Applications are being accepted for Phase 1 of the Smith Ranch Neighborhood
Phase 1 includes 16 duplex units, 17 single family residences, and 27 townhome units. The Summit Combined Housing Authority is accepting applications from July 2, 2018 to August 13, 2018.
The lottery will take place at the Silverthorne Town Hall on Thursday, August 23, 2018. Please visit the SCHA website at https://www.summithousing.us/smith-ranch/ to download an application, and for all specifics regarding the application process.
For the latest information on the Smith Ranch Neighborhood, please also visit:
If you have any questions about this project, please call or email Mark Leidal or Lina Lesmes in the Silverthorne Planning Department. Mark Leidal, Assistant Town Manager, 970-262-7362, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Lina Lesmes, Senior Planner, at 970-262-7366, email@example.com.
January 31, 2018 - Community Open House
Thank you to all who joined us on January 31! All the boards and information that was displayed at the Open House can be found on the project website. We handed out at the Open House the:
October 26, 2017 Community Open House -
The second Smith Ranch Community Open House was held on October 26 at the Silverthorne North Branch Library. Thank you to everyone that attended this event. If you were unable to attend, please look through the boards that were displayed below. More details can also be found under the News section on the homepage.
June 19, 2017 Community Open House -
Thank you all who attended the Community Open House regarding Smith Ranch and housing options for Silverthorne on Monday June 19, 2017 at the Pavilion. For a list of all attendees and contact information, please click here. Also see all written comments by people who attended the Open House.
May 31, 2017 - Town issues RFP - The Town of Silverthorne is requesting proposals from development teams for the planning and construction of a workforce housing neighborhood on the Town-owned parcel known as Smith Ranch, located at the intersection of HWY 9 and Ruby Ranch Road.
Interested parties are invited to review the 2017 Smith Ranch RFP and submit a proposal. Proposals are due JULY 25, 2017. Please contact Mark Leidal, Assistant Town Manager, with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reference Materials - The following are reference materials that provide background information on previous design and development proposals for the Town owned Smith Ranch Property.
Silver Mountain Village (aka Smith Ranch) Technical Appendices - Silver Mountain Village was a 1999 development proposal for the Smith Ranch Property, in conjunction with a high end residential development called Buffalo Mountain Village located across the valley from the Smith Ranch property. Silver Mountain Village proposal was ultimately terminated in 2002. The following documentation was produced as part of that proposal:
Silver Mountain Village Boreal Toad Study
Silver Mountain Village Disturbance Permit Application
Silver Mountain Village Engineering Geological Evaluation
Silver Mountain Village Environmental Assessment
Silver Mountain Village Market Analysis Report
Silver Mountain Village Master Plan
Silver Mountain Village Noise Study
Silver Mountain Village Preliminary Drainage Study
Silver Mountain Village Transportation Study
Silver Mountain Village Wetland Delineation Report
Silver Mountain Village Wildlife Assessment
Red Peak Village - The Red Peak Village proposal was submitted in 2006, it included the Smith Ranch residential property. Red Peak Village was brought forward by a private developer desiring to meet the town need for affordable housing. Eventually, after attempting to negotiate a workable project, the developer sold the property to the Town. The following documents were submitted as part of that proposal:
Red Peak Village Draft Fiscal Impact Analysis
Red Peak Village Conceptual Maps
Red Peak Village Environmental Assessment Part 1
Red Peak Village Environmental Assessment Part 2
Red Peak Village Phase 1 Environmental Assessment
Red Peak Village Project Narrative
Red Peak Village PUD Guide
Red Peak Village Subsoil Study
Red Peak Village Wildlife Report
2011 Housing Colorado Now! Design Charette - In October 2011, the Town received a grant to participate in the Housing Colorado Design Charette as part of the Housing Colorado Now! Conference. Below is a link summarizing the results.
2011 Design Charette
OTHER Relevant Town Information -
Smith Ranch Aerial Map Map of the Smith Ranch
R-6 Zoning Requirements - Requirements for building in the R-6 Zoning District.
Use Schedule - Land use schedule and allowed uses.
Comprehensive Plan - Silverthorne's Comprehensive Plan was updated in May of 2014.
2010 Census Data: Basic data for Silverthorne & Summit County.
Traffic Report Figures 1-9 beginning on page 18 show counts, turning movement counts and level of service for current (2004/2005) conditions as well as 5 and 10 year projections – (theoretically the 5yr would be approximately present day, in theory – though not confirmed with actual counts) Page 5 also has some narrative description that may of interest.
Walkability Report - A study that looked at pedestrian issues in each of the Town's in Summit County. See Page 15 for Silverthorne recommendations.
2015 Community Profile - Basic community information updated in 2015.
Strategic Housing Plan - In 2008 the Town adopted a Strategic Housing Plan. This plan was updated in 2017.
2013 Summit County Housing Needs Assessment - County-wide workforce housing needs assessment, adopted in June of 2013.
2016 Summit County Workforce Housing Demand Update - update of the 2013 document.
Link to Summit County GIS Maps - Summit County provides GIS maps with parcels lines and an aerial overlay option.
Smith Ranch Annexation Map - Annexation Map of Smith Ranch, approved by Town Council on January 28, 2009.
Our Lady of Peace Church Site Plan - Final Construction Site Plan for Our Lady of Peace Church and Rectory, dated January 15, 2011.
2017 Residential Build Out - Details of existing and proposed residential subdivisions per zone district, with number of units zoned, platted, and built.