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Jena Griswold

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Results for Proposed Initiative #122

Ballot Title Setting Board
2019-2020

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

A change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning limitations on the growth of privately owned residential housing, and, in connection therewith, permitting the electors of every city, town, city and county, or county to limit privately owned residential housing growth by initiative and referendum; permitting county voters by initiative and referendum to limit privately owned residential housing growth uniformly within the county, including all or parts of local governments within the county; for the cities and counties of Broomfield and Denver and for the counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Douglas, Elbert, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, and Weld: (1) limiting privately owned residential housing growth countywide to one percent annually for the years 2021 and 2022 and for subsequent years unless amended or repealed by initiative and referendum starting in 2023; and (2) requiring said counties and cities and counties to allot permits to build new privately owned residential housing units to ensure that the annual growth rate in the total number of such units does not exceed one percent in the years 2021 and 2022; permitting an additional fifteen hundredths of one percent growth each for affordable and senior privately owned residential housing in said counties and cities and counties; and establishing procedural requirements for initiatives and referenda concerning proposals for local governments to regulate the growth of privately owned residential housing.

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

Shall there be a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning limitations on the growth of privately owned residential housing, and, in connection therewith, permitting the electors of every city, town, city and county, or county to limit privately owned residential housing growth by initiative and referendum; permitting county voters by initiative and referendum to limit privately owned residential housing growth uniformly within the county, including all or parts of local governments within the county; for the cities and counties of Broomfield and Denver and for the counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Douglas, Elbert, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, and Weld: (1) limiting privately owned residential housing growth countywide to one percent annually for the years 2021 and 2022 and for subsequent years unless amended or repealed by initiative and referendum starting in 2023; and (2) requiring said counties and cities and counties to allot permits to build new privately owned residential housing units to ensure that the annual growth rate in the total number of such units does not exceed one percent in the years 2021 and 2022; permitting an additional fifteen hundredths of one percent additional growth each for affordable and senior privately owned residential housing growth in said counties and cities and counties when such housing is either affordable housing or senior housing; and establishing procedural requirements for initiatives and referenda concerning proposals for local governments to regulate the growth of privately owned residential housing?

Hearing September 4, 2019

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 12:28 PM.

Rehearing September 18, 2019

One of the designated representatives for Proposed Initiative 2019-2020 #122 did not appear at the rehearing. The Board voted to layover the rehearing until its next meeting on October 2, 2019. Hearing adjourned 10:35 AM.

Rehearing October 2, 2019

Motion for Rehearing filed by proponents granted only to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles; denied in all other respects. Motion for Rehearing filed by Smith denied in its entirety. Hearing adjourned 2:05 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.