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.
Grand County’s High-Density Housing Overlay has won an award called Your Utah Your Future, according to Zacharia Levine, the county’s director of Community and Economic Development.
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.
The Moab Area Community Land Trust in late February was awarded $4.2 million to develop infrastructure in the Arroyo Crossing affordable housing development in Spanish Valley, according to a statement from Kaitlin Myers of the Grand County Community and Economic Development department.
The overwhelming majority of residents who commented during a public hearing Tuesday on a proposed update to the Grand County draft outdoor lighting ordinance favor dimming the lights, so to speak, in an effort to preserve views of the night sky.
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.
The Grand County Planning Commission set and proposed dates for public discussions regarding restrictions on future development of overnight accommodations in Moab during a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 26.