North Cheyenne Cañon Park will be closed to all visitors on May 19 and 20 from 5 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closures will allow for critical forestry and maintenance operations to take place in the park.
Colorado Springs Municipal Court is currently closed due to the situation around COVID-19. The anticipated opening date is Monday, June 1, at 8:00 a.m. For more information, visit ColoradoSprings.gov/municipalcourt.
The City Planning Department is looking for feedback from the public about proposed changes to the City's zoning and subdivision ordinance (chapter 7 of the City Code). This section of the City Code guides how property owners (including homeowners and businesses) can use their land. Feedback on... Read more
The TOPS working committee recommended a proposal for the City to purchase 340 acres of open space land near the Mountain Shadows neighborhood. The process of potentially acquiring the open space is just beginning. Next, it will be considered by the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory... Read more
We have officially entered the “Safer at Home” phase in our local response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Why can’t we just open everything up? When will we know if we can move to the next phase? Is there a light at the end of the tunnel? These are just a few of the questions Jen and Ted ask Dr. Robin... Read more
Pop Quiz! What does the “Safer At Home” phase mean for our parks, trails and open spaces? They’re still open... BUT we need you to spread out! Jen and Ted talk with the city’s parks director about some of the issues they’re dealing with and easy ways to find new parks and trails to explore.
One of the most important functions of the PPROEM is to serve as a liaison between city, county, state, military and federal agencies and departments, bringing partners together and guiding strategy and policy decisions aimed at stopping COVID from spreading, helping the sick, protecting the... Read more
A red light camera at the intersection of Academy Boulevard and Dublin Boulevard went live on April 30, beginning a 30-day warning period before a $75 fine is implemented. The Red Light Safety Camera Program was established to protect drivers, passengers, cyclists, and pedestrians from injuries or... Read more
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, the City of Colorado Springs’ Parking Enterprise suspended enforcement of parking meters, time limited and non-metered parking areas along with booting. That free parking is extended through May 11. All parking meters in downtown Colorado Springs and... Read more
Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain will resume accepting cash and credit cards beginning Friday, May 1. To minimize interaction between visitors and staff, a 20% discount will be available to guests who purchase tickets online in May. The North Slope Recreation Area also opens for fishing Friday.
The public is invited to learn about RetoolCOS, the City’s process for updating the zoning and subdivision ordinance, and the draft of the plan’s first module focusing on Zoning Districts and Uses, at a digital public meeting May 5. The City’s zoning ordinance is being updated to provide the tools... Read more