Oil and Gas Development

Under the law of the State of Colorado, local governments cannot prohibit oil and gas development within their jurisdiction, nor can local governments prohibit hydraulic fracturing. The Colorado Supreme Court has held that most regulatory aspects of oil and gas development are preempted by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) and beyond the authority of local governments. The city's goal is to develop strategy and legally permissible tools that best reflect Broomfield's community values. In order to accomplish the best outcome, Broomfield will work with the community as well as work with any current operators in the city and COGCC. This web page is to inform residents of upcoming meetings, past actions, resources and maps of current well sites. 

City and County of Broomfield Letter to Residents

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Recent Events

Broomfield Oil and Gas Public Forum

On February 21, 2017, Broomfield City Council hosted a community meeting regarding oil and gas. You can watch the event in its entirety, access the corresponding presentations, and view the agenda below.

Please email oilandgas@broomfield.org with any questions or comments. 

View agenda


Recent Events Continued 

Extraction Oil & Gas Proposal

Oil and Gas Drilling History

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