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County of La Plata Development Standards Ordinance

County Of La Plata   
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La Plata County divides development standards into two groups, required and encouraged. Standards are encouraged through a point system. A developer is awarded points for meeting various importance factors which are scored in relevance to its assigned importance level. Negative scores are assigned when a project causes some detriment to the community. A developer is then eligible for various incentives and waivers depending on the total points accrued. The provision of affordable housing for employees and residents is an encouraged standard (Sec. 82-127; Sec. 82-177).