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Policy 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.

Background Information

State Colorado
Jurisdiction Name Carbondale
Jurisdiction Type Town/Township,
Population Size 5,000-50,000
Legal Strategies
  • Creates an incentive for a change
  • Expressly allows something
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Grow;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
No

Environmental goal?
Yes

See references to "sustainable building methods", "renewable energy", "edible landscaping." § 18-11-10 and § 18-11-90.

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
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.

Includes definitions?
Yes

Addresses implementation?
Yes

Town staff are responsible for scoring compliance with the Residential Efficent Building Program. § 18-11-70(c)(2).

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra 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.