Have not heard anyone speak to occupancy limits during open comment before, that I remember.
As I wrote in my story, these are just the first snapshots of samples. The study will take 10 years, so it's too early to draw too many conclusions.
He's asking for more shelter nights, day shelter, public showers and bathrooms for unhoused residents.
I'll let you know if something fun happens.
Boulder's fire chief recommended removing the single-family home exemption.
(The previous standards were for larger structures."
Birchfield: I've have to research that.
Birchfield: That's a vehicle. As the chief building official, I don't have authority to regulate vehicles.
Birchfield: We can amend the code to allow what we want.
Birchfield: I don't believe so. IRC has permanent foundations in its code; I just added language to make that explicit rather than implicit.
Correct, staff says.
But some good lessons nonetheless.
Ladies, line up.
I hate when I make a typo whilst clowning on someone.
Carolyn Elam: It's really about cost so we're not burdening people. In smaller units, we're still working on getting them to net zero by 2030.
This guy knows his audience.
All these fancy people and their fancy sources of outdoor heat.
First from Weaver: What did planning board say?
Birchfield: They agreed with staff recommendation to not allow tiny homes on trailers.
Friend: The point is that they can be more mobile. There's a convenience factor. If we want to incentivize affordable housing and the ease of setting up a tiny home ... what's the process?
Carr: No. Code says tiny homes should be constructed on foundation.
Meschuk: "Right now we're several weeks behind in our reviews. This year is a focused effort to do some pretty serious reimagining of how we get our work done."