• Address the 180-day moratorium on new overnight accommodations
• Address multi-family housing, infill housing development, and redevelopment
• Address how overnight accommodations influences the Moab Area Affordable Housing Plan
• Create land use policies and tools that address these and other land use challenges
Draft ordinances were completed in June 2019. Moab City and Grand County are currently in the process of fine tuning the ordinances with final adoption anticipated in August 2019. Click here for a list of upcoming meetings.
Public comments received following a joint meeting of the Moab City Council and the Planning Commission have been added to the "City Council/Planning Commission Meeting Comments Received (5/23)" document which can be found in the Public Meetings + Info section of this website.
With proposed draft ordinances complete, Moab City and Grand County Planning Commissions and City and County Councils will be actively fine tuning these ordinances in the coming months. For a list of upcoming City and County Planning Commission and City/County Council meetings, click here.
Additional comments from the public have been received and added to the "Verbatim Comments Received (4/29 - 5/23)" document which can be found in the Public Meetings + Info section of this website.
The first Draft of proposed ordinance changes has been completed and delivered to Moab and Grand County for their consideration, review and direction. A copy of this document can be found in the Public Meetings + Info section of this website.
Landmark Design is currently composing draft ordinances, based on input provided during the Joint City-Council Meeting held on May 7, 2019. Over the next couple of weeks, these ordinances will be further refined and then handed over to the City and County on June 4, 2019. It is anticipated that further fine tuning of these ordinances will happen as part of the City and County's individual planning processes. We encourage you to attend City and County Planning Commission and City/County Council meetings to keep informed and up-to-date on that refinement process.
May 21 - Draft 1 Ordinances delivered to Grand County and Moab for review
May 28 - Draft 2 Ordinances delivered to Grand County and Moab for review
June 4 - Revised Ordinances delivered to Grand County and Moab for adoption
August - Ordinances revised and adopted by Grand County and Moab
A Preferred Alternative Draft will be discussed at a Joint City-County Council Meeting on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Click here for a copy of the draft.
A series of Focus Group Meetings were held on April 8-11, April 30 and May 6, 2019 at various locations. Click here for a summary of stakeholder comments from these meetings.
An Advisory Committee Meeting was held at the Grand County Offices (125 East Center Street, Moab, UT) on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 8:30 am - 11:30 am . Click here for a summary of comments from this meeting.
A Public Workshop was held at the Grand Center (182 North 500 West, Moab, Utah) on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 5:00 - 7:00 pm.
Materials presented at the Public Workshop are available below:
Boards: Guiding Principles (DRAFT)
Boards: Regulatory Tools (DRAFT)
Boards: Overnight Accommodation Options (DRAFT)
Boards: Option Maps (DRAFT)
Summary of Comments and Detailed Notes
**Save the Date!**
Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Grand Center, 182 North 500 West, Moab, Utah
The Public Workshop will focus on reviewing: 1) ordinance and zoning options, 2) local and national case studies, and 3) economic and market analyses for the local area. We will also have preliminary land use concepts (focused on overnight accommodations) for your to provide input/feedback on.
Two Public Open Houses were held at the Moab City Hall (217 East Center Street, Moab, UT) on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 5:00-7:00 pm and on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 11:30 am - 1:30 pm . Click here for a summary of comments from those meetings, as well as those submitted by email (through April 2). We will continue to update this document periodically with any new/additional ideas, comments, and visions for the future.