Smith Ranch Neighborhood

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Workforce Housing


Would you love to live in Summit County's newest local's Neighborhood?

The Smith Ranch Neighborhood is being designed with a mix of homes of various sizes and at price points.  Many homes will face the street or a community green, which will facilitate neighbor to neighbor interaction.  Envision tree-lined streets with sidewalks, unique and functional architecture, and some of the most spectacular views in Summit County!

The first phase of Smith Ranch is 60 homes.  There are  homes still available for purchase.  If you are interested, please visit the Cornerstone Realty website.  

Housing Needs Survey: In partnership with the Summit Combined Housing Authority, the Towns of Silverthorne, Dillon, Frisco, and Breckenridge are conducting the 2019 Summit County Housing Needs Study.  Your participation in this 60 question survey is highly appreciated.  Enter to win a $50 visa card.  Please fill out survey here:

The last day to participate in the survey is May 3, 2019.

For other 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,, or Lina Lesmes, Planning Manager, at 970-262-7366, Feel free to stop by Town Hall on the second floor at any time.

Smith Ranch PUD

The Smith Ranch Residential Neighborhood was annexed in 2008 and zoned R-6.  In 2018, the property was rezoned to Smith Ranch PUD.  A copy of that zoning document can be found here.  Illustrative Exhibits to the PUD can be found here.

Background reports that were submitted to support the Smith Ranch PUD include a Traffic Analysis, a Wildlife Impact Report, and a Geotech Report.

Project Fact Sheet and the Deed Restriction Fact Sheet

Phase 2 Coming in 2019! - 

The developer of the Smith Ranch Neighborhood is currently planning Phase 2.  The Preliminary Site Plan for Phase 2 includes 49 townhomes around a community green located to the north of Phase 1.  A Community Open House was held on March 12, 2019 with the conceptual layout and unit mix for Phase 2.  Please see below some of the display materials.  HUD has yet to release the 2019 AMI numbers, so pricing information for Phase 2 is not available yet.   

Phase 2 Conceptual Site Plan & Info

Reference Materials - The following are reference materials that provide background information on previous design and development proposals for the Town owned Smith Ranch Property.

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

Zoning Map - Zoning Map for Town of Silverthorne.    

Comprehensive Plan - Silverthorne's Comprehensive Plan was updated in May of 2014.

2010 Census Data: Basic data for Silverthorne & Summit County. 

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.   

2019 Build Out- Details of existing and proposed residential subdivisions per zone district, with number of units zoned, platted, and built.