Report progress on one or more implementation actions


Create City steep slopes ordinance to discourage excessive cut and fill, which results in “table-topping” of sites, loss of natural landscape features

Public Prioritization


Time Frame / Progress

short term
PZC Work Program
PZC Work Program
Implementation Type: Ordinance

Participants & Stakeholders:
Boone County, City Arborist, Columbia Community Development, Columbia Public Works, Developers, EPA, State of Missouri DNR

Primary Indicator(s):
Development of a steep slopes ordinance

Evaluation Criteria:
Adoption of a steep slopes ordinance

Milestones/ Work Products to Date:
PZC work session topic

Supporting Documents / Resources:

No supporting documents available.


  • Implementation Type: What tool or legal instrument will accomplish the policies, strategies and actions?
  • Primary Indicator(s): What will have to change or be developed?
  • Evaluation Criteria: How to measure success? (may include short-term target, e.g. code amendment adopted, followed by long-term results such as an increase or decrease of a targeted element)

Time Frame Measurements (as defined by Columbia Imagined, p. 150):

  • Short-Term: 1-2 years Short-Term: 1-2 years
  • Medium-Term: 3-5 years Medium-Term: 3-5 years
  • Long-Term: More than 5 years Longterm more than 5 years
  • Action Complete Complete

Is the action item appropriate for the Planning and Zoning Commission’s annual work program, or will the PZC and staff need to collaborate with Community Partners?

  • PZC Work ProgramPZC Work Program
  • Community Partners Community Partners