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November 3, 2015 PC Hearing

Listed below are the current planning cases that are to be heard by the Weld County Planning Commission. Subsequently, the Board of County Commissioners will hear the case approximately 2 to 3 weeks after the Planning Commission Hearing.

Please contact the Planner On Call at (970) 353-6100 ext. 3540 for any inquiries on past cases not listed here.

Planning Cases

Hearing Date


November 3, 2015

APPLICANT: Tri-State Generation & Transmission, Inc.
PLANNER: send an email to Kim Ogle

Commencing at the Greenhouse substation located within the Corporate City Limits of Fort Lupton in Section 34, T2N, R66W then crossing Sections 35, 26, and 25, T2N, R66W and then into Sections 30, 29, 28, 27, and 22, T2N, R65W into the Colfer Substation. Commencing at the Colfer substation heading into Section 22, T2N, R65W and crossing Sections 15, 10, 11, and 2, T2N, R65W and entering Section 35, T3N, R65 and crossing into Section 36 and 25, T3N, R65W into the Rattlesnake Ridge substation. From Section 26, T3N, R65W the transmission line enters Section 30, T3N, R64W then crosses through Sections 30, 19, 18, 7 and 6, T3N, R64W and into Section 1, T3N, R65W then crossing Sections 36 and 25, T4N, R65W then entering Section 30, T4N, R64W and crossing Sections 30, 24, and 14, T4N, R65W into the Milton substation. Commencing at the Milton substation entering Section 18, T4N, R64W and crossing Sections 7 and 6, T4N, R65W and then entering Section 32, T5N, R65W and terminating at the South Kersey substation.
See Map

REQUEST: A Site Specific Development Plan and Use by Special Review Permit for a Major Facility of a Public Utility or Public Agency (approximately 30.5 miles of transmission lines) and facility construction laydown yards near the Greenhouse, Colfer, Rattlesnake Ridge and South Kersey substations (consisting of two construction trailers, multiple storage containers and other associated equipment) in the A (Agricultural) Zone District.
See Application
See 1041 Application
See Addendum to Application
See Appendix A Transmission Routing Study
See Appendix B Position Statement on EMF Health Effects
See Appendix C Environmental Protection Measures for Construction Projects
See Appendix D Soils Report Substations
See Appendix D Transmission Lines
LOCATION: Approximately 0.5 miles south of CR 52; west of and adjacent to CR 51; approximately 0.5 miles north of CR 14; east of and adjacent to CR 31.
  See Referral Comments
  See Staff Report

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Planning and Building Department
1555 N 17th Ave
Greeley, CO 80631
(970) 353-6100 x 3540
(970) 304-6498