Douglas County Conservation District


     PO BOX 688, 7519 E HWY 86, FRANKTOWN, CO 80116   303-688-3042 EXT. 100

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Land Use Reviews

Criteria for Reviews

The Douglas County Conservation District is mandated by the State of Colorado in the Colorado Statutes Title 30; Government, Article 28; Planning and Building Codes, 136;  to review and make comments on Douglas County Community and Development Department on referrals throughout the district.  Referral and review requirements are as follows. 

CRS 30-28-136. Referral and review requirements.  f) "To the local conservation district board within the county for explicit review and recommendations regarding soil suitability, floodwater problems, and watershed protection.  Such referral shall be made even though all or part of a proposal subdivision is not located within the boundaries of a conservation district."                                                         

The Douglas County Conservation District  also makes recommendations on the following conservation issues:

  • Noxious Weed Control
  • Riparian and Stream Protection
  • Livestock Grazing
  • Soil Suitability and Geologic Hazards
  • Flood Protection
  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Drainage Concerns
  • Endangered Species Protection
  • Watershed Water Quality Protection