Unified Development Code
This page was last updated on March 14, 2018 and reflects all amendments through March 6, 2018.
The Unified Development Code (UDC) (Attachment A to Enrolled Ordinance No. 1578) was adopted by the City Council on March 2, 2010 with an effective date of July 1, 2010.
The entire Unified Development Code can be downloaded as one PDF here: Full Document (Opens in New Tab) (Large Document 11.6 MB) This 503-page document is formatted for double-sided printing. Choose your printer source, double sided print, and print.
Eleven of the chapters, including the cover, below were amended as part of recent amendments. Newly updated sections are identified in the "Description" with as "updated 3-14-2018."
Unified Development Code Amendments
(Unless denoted otherwise, all amendments are included in the documents above)
EO No. 1781- Amending various sections of Title 15.08 of Laramie Municipal Code regarding Downtown Commercial Zoning District regulations.
EO No. 1777- An ordinance amending Title 15 of the Laramie Municipal Code for the purposes of updating definitions, uses, dimensions and design standards in city code as a standard practice
EO No. 2000- An ordinance amending one section of Title 15; Section 15.08.040.D.3.e for the purpose of changing Snowy Range Road gateway Overlay Zone to Snowy Range Road Bridge gateway Overlay Zone to reflect the construction of the new viaduct at Harney Street.
EO No. 1764- An ordinance amending two sections of Title 15; Use Regulations (15.10) and Definitions (15.28) for the purpose of defining and addressing requirements related to shipping containers within the City of Laramie, outside of the temporary use provisions.
EO No. 1762- An Ordinance amending two sections of Title 15; Development Standards (15.14) and Improvements (15.18) for the purposes of modifying road construction standards in specific zoning districts.
EO No. 1757- An Ordinance amending Title 15.24 - Buildings and Construction, to establish penalties and enforcement procedures, including establishment of a citation authority, fines and permit and license criteria for violations associated with Building and Fire Code.
EO No. 1744- An Ordinance amending various sections of Title 15 of Laramie Municipal Code for the purposes of amending franchise utility installation standards, public improvement requirements, preliminary plat expiration, landscaping requirements, lot consolidation criteria, alley development requirements, central gathering area requirements, and fence standards; and correcting typographical errors and incorrect cross references. (effective March 6, 2018)
EO No. 1734- An Ordinance adopting and amending codes regulating buildings and building construction within the City of Laramie. (effective June 20, 2017)
EO No. 1731- An Ordinance amending Title 15 of the Municipal Code to allow for garages for single-family attached (duplex) structures to have a larger percentage of garage door compared to the overall facade, if the home is two stories in height and meet other minimum requirements. (effective May 16, 2017)
EO No. 1728- An Ordinance amending Title 15 of the Municipal Code for the purpose of correcting typographical errors, incorrect cross references and review authorities; the development definition, lighting standards, bicycle parking requirements, the definition of building, outdoor storage yard screening, trash enclosure standards, franchise installation utility standards; and removing references to the Community Development Department and Director. (effective April 18, 2017)
EO No. 1727- An Ordinance amending Title 15 of the Municipal Code for the purposes of amending Chapter 15.14 to alter the landscaping requirements for properties zoned AV (Aviation). (effective February 7, 2017)
EO No. 1721- An Ordinance amending Title 15 of the Municipal Code for the purpose of allowing "Automobile service stations (minor repairs included)" and ""vehicle/equipment sales and rental (other than motor vehicles)" as conditional uses in the DC District. (effective October 27, 2016)
EO No. 1719- An Ordinance amending Title 15 of the Municipal Code for the purpose of amending the landscaping requirements. (effective October 18, 2016)
EO No. 1714- An Ordinance amending Title 15 of the Municipal Code for the Purposes of Amending LMC Chapter 15.08.040.B.3.b (Turner Tract Overlay - Development Standards) (effective July 5, 2016)
EO No. 1711- An Ordinance amending Title 15 of the Municipal Code for the Purpose of Amending LMC Chapters 15.14 and 15.28 Regarding Mobile Home Parks, Manufactured Home Communities and Recreational Vehicle Parks. (effective July 19, 2016)
EO No. 1707 - An Ordinance adopting the 2015 International Fire Code with certain specified exception thereto. (effective June 7, 2016)
EO No. 1706 - Amending Title 15 of Laramie Municipal Code for the Purposes of Allowing "Hotels And Motels" as a Permitted Use in the C2 District, allowing "Light Industrial" as a Permitted Use in the I2 District and correcting typographical errors in LMC 15.10.010 and 15.14.010.B. (effective March 3, 2016)
EO No. 1705 - Amending Title 15 of Laramie Municipal Code to provide for an effective determination of value for rights-of-way proposed for vacation. (effective March 3, 2016)
EO 1699 - Amending Title 15 of Laramie Municipal Code for the purposes of amending Section 15.22.050, Nonconforming Mobile Homes. (effective March 1, 2016)
EO No. 1690 - Amending Title 15 of Laramie Municipal Code for the purposes of amending the Use Table (Table 15.100.e) (effective October 6, 2015).
EO No. 1689 - Amending Title 15 of Laramie Municipal Code for the purposes of amending the Comprehensive Plan Amendment review cycles and correcting a typographical error in LMC subsection 15.14.050.G.7 (effective October 6, 2015).
EO No. 1684 - Amending Title 15 of Laramie Municipal Code toallow DC properties to be eligible for ROB (Residential Overlay for Business Districts) zoning (effective June 23, 2015).
EO No. 1679- Amending Title 15 of Laramie Municipal Code to allow C2 properties to be eligible for the Residential Overlay for Business Districts (ROB) Overlay District zoning (effective March 17, 2015).
EO No.1671- An Ordinance amending Title 15 of Laramie Municipal Code for the purposes of Amending Chapter 15.06 (Procedures), Chapter 15.14 (Development Standards), Chapter 15.18 (Improvements), renaming the Design Review process to Site Plan Review process, and correcting typographical errors within Title 15 (effective November 18 , 2014).
EO No. 1666 - Amending Title 15 of Laramie Municipal Code to remove time limitations on placement of political signs, and to change the term from "political signs" to "election signs" (effective October 15 , 2014).
EO No. 1659 - An ordinance amending Title 15 of Laramie Municipal Code amending the procedures for the purposes of amending the Use Table and related sections, correcting an incorrect cross reference and creating a new definition for General Merchandise Stores (effective June 11, 2014)
EO No. 1658 - An Ordinance Adopting and Amending Codes Regulating Buildings and Building and Building Construction with the City. (effective June 1, 2014)
EO No. 1657 - An ordinance amending Title 15 of Laramie Municipal Code amending the Tree Area Overlay District standards (effective May 7, 2014)
EO No. 1644 - Amending the procedures for the establishment of Planned Unit Development Overlay Districts and Rezonings, and amending Planned Unit Development Overlay District standards (effective July 14, 2013)
EO No. 1637 - Amending Title 15, Unified Development Code creating a new Technology and Office Zone District. (effective March 6, 2013)
EO No. 1626 - Adopting the 2012 International Fire Code with certain special exception thereto (effective September 20, 2012) EO No. 1625 - Amending Title 15, Unified Development Code (Temporary Uses, Clear Vision Triangle, Non Conforming Parking Lots, Parking Lot Lighting). (effective September 27, 2012)
EO No. 1622 - Amending Title 15, Unified Development Code adopting a new Sign Code (effective August 15, 2012)
EO No. 1600 - Amending Title 15 to provide for reduced setbacks - for roof-mounted wireless communication antennas (effective July 29, 2011)
EO No. 1598 - Adopting a New Model Floodplain Ordinance (effective June 16, 2011)
EO No. 1596 - Amending Title 15, Unified Development Code (Procedures) (effective May 12, 2011)
EO No. 1875 - Adding Section 15.24.015 to Laramie Municipal Code to provide licensing of General Contractors Working in the City Limits (effective February 16, 2021)
EO No. 1786 - Amending Title 15, of Laramie Municipal Code, 15.14.130 Wireless Communication Towers (effective February 16, 2021)
EO No. 1787 - Amending Title 15, of Laramie Municipal Code, various sections of 15.08 Downtown Commercial Zone District Design Standards (effective March 2, 2021)
EO No. 1789 - Amending Title 15, of Laramie Municipal Code, 15.18.030.C & 15.18.070 regarding financial security options related to public improvements (effective April 6, 2021)