Banning Lewis Ranch Metropolitan Districts Nos.1-7 (the “Districts”) are Colorado Special Districts that provide
necessary public services and facilities that, for a variety of reasons,
cities, towns and counties cannot provide.
This website offers information about the
District programs and services.
a “Service Plan,” a copy of which may be obtained from the Banning Lewis
Ranch Metropolitan District No:1 (“BLR No.1”),
the District has responsibility for coordination and cooperation with
respect to financing and constructing major public utilities and roads
within, and adjacent to, its boundaries. In addition,
BLR No. 1 will be responsible for
continued operations and maintenance of certain landscaping and
recreational amenities within the boundaries of the Districts. Other
improvements, not maintained by Metro 1, will be the responsibility of the
Town or a private entity established for such purposes.
Lewis Ranch Metropolitan District No. 2 (the “BLR
No. 2”) and Banning Lewis Ranch Metropolitan District No. 3 (the “BLR
No. 3”) were organized pursuant to an Order of the El Paso County
District Court following elections in November 2005. At the elections, a
majority of the eligible electors voted in favor of the formation of the
Districts, elected members to the initial boards of directors, and voted
in favor of certain tax and debt authorizations.
The master planned community of Banning
Lewis Ranch runs just south of Woodmen Road on the north, to Stetson Hills
on the south; Marksheffel Road on the west to Meridian Road on the east in
the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Banning Lewis Ranch is a naturally
scenic community with views to Pikes Peak. Features currently include
homes, a community recreation center, parks, trails and tree lined
streets. Retail, office and commercial areas are integral parts of the
Banning Lewis Ranch master plan.