What's new with green roofs?
On April 30, Denver adopted administrative rules and regulations (PDF) for implementing the green roofs ordinance as passed by voters in November 2017. These rules apply to all projects subject to the green roof requirement and should be read in conjunction with the ordinance (PDF). Adoption of the rules and regulations comes after a public review process held earlier in 2018.
The Green Roofs Review Task Force has created a draft proposal (PDF) for strengthening the benefits of the ordinance, while reducing the costs. The proposal is open for public review and comment through noon on June 3. To comment, use this form or email your feedback. Responses received by noon on May 18 will reach the task force before its next meeting.
A cost analysis and methodology are available on the green roofs web page.
Two public briefing and input sessions will be held at 201 W. Colfax Ave., Denver:
Any changes to the initiative will require the support of two-thirds of City Council, or 9 votes.
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