Denver City Council Implements Legislation Allowing Structures Up To 16 Stories in Rino

Denver City Council Implements Legislation Allowing Structures Up To 16 Stories in Rino

Oct 12, 2018

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Co-author, Western Real Estate Business, October 2018

On Feb. 12, 2018, the Denver City Council voted 11-1 to approve changes to the Denver Zoning Code and Municipal Code with the intent of allowing property owners to build structures up to 16 stories tall in the RiNo neighborhood. The newly adopted ordinance creates two new overlay districts—the River North Design Overlay (DO-7) District and the 38th & Blake Station Area Overlay (IO-1) District—and provides height incentives allowing developers who provide affordable housing or community benefits, and implement new design criteria, to build higher than the maximum permitted height in the underlying zone district.

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