Welcome to the 2020 Update to Thornton’s Comprehensive Plan!

The City of Thornton is in the midst of a major rewrite of the 2012 Comprehensive Plan, which will outline a vision for the City’s future and be the new guiding document for the City’s systems.


Project Status  

We’re drawing near to the end of the Comprehensive Plan Update process! Here are the latest updates:

Comprehensive Plan Update Progress: 93%

July 14th Public Hearing

At the May 19 City Council Planning Session, Council directed staff to schedule a Public Hearing on the Draft 2020 Comprehensive Plan Rewrite on July 14, 2020. Staff is currently responding to direction given at the May 19, 2020 Planning Session.

More information will be posted as it becomes available regarding how to access the meeting.

Please contact Policy Planning if you have any questions or comments.

May 19, 2020 City Council Planning Session

The Thornton City Council deferred consideration of the draft Comprehensive Plan rewrite at the October 8, 2019 Council Meeting to allow Council to review certain components of the Plan in more detail. The next step is to present additional information to Council at a Planning Session scheduled for Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

Information on the Draft Comprehensive Plan Rewrite Discussion can be found as item ‘D’ in the May 19, 2020 Council Planning Session packet found on the city website at https://www.thorntonco.gov/government/city-council/Documents/planning-sessions/051920-Planning-Session-Packet-Link.pdf.

The Planning Session will be held virtually and will be open to the public, but it does not include a time for public presentation or comments. Instructions on how to listen into the Council Planning Session can be found on the city website https://www.thorntonco.gov/government/city-council/Pages/council-meetings.aspx. Recordings of the Planning Session may be requested from the Thornton City Clerk’s office at 303-538-7230.

It is anticipated that once Council has reviewed the most recent information at the Planning Session, additional details may be requested, possible changes made, and a date for the Public Hearing will be scheduled. Please note the Public Hearing will include a time for public comment.

July 2020
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