Larimer County Land Use Code Wins APA CO Honor Award

January 3, 2023
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Congratulations to Larimer County, Colorado for the adoption of their new Land Use Code, which just won a 2022 APA Colorado Merit Award!   Following the adoption of an award-winning new countywide Comprehensive Plan, Larimer County prioritized a major rewrite of the Land Use Code (LUC) in 2019 in order to sustain momentum on the previous

Rethinking Parking Requirements

November 29, 2022
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By Geoff Green, AICP For decades, automobiles have defined how our communities look and function. Most zoning ordinances require every new home, business, or factory to provide enough parking spaces to accommodate everyone who might drive there at the same time. This means many of our places have been designed more to fit cars than

Clarion is Hiring!

September 16, 2022

We are seeking Entry Level Associates and Associates in Denver. Learn more about our open positions below.  We look forward to hearing from you! Associate – Position Details – 2022 Entry Level Associate – Position Details – 2022

Foundations In County-wide Planning

August 25, 2022

by Darcie White, AICP While the basic components of comprehensive plans for counties are similar to those found in comprehensive plans for cities and towns, county plans require a tailored approach. Size is a key consideration, particularly in western states, where counties are especially large. For example, San Bernadino County, California, the largest county in