 - Q1
Offer submitted for the 2015/2016 BFO to implement list of neighborhood projects identified in Plan.
 
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Northwest Subarea Plan
Dec 19, 2006
Not updated
Res 2006-120
2017 - Q1
Plan to be updated in approximately10 years (2017 estimated).
 
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Old Town Area Plan
Aug 5, 1980
Not updated
Res 1980-092
2015
This plan has been largely implemented and superceded by changes since 1980. The next action will be to consolidate any relevant information into an update of the 1989 Downtown Plan. An offer has beed submitted for the 2015-2016 BFO cycle to start update in 2015.
 
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Parking Plan
Jan 15, 2013
Updates the previous Parking Plan that was included in the Downtown Strategic Plan of 2004.
Res 2013-002
Nov 4, 2014
Council consideration of parking minimums in the TOD
 
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Parks and Recreation Policy
Mar 2, 1988
Plan updated in 1996 (Res 1996-147), 1999 (Res 1999-038) and 2009 (Res 2009-022)
Res 1988-023
2014
Plan has a 10 year life. 2014 mid-cycle review scheduled
 
Outcome Area: Cultural Parks and Recreation Service Area: Community & Operation Services
Pedestrian Plan
Aug 20, 1996
Updated 2/15/11 as part of the City Plan update
Res 1996-093
2017
Next update will be in 2017, approximately 6 years after adoption of initial plan, following the update of the Transportation Master Plan in 2016
 
Outcome Area: Transportation Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Periodic Fee Review
Sep 6, 2011
Fee revisions were effective 1/1/2012
Res 2011-082
Oct 20, 2014
Community Development and Finance staff are schedule to review proposed fee information with the Council Finance committee.
Oct 15, 2014
Finance has issued an RFP for fee comparisons and is leading the project for any updates.
Outcome Area: Community & Neighborhood Livability Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Prospect Road Streetscape Program
Feb 16, 1993
No updates
Res 1993-007
Notes
Update of Program is not anticipated.
Notes
NA
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Provincetowne Condominiums Master Covenant
Apr 16, 1996
This policy was inbedded in land sale ordinance.
Ordinance No 41 - 1996
Aug 30, 2015
Gage how education and enforcement is doing by counting units out of compliance with the restrictive master covenant.
Jan 31, 2016
Per 8/12/13 memo to City Council, staff will evaluate the overall success and impact of proposed administrative actions regarding the Provincetowne Master Covenant and report back to Council in August 2014
Outcome Area: Community & Neighborhood Livability Service Area: Office of Sustainability
Rebates of Property Taxes, Sales Tax on Food and Utilities
Notes
Property tax rebate adopted 1/4/1973 (Ord. 097,1972); Utilities Sales Tax Rebate adopted 4/1/1975 (Ord. No. 015, 1975); Food Sales Tax Rebate adopted 12/18/1984 (Ord. NO. 174, 1984)
 
 
Nov 17, 2014
Rebate programs updated periodically since establishment; most recently on 6/15/12 (Ord. NO. 046 and 047, 2012). Annual report to Council
Outcome Area: High Performing Government Service Area: Financial Services
Recognizing the Need to Protect Water Quality
Oct 10, 2000
Res 2000-128
 
Jun 2015
Annual Reports: "Drinking Water Quality Policy Annual Report" and Consumer Confidence Report"
Outcome Area: Environmental Health Service Area: Utility Services
Recycling Program (waste diversion & recycling)
Dec 17, 2013
sets goals for increasing waste diversion to 75% (2020) and 90% (2025), and ultimately to achieve Zero Waste
Resolution 2013-111
Dec 17, 2020
report on documented level of waste diversion; Goal for 75% by 2020
Jun 2015
Report included in Climate Status Report.
Outcome Area: Environmental Health Service Area: Office of Sustainability
South College Corridor Plan
Mar 3, 2009
Not updated
Res 2009-024
2019
Plan to be updated in 10 years (estimated)
Notes
NA
Outcome Area: Economic Health Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Stormwater Low Impact Development Policy
Feb 26, 2013
Adopted unanimously as a part of 2012 Streets and Stormwater Site Development Initiatives
Ordinance No. 152, 2012
Jan 15, 2015
Update Stormwater Development Requirements -Technical Specifications regarding underground detetion of runoff.
Jan 15, 2015
Annual report of LID installations
Outcome Area: Environmental Health Service Area: Utility Services
Stormwater Master Plan
Nov 20, 2012
Amending Section 26-543 of the City Code to Update the Stormwater Master Drainage Plans to Include Basin-Specific Water Quality Best Management Practices and Stream Restoration; Adopted on a 5-0 vote by Consent Calendar
Ord No. 125, 2012
2015 - Q4
Updates are adopted administratively by the Utilities Executive Director. The Canal Importation Basin Master Plan Update will be approved in October 2014. Adoption of updates to the McClellands Creek Basin & the West Vine Drainage Basin Master Plans are anticipated by the end of 2015.
 
Outcome Area: Safe Communities Service Area: Utility Services
Transfort Strategic Operation Plan
Aug 18, 2009
Res 2009-079
2017
 
Outcome Area: Transportation Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Parking Study
Sep 3, 2013
A temporary ordinance was adopted to create minimum parking requirements in the TOD Overlay Zone. The ordinance will expire on Sept. 13, 2014, before which time the TOD Parking Study will provide recommendations to implement comprehensive parking standards.
Ordinance No. 121, 2013
May 8, 2014
Joint meeting of Parking Advisory Board and P&Z on May 2, and P&Z hearing on May 8
Apr 22, 2014
Consultant hired, written update submitted to Council
Outcome Area: Community & Neighborhood Livability Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Transportation Master Plan
Sep 16, 1997
Plan was updated 2/15/11 (Res 2011-016) as part of City Plan update
Res 1997-123
2017
Plan is updated with City Plan. Anticipated date of next update is 2017.
 
Outcome Area: Transportation Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Urban Agriculture Code Changes
Jul 16, 2013
No. 096, 2013 and No. 097, 2013
Jan 16, 2015
Written update to Council every six months on the progress of the code changes' implementation - the next update will be provided in July of 2014.
Jul 16, 2015
In addition to the six month, regular updates, Council requested a two-year review of the program.
Outcome Area: Community & Neighborhood Livability Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
US 287 Access Managment Plan (South College Avenue)
Apr 16, 2002
Res 2002-018
2014
Midtown in Motion College Avenue Transportation Study is underway in 2014, and will result in recommended amendments for the AMP.
 
Outcome Area: Transportation Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
US 287/SH 14 Access Management Plan (North College/Jefferson/Riverside/Mulberry
Apr 4, 2000
Res 2000-053
2016
Plan is more than 10 years old and needs to be updated pending available budget and in conjunction with the East Mulberry Corridor Plan
 
Outcome Area: Transportation Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Utilities Identity Theft Prevention Program
Oct 21, 2008
Res 2008-102
Mar 2015
Mar 31, 2014
Annual Report to Council (Memorandum from Privacy Committee)
Outcome Area: High Performing Government Service Area: Utility Services
Water Conservation Plan
Apr 15, 2010
Adopted by the Colorado Water Conservation Board
 
2017
2015
Annual report provided to City Council includes accomplishments and water use goal progress.
Outcome Area: Environmental Health Service Area: Utility Services
Water Supply and Demand Management Policy
Sep 16, 2003
Policy updated by Resolution 2012-099 on Nov. 20, 2012.
Res 2003-104
2020
Policy will be reviewed and updated by 2020.
 
Outcome Area: Environmental Health Service Area: Utility Services
West Central Neighborhoods Plan
Mar 16, 1999
Update started in 2014 for the West Cenral Area Plan (new name).
Res 1999-035
Nov 25, 2014
Council work session scheduled for November 25, 2014. Council will consider adoption of the Plan in spring, 2015.
 
Outcome Area: Community & Neighborhood Livability Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation
Westside Neighborhood Plan
Jul 18, 1989
Not updated
Res 1989-135
Jul 28, 2015
Update funded in 2014 with Eastside update - scheduled to start last quarter of 2014. The 1st. Council work session is tentatively scheduled for July, 2015.
 
Outcome Area: Community & Neighborhood Livability Service Area: Planning, Development & Transportation