Adoption of street systems
(1)The arterial streets and local service streets in any town, city, or city and county shall constitute its city street system. The system of arterial streets shall be selected in the following manner:
(a)On or before December 31, 1953, the city council, local governing body, or designated officer of each incorporated town, city, or city and county shall determine the total mileage of its city street system, and prepare a certification showing the amount of total mileage.
(b)The city council, local governing body, or designated officer of each municipality shall then cause a map to be prepared showing each street in the city arterial system and designating each street by appropriate number for the purpose of identification and shall cause notice of intention to adopt said map as the official map of such system to be given, which notice shall specify the time and place at which all interested persons shall be heard. Such notice of intention shall be published once a week for two successive weeks preceding the date of such hearing in a newspaper of general circulation in the city, or in case of cities or towns which have no newspaper published within their limits, notice of intention shall be published by placing said notice in a conspicuous place in such city or incorporated town generally used for publishing such public notices.
(c)After such hearing the city council, local governing body, or designated officer shall certify such map, with any changes or revisions deemed to be advisable, as the official map of the arterial street system.
(d)On or before December 31, 1953, each town, city, or city and county shall file copies of the following information with the department of transportation:
(I)Certification of the total mileage of streets in its city street system as provided in paragraph (a) of this subsection (1);
(II)Certification adopting its arterial street system, together with a copy of the map of the arterial street system as provided in paragraph (c) of this subsection (1).
(2)Changes in total mileage and arterial mileage shall be made in a similar manner and all such changes shall be reported as made. Each annual report as required in section 43-2-132 shall include all changes or a statement that no changes have been made.
Section 43-2-125 — Adoption of street systems - reports,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-43.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).