The Planning Team is responsible for the town's physical and socioeconomic planning, including development of plans and policies, land use, zoning and environmental review.
During the development review process, the team ensures proposed development directs the future of the community toward appropriate physical and economic growth compatible with our natural environment. A strong community engagement component is included in all planning efforts to ensure that the community is informed and involved in all decision-making processes.
An introductory hearing for the Town of Vail application, represented by Triumph Development, for the development of Lot 3 Middle Creek, located at 129 N. Frontage Road West near the Vail I-70 Interchange (Exit 176), will be heard on April 12th, 2021, before the Planning and Environmental Commission (PEC). Registration to participate in the virtual meeting can be found on the PEC homepage here. The Development Plan includes the construction of 72 deed-restricted residential units. Included is an application for a Variance to allow for development on slopes of 40% or greater. This 2.1-acre parcel of land is located within the Housing (H) zone district. Within the Housing (H) zone district, development standards including Lot Area and Site Dimensions, Building Height, and Density Control (including Gross Residential Floor Area) are prescribed by the Planning and Environmental Commission as part of their review of the Development Plan.
A Parking Analysis, Geologic Hazard Assessment, and Transportation Impact Study (TIS) have been submitted with the Development Plan. The Development Plan also includes a Mobility Management Plan to meet the transportation needs of potential residents.
In 2020 the Town of Vail subdivided Lot 3 from the larger Lot 1 of the Middle Creek Subdivision to create a parcel of land to allow for a future employee housing development. The property has been zoned Housing (H) since the Middle Creek Housing development was approved in September of 2002.
The Town of Vail, represented by Triumph Development, has submitted a conceptual Design Review Board (DRB) application for review and will go to the Design Review Board on the April 7th meeting. Registration to participate in the virtual meeting can be found on the DRB homepage here.
View applicants submitted documents below:
The Town of Vail encourages public input in the meetings and written form. Please submit any written comments to the following email. Emails will be accepted until noon on the day of the meeting.
Comments for the PEC: email@example.com
Comments for the DRB: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact Greg Roy at (970) 477-3459 or email@example.com or Jonathan Spence at (970) 479-2321 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Gore Creek Group LLC is requesting an application for the establishment of a new Special Development District (SDD) for Vail Mountain View Residences to facilitate the construction of a new mixed-use building located at 430 South Frontage Road. The new building is referred to as Phase 2 of Vail Mountain View Residences, which is proposed to be constructed above the existing parking structure. Phase 1, the existing 23 residential condominiums, is proposed to be included in the SDD, bu the building will not be modified with this application. The proposed Phase 2 consists of deed0restricted employee housing, lodging accommodations, and residential condominiums.
Phase 1 (completed in 2008) under the High Density Multiple Family (HDMF) zone district and included the following:
The proposed Phase 2 includes the following:
Battle Mountain LLC, represented by Braun Associates, Inc., is proposing a six-story multi-family residential project consisting of the following components:
2020 Plan Approved 2007 11 06
2018 Open Lands Plan
Fire Wise Plant Materials
Ford Park 2012 Update
Ford Park Donovan Park 1985
Ford Park Management Complete Compressed
Ford Park Master Plan 2013
Ford Park Master Plan Appendix 2013
Lionshead Redevelopment Master Plan 20180328
Lionshead Redevelopment Master Plan Appendicies
LRMP maps a-L new m-w old 052110
Recommended plant list brochure FINAL
Urban Design Guide Plan 021809
Vail Streetscape Master Plan
Vail Streetscape Master Plan Addendum
Vail Village Master Plan Amended 082112
Vail Land Use Plan 012809
Address Map Book of the Town of Vail, developed for the Vail Fire Department by the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Team. Use of this map should be for general purposes only.
This address map book includes building labels, labeled bus stops and fire hydrant locations. Where shown, parcel line work is approximate.
The Town of Vail does not warrant the accuracy of the information depicted. Please communicate any errors or omissions directly to the Town of Vail GIS Team.
Commercial Core Areas and Fee In Lieu Parking Map.
Map of planned construction activity in Vail. Updated March 2018. Please contact the Engineering Division with questions.
Employee Housing Unit (EHU) Map - coded by general requirement category. As of May 1, 2015, there are 701 deed restricted employee housing units within the Town of Vail. This includes a mix of rental and for-sale units, some of which additionally contain a price appreciation cap. These units are dispersed from East Vail to West Vail. For exact requirements, please see the deed restriction recorded for a specific property. Please contact the Town of Vail Community Development Department with questions regarding EHU deed restrictions.
The Avalanche Hazard map was created based on an Evaluation of the Snow Avalanche Hazard in the Valley of Gore Creek report performed by the Institute of Artic and Alpine Research 1977. A copy of the Evaluation of the Snow Avalanche Hazard in the Valley of Gore Creek , Eagle County, Colorado, report can be obtained by contacting the Town of Vail Community Development Department.
The Debris Flow Hazard map was created based on a Debris Flow and Debris Avalanche Hazard Analysis performed by Arthur Mears, P.E. Inc. in 1984. (An additional study was performed for the Highland Meadows neighborhoods of Vail however this information cannot be accessed on-line). A copy of the Debris Flow and Debris Avalanche Hazard Analysis can be obtained by contacting the Town of Vail Community Development Department.
The Rock Fall Hazard map was created based on a Rockfall Study performed by Schmueser & Associates in 1984. (An additional study was performed for the Highland Meadows neighborhoods of Vail however this information cannot be accessed on-line). A copy of the Rockfall Study can be obtained by contacting the Town of Vail Community Development Department.
Map showing milemarkers along I-70 through Eagle County.
Map showing milemarkers along I-70 through Vail.
Land Use map.
Open Space map.
Stream Setback map.
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