Resources 2017-09-30T19:55:14+00:00

Durango Districts Resource Page

Here you will find a library of educational and planning resources so that you can better understand the framework that the City of Durango and its citizens (are you in?) is using to ensure Durango’s future is as bright and unique as it’s past.  We love this place and are hard at work developing plans for smart growth that balance the many interests of our lively citizens, growth pressures and urban design best practices.

Durango Districts Video Playlist

For great and entertaining background into Durango Districts and trends in community development peruse our video library.

City Meetings

  • Boulevard Neighborhood Association Potluck & Meeting

    Event date: October 25, 2017 Event Time: 05:30 PM - 07:30 PMLocation: Durango , CO 81301 […]

  • City Council/9-R School Board Breakfast

    Event date: November 2, 2017 Event Time: 07:30 AM - 08:30 AMLocation: Durango , CO 81301 […]

  • Lighting Forum

    Event date: October 26, 2017 Event Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PMLocation: 45 Stewart St.Durango , CO 81301Description:The City of Durango is preparing to update the Lighting Code in regards to outdoor lighting and wants your input! The Outdoor Lighting Forum will be held on October 26th, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at LPEA headquarters Multi-purpose Room (45 Stewart Street).This forum is jointly hosted by La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) and the City of Durango. Attendees will learn about the LPEA Commercial and Residential lighting rebate program, the City approval process, lighting plan requirements, lighting standards and enforcement. Attendees will have an opportunity to provide input on current City standards and suggest ways to make the standards more effective. The current lighting standards can be viewed at: http://online.encodeplus.com/regs/durango-co/doc-viewer.aspx#secid-350.Snacks will be provided. If you have questions or comments, please contact Colleen O’Brien at the City of Durango, at (970) 375-4855 or Colleen.obrien@durangogov.org. […]

  • Community Housing Forum

    Event date: October 30, 2017 Event Time: 05:00 PM - 06:30 PMLocation: 2700 N. Main AveDurango , CO 81301Description:Durango has well-documented challenges with housing affordability. The City of Durango began an effort to evaluate and address these issues in 2015 and has produced a final draft of a housing plan to serve as the basis for the City’s housing program, and the City would like to personally invite you to a Community Housing Forum to hear your perspective. […]

Story Maps

The city and our consultants have put together a series of interactive storymaps to help everyone have an enjoyable experience as they dive into the details of how and why deliberately planning for growth will help maintain and improve upon Durango’s outstanding quality of life.

Reports and Best Practices

Here you will find a curated list of reports that outline the scholarship behind the Durango Districts plans for the future.  We hope that you enjoy them and are able to learn some things from the great people and institutes that dedicate themselves to uncovering and promoting best practices in urban development.

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City Planning Documents

Here you will find planning documents that help outline and set direction for the Durango Districts Initiative.

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