Ordinances

When ordinances are introduced on first reading the title is submitted to the Colorado Hometown News for publication. Following passage on the second reading the ordinance for the current year is posted on this website. Previous years are available in the City Clerk’s office.

  • Ordinance No. 28, Series 2022 - Emergency Ordinance for Supplemental Appropriations for Unanticipated 2022 Expenditures for Water Acquisition and Affordable Housing
  • Ordinance No. 26, Series 2022 - Enacting Article IV of Chapter 45 of the Code of Ordinances Regarding Fire Restrictions
  • Ordinance No. 25, Series 2022 - Amending the Collective Bargaining 30-Day Limit
  • Ordinance No. 24, Series 2022 - Enacting a New Chapter 23 to the Code of Ordinances, Pertaining to Community Event Permits
  • Ordinance No. 23, Series 2022 - Amending Chapter 75 Article IX of the Code of Ordinances to Prohibit the Carrying of Firearms on City Property
  • Ordinance No. 22, Series 2022 - Amending Chapter 75, Article IX of the Code of Ordinances to Prohibit the Open Carrying of Firearms in Public Places 
  • Ordinance No. 21, Series 2022 - Amending Chapter 75, Article IX of the code of Ordinances to Require All Firearm Dealers to Post Signs at all Locations Where firearm Transfers Take Place.
  • Ordinance No. 20, Series 2022 - Amending Chapter 75, Article IX, of the Code of Ordinances to regulate the Possession of Unfinished Frames and Receivers and Unserialized Firearms
  • Ordinance No. 19, Series 2022 - Amending Chapter 7, "Administrative Citations," and 120 "Water," of the Code of Ordinances Pertaining to Watering Restrictions and Enforcement
  • Ordinance No. 18, Series 2022 - Amending Article XIV of Chapter 30, "Buildings and building Regulations," of the Code of Ordinances to Enact a New Section 30-406 Regarding Fee Waivers
  • Ordinance No. 17, 2022 - Vacating a Portion of a Utility Easement within Certain Real Property Located in Boulder County, Commonly known as 712 South Cherryvale Road
  • Ordinance No. 16, Series 2022 - Extending the Deadline for Compliance with Conditions in Ord. No. 29, Series 2021, Pertaining to Silo Subdivision Filing No. 1 and the Vacation of Certain Rights-of Way and Public Easements
  • Ordinance No. 15, Series 2022 - Repealing and Re-enacting Chapter 10, "Alcoholic Beverages," of the Code of Ordinances 
  • Ordinance No. 14, Series 2022 - Amending Chapter 75, "Offenses-Miscellaneous," of the Code of Ordinances
  • Ordinance No. 13, Series 2022 - Amending Section 75-143, "Harassment," of the Code of Ordinances
  • Ordinance No. 12, Series 2022 - Regulating the Use of Fireworks
  • Ordinance No. 11, Series 2022 - Willoughby Corner Zoning
  • Ordinance No. 10, Series 2022 - 2022 Budget Supplemental
  • Ordinance No. 09, Series 2022 - Retroactive 2021 Budget Supplemental
  • Ordinance No. 08, Series 2022 - Thomas Farm Lease with Red Wagon Organic Farm LLC
  • Ordinance No. 07, Series 2022 - Extending the Deadline for Compliance with Conditions in ord. No. 29, Series 2021, Pertaining to Silo Subdivision Filing No. 1 and the Vacation of Certain Rights-of-way and Public Easements
  • Ordinance No. 06, Series 2022 - Amending Chapter 110, "Taxation," of the Code to Implement an Oil and Gas Pollution Severance Tax
  • Ordinance No. 05, Series 2022 - Zoning Certain City-Owned Land to Public Zoning District (Ex A)
  • Ordinance No. 04, Series 2022 - Annexing the City-Owned Property known as Water Reclamation Plant Expansion to the City of Lafayette Colorado (Ex A)
  • Ordinance No. 03, Series 2022 - Boundary Agreement Between the City of Lafayette and Thao T. Nguyen; Authorizing the Conveyance of City-owned Real Property to Thao T. Nguyen in Connection with Such Boundary Agreement' and Granting and Easement to Thao T. Nguyen for Access  (Ex A)
  • Ordinance No. 02, Series 2022 - Amendment to Mutual Permanent Access Easement Agreement between the City and the Owners of Lot 2, Lafayette City Center Subdivision Replat B, to Expand the Easement Area and Amend Terms Pertaining to Parking and Access  (Ex A)
  • Ordinance No. 01, Series 2022 - Budget Supplemental Appropriating Funding from Public Safety Sales Tax Ballot Issue
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  • Ordinance No. 30, 2021 - Approving a Ditch Lateral Easement Agreement between the City of Lafayette, Hearteye Village Land Company, LLC, and the Weems Neighborhood Metropolitan District
  • Ordinance No. 29, 2021 - Conditionally Vacating Certain Rights-of-Way and Certain Easements in the Silo Subdivision Filing No. 1 Final Plat
  • Ordinance No. 28, 2021 - Amending Sections 120-57 and 120-58 of the Lafayette Code of Ordinances Regarding the Schedule for Water Service Charges
  • Ordinance No. 27, 2021 - Amending Section 120-61 of the Lafayette Code of Ordinances Regarding Utilities and Solid Waste Billing and Payment Procedures
  • Ordinance No. 26, 2021 - Implementing New Sales Tax Increase for Mental Health and Human Services
  • Ordinance No. 25, 2021 - Implementing New Sales Tax Increase for Public Safety
  • Ordinance No. 24, 2021 - Approving the Periodic Update of the City of Lafayette Comprehensive Plan (Ex A) (Ex B Comp Plan)
  • Ordinance No. 23, 2021 - 2021 Budget Supplemental
  • Ordinance No. 22, 2021 - Amending Ordinance No. 5, Series 2021 Authorizing the Acquisition  by Eminent Domain of Certain real Property Interests Necessary to Construct, Operate and Maintain Public Improvements Required for the State Highway 7/119th Street Intersection Improvements Project
  • Ordinance No, 21, 2021 - Amending Chapter 26 of the Lafayette code Regarding Land Use Regulations Pertaining to Oil and Gas Development, Facilities, and Operations  (Ex A)
  • Ordinance No. 20, 2021 - Water Reclamation Facility Bond Parameters
  • Ordinance No. 19, 2021 - 2022 Budget Appropriation 
  • Ordinance No. 17, 2021 - Solar-Ready and Electric-Vehicle Ready Construction Requirements
  • Ordinance No. 16, 2021 - Business Licensing
  • Ordinance No. 15, 2021 - Amendment to the Home rule Charter to Shorten residency Qualification for City Councilors to One Year
  • Ordinance No. 14, 2021 - Amendments to the Home rule Charter Pertaining to Removal of Archaic Language
  • Ordinance No. 13, 2021 - Amendments to the Home Rule Charter Pertaining to Gender Neutral References
  • Ordinance No. 12, 2021 - Fair Campaign Practices; Enforcement of Municipal Campaign Finance Complaints
  • Ordinance No. 11, 2021 - 2021 Mid-year Budget Supplemental
  • Ordinance No. 10, 2021 - Extending Moratorium on Land Use Applications for Oil and Gas Operations Until November 30, 2021
  • Ordinance No. 09-2021 - Zoning Certain Land from Developing Resource (DR) to Community Service Business (B1)-Planned Unit Development (PUD) Zone District; and Approving the Indian Peaks Marketplace Final Planed Unit Development Plan    EX. A
  • Ordinance No. 08, 2021 - Code Amendment /Model Traffic Code -Failure to Appear for Traffic Offenses
  • Ordinance No. 07-2021- Three Leaf Farm Lease
  • Ordinance No. 06, 2021 - Budget Supplemental Appropriation - Property Acquisition
  • Ordinance No. 05, 2021 - Authorization for Real Property Acquisition by Eminent Domain of Certain Property for the SH 7 / 119th St. Intersection Improvements Project
  • Ordinance No. 04, 2021 - Budget Carryforward
  • Ordinance No. 03, 2021 - Zoning Certain Land from Developing Resource (DR) to Regional business (C1)/Industrial (M1)-Planned Unit Development (PUD) Zone District / Approving the Medtronic Office Campus Final Planned Unit Development Plan
  • Ordinance No. 02, 2021 - Budget Carryforward (Ex. A)
  • Ordinance No. 01, 2021 - Establishing the Annual Salary for Presiding Municipal Court Judge Amanda L. Bailhache
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  • Ordinance No. 27, 2020 - 2020 Supplemental Budget
  • Ordinance No. 26, 2020 - Sales Tax / Standardizing Definitions
  • Ordinance No. 24, 2020 - Extending Moratorium on Land Use Applications for Oil and Gas Operations Until May 31, 2021
  • Ordinance No. 22, 2020 - Building code Update / Impact -Resistant Asphalt Roof Shingles as amended 
  • Ordinance No. 21, 2020 - Pay-as-you-Throw Expansion
  • Ordinance No. 20, 2020 - Sales Tax / Economic Nexus and Remote Sellers to Collect and Remit Sales Tax
  • Ordinance No. 19, 2020 - 2021 Budget Appropriation
  • Ordinance No. 18, 2020 - Adopting by Reference the National Electric Code 2020 Edition
  • Ordinance No. 17, 2020 - Providing for Additional Appropriation During Fiscal Year 2020 for Unanticipated 2020 Revenues and Expenditures Required of the City of Lafayette, Colorado, Specifically a Modification of a current (2020) Budget Line Item
  • Ordinance No. 16, 2020-Vacating a Stormwater Utility Easement within Real Property Commonly Known as 10038 Arapahoe Ave., and Accepting a Superseding Easement Agreement for a Stormwater Utility Easement within the Same Real Property
  • Ordinance No. 15, 2020-Deleting in its Entirety Section 75-241, Open Marijuana Container-Motor Vehicle Prohibited, of the Code of Ordinances of Lafayette
  • Ordinance No. 14, 2020 (Emergency) Amending Chapter 1 of the Code to Add Section 1-11 Regarding Local Disaster Emergency Orders and Enforcement, and Amending Section 1-10 Regarding Enforcement Thereof, and Declaring an Emergency with Respect Thereto
  • Ordinance No. 13, 2020 (Emergency) Enacting Chapter 7 of the Code Regarding Administrative Citations, and Declaring an Emergency with Respect Thereto
  • Ordinance No. 12, 2020 - Adopting the 2020 Model Traffic Code 
  • Ordinance No. 11, 2020 - Supplemental Appropriation / Open Space Acquisition
  • Ordinance No. 10, 2020 - Providing for a 6-month extension of the Moratorium on the Submission, Acceptance, Processing and Approval of any Land Use Applications, Including Special Use Review Approval, for Oil and Gas Operations
  • Ordinance No. 09 - 2020 Budget Carry-Forwards
  • Ordinance No. 08, 2020 - Establishing the Youth Advisory Commission
  • Ordinance No. 07, 2020- Vacating a Portion of a Utility Easement within Boulder County known as 6996 S. Boulder Rd.
  • Ordinance No. 06, 2020 - Amending Section 1-1-10 of the Municipal Code regarding the Code’s General Penalty
  • Ordinance No. 05, 2020 (Amended) - Amending Chapter 25 of the Code of Ordinances Regarding the Regulation of Animals
  • Ordinance No. 04, 2020 - Prairie Dog Permitting Process
  • Ordinance No. 03, 2020 - Vacation of Easement and Acceptance of Various Easement Dedications (Ex A) (Ex B) (Ex C) (Ex D)
  • Ordinance No. 02, 2020 - Rezoning of Lot 1A, SoLa Subdivision Filing No. 5 Replat A
  • Ordinance No. 01, 2020 - Comprehensive Plan Amendment / Lot 1A, SoLa subdivision Filing No. 5 Replat A
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  • Ordinance No. 42, 2019 - Extension of the Moratorium on the Removal and Relocation of, and the Utilization of Lethal Control Measures for, any Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs Located y Property within the City
  • Ordinance No. 40, 2019- Vacating Existing Lafayette Utility Easements and Dedicating New Utility Easements / Erie’s Proposed Parkdale Subdivision Property
  • Ordinance No. 39, 2019- 2019 Budget Supplemental
  • Ordinance No. 38, 2019 - Lease Agreement with Isabelle Farm, LLC / Thomas Open space Organic Farm
  • Ordinance No. 37, 2019 - Granting and Approving an Easement to Boulder County for Access to the Waneka Centennial Farm Open Space
  • Ordinance No. 36, 2019 - Vacating a Portion of Cross-access and Emergency Access Easement within Lot 1A, SoLa Subdivision Filing No. 5 Replat A and Lot 1, SoLa subdivision filing No. 5 Replat B, and dedicating a Utility Easement across a Portion of Lot 1A, SoLa Subdivision Filing Filing No. 5 Replat A
  • Ordinance No. 35, 2019 - Lease of City Property to Sprint Spectrum L.P. / Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of Wireless Communications, Facilities, and Equipment
  • Ordinance No. 34, 2019 - Amending the 2019 Budget, Authorizing Additional Expenditures in the General and Legacy Open Space Funds
  • Ordinance No. 33, 2019 - Filling Vacancies on City Council
  • Ordinance No. 32, 2019 - Amending the Municipal Code / Compliance with Colorado Clean Air Act
  • Ordinance No. 31, 2019 - Amending Municipal Code Pertaining to Legal Age for Use of Tobacco, Including Electronic Smoking Devices
  • Ordinance No. 30, 2019 - Extending Oil and Gas Moratorium
  • Ordinance No. 29, 2019 - Setting the Municipal Judge’s Salary
  • Ordinance No. 28, 2019 - 2020 Budget Appropriation
  • Ordinance No. 27, Series 2019 Providing for a 3-Month Extension of the Moratorium on the Removal and Relocation of, and the Utilization of Lethal Control Measures for, any Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs located on any Property with the City; and Declaring an Emergency with Respect Thereto
  • Ordinance No. 26, 2019 - Authorizing Revocable License Agreement for Access / Hix Snedeker Companies LLC
  • Ordinance No. 25, 2019- Calling the election and Submitting to the Voters at the Regular Municipal Election on November 5, 2019, Amendments to the Home Rule Charter Pertaining to Recall Elections, Filling Vacancies in elective Offices, and Initiative and Referendum Procedures and Setting the Ballot Title Therefor
  • Ordinance No. 24, 2019 - 306 E. Cannon St. / Historic Landmark Designation / Welter/McWilliams House
  • Ordinance No. 23, 2019 - Adopting the Flood Insurance Rate Study for Boulder County, dated August 15, 2019
  • Ordinance No. 22, 2019- Vacation of a 10-foot Utility Easement / Portion of Lots 1-3, Boyd Minor Subdivision
  • Ordinance No. 21, 2019 - Amending Chapter 26 of the Lafayette Code of Ordinances / Prohibiting Retaliatory Practices by Landlords or Mobile Home Park Owners
  • Ordinance No. 20, 2019 - Amending the Municipal Code, Chapters 25 and 26 pertaining to Sections 25-2 (Definition of Household Pet), 25-98.5 (Household Pet Limitations), and Table 26A, Note 7 (Permitted Uses, Household Pets)
  • Ordinance No. 19, 2019 - 108 W. Geneseo / Landmark
  • Ordinance No. 18, 2019 - Amending Section 28-10 of the Municipal Code / Instituting an Affordable Housing Fee on Non-Residential Development
  • Ordinance No. 17, 2019 (as amended) - Amendment to Article XIV of Chapter 30 Pertaining to Deferral and Waiver of Fees Related to the Development of Real Property
  • Ordinance No. 16, 2019 - Amending the Municipal Code / Residential Affordable Housing Fee
  • Ordinance No. 15, 2019 - Amending Chapter 100 of the Municipal Code Requiring Waste Haulers Operating in the City to Obtain a Boulder County Hauler License & Report Annual Waste Collection Data on the ReTRAC System
  • Ordinance No. 14, 2019 - Supplemental Carryover Appropriation
  • Ordinance No. 13, 2019 - Oil and Gas Moratorium Extension
  • Ordinance No. 12, 2019 - Extending Deadlines for Recordation of the Final Plan (Plat and PUD) for the Silo Subdivision
  • Ordinance No. 11, 2019 - Six (6) Month Extension, with Amended Terms, of the Moratorium on the Removal and Relocation of, and the Utilization of Lethal Control Measures for, any Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs Located on any Property with the City
  • Ordinance No. 10, 2019 - Amending Article II of Chapter 104 of the Municipal Code / Fees for Stormwater Services
  • Ordinance No. 09, 2019 - Local Landmark Designation / 106 W. Geneseo
  • Ordinance No. 08, 2019 - Wireless Communication Facilities
  • Ordinance No. 07, 2019 - Extension of Deadlines for Recordation of the Final Plan (Plat and PUD) for the Silo Subdivision to April 30, 2019; and Declaring an Emergency with Respect Thereto
  • Ordinance No. 06, 2019 - Establishing an Arts and Cultural Resources Department and mending the Title of the Community Development Department to the Planning & Building Department
  • Ordinance No. 05, 2019 - Vacation of Alley and Conveyance of Property at the Silo Wellness Subdivision
  • Ordinance No. 04, 2019 - Extending Oil and Gas Extraction Moratorium
  • Ordinance No. 03, 2019 - Comprehensive Plan Land Use Amendment from Institutional to High Density Residential
  • Ordinance No. 02, 2019 - Rezoning SoLa Lot 1A, Filing No. 5, Replat A from B1(Community Service Business) to RSR/PUD (Senior and Special Residential / Planned Unit Development)
  • Ordinance No. 01, 2019 - Amending Section 5-8 of the Code of Ordinances Pertaining to the Residency Requirement of the City Administrator
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  • Ordinance No. 39, 2018 - Emergency/Extension of Final Plan Approval for Silo Subdivision
  • Ordinance No. 38, 2018 - Authorization for Real Property Acquisition by Eminent Domain of Certain Property for the South Boulder Road Multi-modal Improvement Project
  • Ordinance No. 37, 2018 - Historic Landmark Designation / 303 West Simpson Street
  • Ordinance No. 36, 2018 - Rezoning a .99 Acre Portion of Cherrywood Condos Subdivision from DR (Developing Resource) to R3/PUD (Multifamily Residential/Planned Unit Development
  • Ordinance No. 35, 2018 - Granting of a Utility Easement to Public Service Company of Colorado and Authorization for the Mayor to Sign the Necessary Documentation Executing the Easement
  • Ordinance No. 34, 2018 - Rezoning Avalon Meadows Subdivision from R1(Medium Density Residential) to R1/PUD; (Medium Density Residential/Planned Unit Development)
  • Ordinance No. 33, 2018 - Supplemental Appropriation to 2018 Budget
  • Ordinance No. 32, 2018 - Providing for a 6-month Moratorium on the Removal and Relocation of, and the Utilization of Lethal Control Measures for, any Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs located on any Property within the City; and Declaring an Emergency with Respect thereto
  • Ordinance No. 31, 2018 - Rezoning the Sundar Subdivision from DR (Developing Resource) to R4/PUD (High Density Residential/Planned Unit Development)
  • Ordinance No. 30, 2018 - Amending Chapter 26 Section 26-22.5 Wireless Communication Facilities
  • Ordinance No. 29, 2018 - Amending and Correcting Ordinance No. 22, Series 2018 / Easement Vacation at 811 Baseline Subdivision
  • Ordinance No. 28, 2018 - Setting the Municipal Judge’s Salary
  • Ordinance No. 27, 2018 - 2019 Budget Appropriation
  • Ordinance No. 26, 2018 - Providing for a 6-month Extension of the Moratorium on the Submission, Acceptance, Processing, and Approval of any Land Use Applications, Including Special Use Review Approval, for Oil and Gas Operations, and Declaring an Emergency
  • Ordinance No. 25, 2018 - Amending Chapter 10 and Sections 43-30, 75-246, 75-247, and 115-49.9 of the Lafayette Code of Ordinances / Regarding the Colorado Beer Code, Colorado Liquor Code, Colorado Special Events Permit and Tastings and Legal Citations
  • Ordinance No. 24, 2018 - Extension of Final Plan Approval Silo Subdivision
  • Ordinance No. 23, 2018 - Solar Gardens / Horizons CSG, LLC
  • Ordinance No. 22, 2018 - Vacation of Utility, Access, And Drainage Easements / 811 Baseline Apartments Replat A
  • Ordinance No. 21, 2018- Property Acquisition / Traffic Signal at South Boulder Road and Saratoga
  • Ordinance No. 18, 2018 - Rezoning Property from R2 to OTR/Cannon Trail Subdivision
  • Ordinance No. 17, 2018 - (as amended) New Review Procedures for Sketch and Preliminary Plans
  • Ordinance No. 16, 2018 - Vacation of Utility Easements / 811 E. Baseline Apartment Development
  • Ordinance No. 15, 2018 - 90-day Extension of the Moratorium on Submission, Acceptance, Processing, and Approval including Special Use Review Approval, for Oil and Gas Operations
  • Ordinance No. 14, 2018- Vacation of Right-of-Way Review for Market Place Drive and Melody drive in the Coal Creek Tech Center
  • Ordinance No. 13, 2018 - Amending Municipal Code Chapter 26-Development and Zoning Section 26-22.5, Table 26-A Regarding Wireless Communication Facilities
  • Ordinance No. 12, 2018 - Authorizing Lease of One Acre of Coal Creek Open Space as Pasture Land / Three Leaf Farm
  • Ordinance No. 11, 2018 - Providing for Additional Appropriation during Fiscal Year 2018 for Invoices and Other Capital Items Carried Forward from 2017
  • Ordinance No. 10, 2018 - Amending Article II and III of Chapter 56 of the Municipal Code Regarding the Maximum Square Footage for Certain Medical and Retail Marijuana Facilities within the City
  • Ordinance No. 09, 2018 - Amendment to Section 26-15-4 to amend Special Use Review Criteria; an Section 26-16-6(b) Staff Review of Certain Applications
  • Ordinance No. 08, 2018 - Affordable Housing Fee
  • Ordinance No. 07, 2018 - Extending Deadlines Associated with Silo Subdivision Final Plan Approval to July 31, 2018
  • Ordinance No. 06, 2018 - Amending the Comprehensive Plan’s Land Use Plan Map and Adding a New Land Designation - Core Neighborhood Residential
  • Ordinance No. 05, 2018 - Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map Amendment - Rural Preservation
  • Ordinance No. 04, 2018 - 2018 Budget - Supplemental Appropriations
  • Ordinance No. 03, 2018 - Amending Section 75-260, Definitions, of the Municipal Code Regarding Offenses - Miscellaneous
  • Ordinance No. 02, 2018 - Repealing and Re-enacting in its Entirety Sec. 45-46 and Sec. 45-47 of Article III of Chapter 45 of the Code of Ordinances Regarding Adoption of the International Fire Code 2015 Edition
  • Ordinance No. 01, 2018 - Repealing and Reenacting Sec. 30-137 of the Municipal Code Regarding Construction in Public Rights-of-way