Colorado passed the ability for homeowners to collect rainwater on their property some time back in 2016. Since then the interest seems to have been snuffed out, but the change in law was a huge step for Colorado and residents who believe in sustainability.
It is a popular request here in Denver, Colorado. A family or new homeowner wants to add to their existing home and spots their garage sitting there vacant. They think to themselves, why not turn this garage into an ADU and rent it out or have an office? It’s a great idea, Sustainable Design Build even applauds thinking outside the box to help with housing issues and population density. However, even with the right home, the right zoning, and neighborhood – turning your garage into an ADU might not be an option despite how perfect it might seem for the job. Here is are some things to consider when planning your garage ADU project.
Denver’s Park Hill Golf Course is a sprawling 155 acres of green space for recreation in the neighborhood. However, since its purchase about two years ago, a Glendale-based development firm is still seeking to change a unique preservation easement that forces it to remain a golf course.