Time flies. We now have less than three months remaining in the city and county’s temporary moratoriums on new hotel and nightly rentals.
City and county officials instructed planning consultant Landmark Design on Tuesday, May 7 to write draft land use ordinances during the following week that would eliminate overnight lodging as a use by right in the Moab Valley.
An explanation of the five proposals from Landmark Design to control (or not control) overnight lodging in Moab
The Grand County Planning Commission stood up the Moab City Council Tuesday night when the two government entities were supposed to meet at City Hall to hear the latest presentation from land use consulting firm Landmark Design.
Representatives from Landmark Design, the firm under contract with Grand County and the City of Moab to create a unified land use plan, invite residents to attend a workshop to review potential ordinances and zoning options, local and national case studies and examples, and economic and market analyses for southeastern Utah.
A two-year process seeking to establish a development and zoning plan for San Juan County’s portion of Spanish Valley has stalled over concerns about the plan’s lack of light pollution regulations.
What was supposed to be an open house morphed into a comment-gathering session Tuesday when Mark Vlasic of Landmark Design, the firm under contract with the City of Moab and Grand County to create future land use plans, passed around the microphone to anyone who had something to say at a crowded City Hall.
As expected, the Grand County Council in a special meeting held Monday, March 11 agreed to dedicate up to $19,000 in consultant fees that will go to a firm tasked with drafting a plan for future land uses.