Results for Proposed Initiative #4

Ballot Title Setting Board
2017-2018

 

The title as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

An amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning limitations on the growth of housing, and, in connection therewith, permitting the electors of every city, town, city and county, or county to limit housing growth by initiative and referendum; permitting county voters by initiative and referendum to limit housing growth uniformly within the county, including all or parts of local governments within the county; establishing procedural requirements for initiatives for local governments, whether statutory or home rule, concerning limits on housing growth; and for the city and counties of Broomfield and Denver, and in the counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Douglas, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, and Weld: 1) prohibiting the issuance of new permits for privately owned housing units by local governments located in whole or in part within such counties and such cities and counties until January 1, 2019, 2) limiting the growth of privately owned residential housing units to one percent annually starting in 2019, and 3) permitting the one percent growth limitation to be amended or repealed by initiative and referendum commencing in 2021.

The ballot title and submission clause as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning limitations on the growth of housing, and, in connection therewith, permitting the electors of every city, town, city and county, or county to limit housing growth by initiative and referendum; permitting county voters by initiative and referendum to limit housing growth uniformly within the county, including all or parts of local governments within the county; establishing procedural requirements for initiatives for local governments, whether statutory or home rule, concerning limits on housing growth; and for the city and counties of Broomfield and Denver, and in the counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Douglas, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, and Weld: 1) prohibiting the issuance of new permits for privately owned housing units by local governments located in whole or in part within such counties and such cities and counties until January 1, 2019, 2) limiting the growth of privately owned residential housing units to one percent annually starting in 2019, and 3) permitting the one percent growth limitation to be amended or repealed by initiative and referendum commencing in 2021?



Hearing December 21, 2016

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 2:45 PM.

Rehearing January 4, 2017

Motions for Rehearing denied except to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles.
Hearing adjourned 3:50 PM.

 

* Unofficially captioned “Limit on Local Housing Growth” by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.