July 4, 2013
Construction crews in 2008 work on the First Tracks project at the Wildhorse Meadows resort development. The Steamboat Springs City Council in 2013 suspended an ordinance that required developments like First Tracks to offer affordable units in their projects or pay a fee toward their creation.
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Routt County and the city of Steamboat Springs are looking for a new top building official at a time the permitting and inspection workload is heating up.
Most Steamboat Springs residents support the city requiring developers to provide affordable housing units or pay a fee to support their creation, according to the results of a recent community survey.
The council's suspension of the seven-year-old rules on community housing came after several local developers criticized the ordinance and called it an unfair burden.