The vision of the Historic Old Town Erie Renewal Plan includes the following key principles:
A coordinated and efficient pattern of growth
Quality design and development
Overall economic vitality
A comprehensive, integrated transportation system
Stewardship of the natural environment
Trails, parks and recreation opportunities
Protected lands programs
Balanced Land use mix
Stable, cohesive neighborhoods offering a variety of housing types
Infrastructure and public services provided efficiently and equitably
Relationship to other community plans
Downtown Parking & Circulation Plan
The Town wants to make sure there is the right amount of parking and that we plan all transportation improvements—including the Moffat Street Bridge—and mobility options for getting to, around, and from Downtown Erie in a way that is safe, convenient, and compatible with the character of Downtown. View more on the Downtown Parking and Circulation Plan webpage.
Colorado law gives cities and towns the right to form urban renewal authorities which empowers them with certain tools, including eminent domain and tax increment financing, to encourage economic vitality and improve the public safety of an Urban Renewal Authority (URA) project area. Learn More.