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Community Meeting - Rezoning and Site Plan Application for 7777 E. Peakview Avetop

RE: Community Meeting for a Rezoning and Site Plan Application, 7777 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial, CO 80111

Please be advised that a community meeting is being held prior to the formal submittal for a Rezoning and Site Plan application for a property located at 7777 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial, CO 80111. The applicant, The Garrett Companies, proposes a Site Plan for a new four-story, approximately 175,220 square foot apartment building with 147 units at the northeast corner of S. Syracuse Way and E Peakview Ave. The Applicant also proposes a new one-story, approximately 7,500 square foot mixed-use building with a clubhouse, restaurant, and four residential units immediately to the south of the proposed apartment building. Prior to Site Plan approval, the Applicant proposes to rezone the existing property from Business Park 100 (BP100) to Activity Center (AC).

Community meetings are required by the City’s Land Development Code (LDC) prior to submittal of certain development applications. The purpose of the community meeting is to inform the affected property owners and neighborhoods about the proposed development application and seek comments about its potential impacts on the area which could reasonably be mitigated. These meeting sare intended to be forums in which the applicant and property owners work together in good faith. However, they are not required to generate complete consensus on all aspects of the applications, nor to supplant or add to the standards of the LDC.

Notice of the meeting is being sent to all adjacent property owners, and to all HOA’s and Civic Associations registered with the City that are located within ½ mile of the proposed development.

Meeting Location*: 7807 E Peakview Ave

Centennial, CO 80111

Meeting Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

*Meeting will be held in the large conference room. It is located on the first floor, on the east side of the building, just past the elevators.

The applicant and City staff will be available to answer questions and provide more information starting at 6:00 pm and will remain until 7:00 pm at the latest. For questions about the meeting or the proposed application, please contact Kelly Hickler, Planner I, at (303) 754-3378 or at khickler@centennialco.gov.

June 2017 - New Ordinancestop

New ordinances issued June, 2017.



Willow Bend Redevelopmenttop

After pursuing several avenues with the Developer, Southgate Water and Sanitation District (the District) and the City of Centennial to secure a continuous, 8’ high solid wall between the commercial development and Willow/Briarwood Streets, no easement variance and/or easement vacation can be obtained across the 30' wide District easement. As a result, a 12 foot wide access gate/removable panel will be required. This requirement will not affect the remaining sections of wall along the Willow/Briarwood Streets or at the adjacent property lines.

At our September, 2016 meeting, the Board discussed, aesthetic treatment, gate vs. panel, locking mechanism and the community desire to eliminate access between the commercial and residential uses.

Walnut Hills Civic Association Board meetings are open to the public. Please attend our regularly scheduled meetings to hear first-hand the WHCA Board discussions, to provide public input during the ‘Concerns from Residents’ agenda item and hear the board determined course of action.

WHCA Board meetings:
2nd Thursday each month at 7:00pm
Metrum Credit Union
6980 S. Holly Circle
Centennial, CO 80112


The following websites for important information:

Colorado Division of Wildlife

City of Centennial

Lighting Contesttop

The Annual Lighting contest winners have been announced. Please visit the Community Events page!

Two New Centenial Ordinancestop

Please refer to the City of Centennial Public Hearings, Ordinances & Resolutions page for a complete listing.

A new ordinance approved by the City Council on 5 Dec. is intended to prevent obstruction of pedestrian and vehicular traffic on Centennial's streets and sidewalks. The ordinance provides for a fine of up to $1,000 for violators who place (or allow to accumulate) items on public sidewalks & roadways, or who allow materials on private property to encroach on or above public sidewalks & roadways.

This means, among other things, that the ordinance prohibits obstructing sidewalks with trash containers, landscape materials, trash, debris, etc. or placing snow and ice on them (i.e., when shoveling/clearing walks & driveways). This does not make snow shoveling mandatory, but you need to shovel onto your property! The practice of placing snow and ice on public streets is prohibited by this ordinance. Shoveling into the street often creates an ice block or dam in the street and can be dangerous. Additionally, the ordinance prohibits items on private property from "encroaching" on sidewalks & roadways: 8' above in the case of sidewalks, and 15' for roadways. A typical example of this would be a portable basketball hoop, which people often leave on the sidewalk or street, or extending over the sidewalk or street or your bushes & trees.

What should citizens do with their trash containers, bagged leaves, bundled materials and large appliances which are to be picked up by trash haulers? The ordinance permits these items to be placed on public property (for example at curbside) as long as the items are NOT on the sidewalk or other pedestrian way, and as long as they are not there for over 24 hours. Nor can you park a vehicle to block the sidewalk.

Another important new ordinance approved by the City Council on 5 Dec. refers to Sight Triangles, at all street corners. They must remain free of anything that could block the view of a vehicle turning the corner, with certain, very specific exceptions.

Traffic Studytop

As part of the I-25/Arapahoe Interchange Environmental Assesment, a traffic study was conducted in May, 2011 to obtain baseline data regarding existing traffic volumes and cutthrough traffic circulation within the Walnut Hills neighborhood.

The purpose of the study was to quantify the amount of traffic cutting through the Walnut Hills neighborhood during peak commuting hours. A copy of the 30 page study is available here (pdf).

The Garbage Mantop

At its December, 2011 board meeting, the Walnut Hills Civic Association agreed to provide information to members and potential members regarding a discount offered by the Garbage Man, a family owned trash hauling service based in Parker. Bob Rhoades, attended our meeting to let us know of the company´s´ discounted rates. The discount increases as more Civic Association members sign up with their service. The Garbage Man´s starting rate is less expensive than many service providers out there.

Board members asked lots of questions about the company and its service and concluded that this announcement would be beneficial to the community. There are trash trucks in our neighborhood almost every week day. They add to the noise and air pollution and tear up the street. Wouldn´t it be nice to have one provider one day a week? If you are interested in benefiting the community and your pocketbook at the same time give the Garbage Man a call at 720-842-4558. The collection day is Friday; they bring the containers back to the house and provide recycling every other week.

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