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Annexation and Zoning
Process/Action When Needed Other Info
Conceptual Review (optional, good if there are service provision issues, etc.) Anytime, so long as property is within the Fort Collins GMA and at least 1/6th of property boundary is contiguous with property within city limits See Step 2 in Development Review Guide
Submittal Anytime, so long as property is within the Fort Collins GMA and at least 1/6th of property boundary is contiguous with property within city limits See Step 3 in Development Review Guide
Neighborhood Meeting Required by Code unless waived by Director. Useful if a City-initiated, very large, or potentially controversial annexation: host open house prior to formal submittal See Step 2 in Development Review Guide
Initiating Resolution Anytime after submittal; Follows normal Council agenda dates and deadlines  
Staff Review For 3 weeks after submittal, then staff review meeting, comment letter See Step 4 in Development Review Guide
P&Z Hearing Between Initiating Resolution and Council 1st Reading. Follows normal P&Z agenda dates and deadlines incl. APO letters out See Step 5
in Development Review Guide
Annexation Maps: 3 signed mylars to City Clerk's office Between 1st and 2nd reading  
Council 1st Reading More than 30 days, less than 60 days from Initiating resolution: otherwise follows normal Council agenda dates and deadlines, incl. APO letters  
Council 2nd Reading Follows normal Council agenda dates and deadlines
Effective Date of Annexation 10 days after 2nd reading