Lander residents voice concerns about proposed zoning code changes

The Lander Coalition Against Zoning Changes was recently formed by concerned citizens in response to the proposed amendments to the City of Lander Zoning Code.

“These changes will dramatically impact your neighborhoods, your property values, your quality of life, and the entire nature of life in Lander,” the coalition said in a letter shared with County 10.

The City of Lander Ordinance 1236 – Amending Title 4 – Zoning Codes has now passed two of the three required readings before enactment, and is scheduled for a work session on September 1st before its final reading on the 8th. The Zoning Changes Summary Flyer – 08/27/20 has the latest Ordinance updates provided by the City of Lander.

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In the letter, the Coalition encourages community members to attend tomorrow night’s work session at the Lander Community Center starting at 6:00 pm.

The Coalition shared their opinion on a variety of ways the proposed changes will impact Lander property owners. Specifically highlighting property values, safety/infrastructure, quality of life, parking, and character/integrity of the community. You can read the full letter from the Coalition by clicking here.

County 10 reached out to Lander’s Assistant Mayor RaJean Strube-Fossen to discuss these concerns. RaJean shared they are welcoming all comments, questions, or concerns about the proposed zoning code changes. She also noted a few points to clarify any areas of uncertainty. You can read the response by clicking here.

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