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March 2016

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Aspen City Council Passes Emergency Ban on All New Commercial Land Use Applications

  The Aspen City Council is at it again with emergency measures to halt new commercial development in Aspen.  Unlike in 2012 when their attempt at an emergency ordinance to bring building height limits down to 28' in the downtown core failed (and subsequently passed through normal legislative processes allowing a rush of new applications before the new law went into effect), the Council unanimously passed an ordinance preventing any new commercial land use applications for new developments or expansions (lodging districts are exempt). 

The cited impetus for the moratorium is to give city leaders adequate time to revamp the land-use code to match the Aspen…
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