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Carbondale, Colo., Code of Ordinances § 18-11-90.1.1 (current through Sept. 20, 2019)
Brief Summary
This policy outlines a point system for compliance with the town's Residential Efficient Building Program, which includes a point allocation for edible landscapes in residential developments.
Legal Strategies
Creates an incentive for a change.
Expressly allows something.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow
State: Colorado
Jurisdiction Type: Township
Jurisdiction Name: Carbondale
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
Yes. See references to "sustainable building methods", "renewable energy", "edible landscaping." § 18-11-10 and § 18-11-90.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
No.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. "The intent of the Carbondale Residential Efficient Building Program (REBP) is to encourage cost-effective and sustainable building methods to create durable, energy-efficient structures that conserve natural resources, promote the efficient use of building materials and improve indoor air quality." § 18-11-10.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. Town staff are responsible for scoring compliance with the Residential Efficent Building Program. § 18-11-70(c)(2).
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
This policy is located in Carbondale, Colorado Code of Ordinances, Chapter 18 Building Regulations, Article 11 Residential Efficient Building Program. History: Ord. No. 8, 2011; prior code 15.30.080; Ord. No. 8, 2015 § 1, 8-11-2015.