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.

Risk / Location & Siting / Impacts to Resources

We are asking community input on the following topics:

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

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