Enhancing Broomfield’s Oil and Gas Regulations

How You Can Participate

With the passage of Senate Bill 181, additional authorities were given to municipalities to enhance regulations around oil and gas development in their communities. In response, Broomfield is currently drafting a city ordinance to further protect public health, safety and welfare in the city and county. Your feedback on the proposed revisions to Broomfield’s oil and gas regulations is critical at Community Workshops as listed below in seven general themes.

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View the red-lined draft of proposed amendments to Broomfield's existing regulations and comment below in the discussion or as a quick reply.

How You Can Participate

With the passage of Senate Bill 181, additional authorities were given to municipalities to enhance regulations around oil and gas development in their communities. In response, Broomfield is currently drafting a city ordinance to further protect public health, safety and welfare in the city and county. Your feedback on the proposed revisions to Broomfield’s oil and gas regulations is critical at Community Workshops as listed below in seven general themes.

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View the red-lined draft of proposed amendments to Broomfield's existing regulations and comment below in the discussion or as a quick reply.

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  • Submit feedback on what you to see included in the revised Oil and Gas ordinance in regards to:

    Risk (Council Study Session on Sept. 17, Community Workshop on Oct. 30):

    • Emergency response
    • Site access and security
    • Risk management plan
    • Risk assessment standard
    • Transportation, traffic plans, roads & access


    Impacts to Resources (Council Study Session on Sept. 17, Community Workshop on Oct. 30):

    • Geologic hazards
    • Cultural and historic resources
    • Scenic attributes & character
    • Wildlife
    • Natural resources
    • Land disturbance & reclamation
    • Flood plains & floodways
    ...

    Submit feedback on what you to see included in the revised Oil and Gas ordinance in regards to:

    Risk (Council Study Session on Sept. 17, Community Workshop on Oct. 30):

    • Emergency response
    • Site access and security
    • Risk management plan
    • Risk assessment standard
    • Transportation, traffic plans, roads & access


    Impacts to Resources (Council Study Session on Sept. 17, Community Workshop on Oct. 30):

    • Geologic hazards
    • Cultural and historic resources
    • Scenic attributes & character
    • Wildlife
    • Natural resources
    • Land disturbance & reclamation
    • Flood plains & floodways


    Location & Siting (Council Study Session on Oct. 15, Community Workshop on Oct. 30):

    • Zoning
    • Well Setbacks
    • Alternative siting analysis

    View the presentation and DRAFT maps from the September 17, 2019, Study Session here.


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  • A community workshop focused on enhancing regulations around environmental and nuisance issues in Broomfield was held on August 28, 2019 at George DiCiero City and County Building from 5:30-7 p.m. 

    Couldn't make the meeting? Watch the video here

    Topics include air quality, emissions & odor, dust, noise, vibration, water quality, water supply, light and waste management. View Presentation  on draft nuisance regulations presented to City Council on August 13, 2019. 

    See the Proposed Schedule along the right to find more opportunities to give your input on enhanced regulations for risk,...

    A community workshop focused on enhancing regulations around environmental and nuisance issues in Broomfield was held on August 28, 2019 at George DiCiero City and County Building from 5:30-7 p.m. 

    Couldn't make the meeting? Watch the video here

    Topics include air quality, emissions & odor, dust, noise, vibration, water quality, water supply, light and waste management. View Presentation  on draft nuisance regulations presented to City Council on August 13, 2019. 

    See the Proposed Schedule along the right to find more opportunities to give your input on enhanced regulations for risk, location and siting, impacts to resources, administrative issues and infrastructure. 
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    Community members met on October 30, 2019, to give feedback on the regulation amendments.  

    The video of the meeting can be viewed here.  The staff presentation can be viewed here, and the maps discussed can be viewed here.

    Community members met on October 30, 2019, to give feedback on the regulation amendments.  

    The video of the meeting can be viewed here.  The staff presentation can be viewed here, and the maps discussed can be viewed here.

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