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The Potomac Farms Neighborhood

The Potomac Farms neighborhood is a covenant-controlled community located in Commerce City in the northwest corner of the intersection of 104th Avenue and Potomac Street. The neighborhood is comprised of 406 single family homes.

The neighborhood is perfectly situated around several nearby recreational amenities. Within the neighborhood is a half-acre park area with a playground. On the north west border of the community lies a 9.5-acre City park that contains a playground, sports field, basketball courts, picnic facilities and restrooms. Finally, Commerce City's new $32.9 million recreation center (construction completed in May 2018) is located approximately 1.5 miles northeast from Potomac Farms.

South Adams Fire Station No. 6 is located nearby and the community also borders the 6-acre North Forest office park.

Turnberry elementary school (Brighton 27J School District) is within walking distance for many kids - less than a 1/2 mile from the neighborhood.

Regarding the neighborhood's proximity to retail shopping, the neighborhood is only 1 1/2 miles from a King Soopers superstore and Walgreens (east of the neighborhood), and one mile from the Turnberry Marketplace (west of the neighborhood). Potomac Farms is less than a 30-minute drive away from downtown Denver and the Denver International Airport.

The District

The Potomac Farms Metropolitan District (the District) is a quasi-municipal corporation and political subdivision of the State of Colorado. The District's boundaries wholly encompass the Potomac Farms neighborhood and the District's board of directors are elected solely by Colorado registered voters living and/or owning property within the Potomac Farms subdivision. Beginning in 2017, the District began performing all functions previously provided by the Homeowners Association including (1) maintaining the open spaces and recreational facilities within the neighborhood, (2) monitoring and enforcing the Potomac Farms restrictive covenants and maintenance standards applicable to every lot and (3) providing architectural review services in accordance with the neighborhood's restrictive covenants and architectural guidelines.

Metro District Board Meeting Schedule
December 13, 2022 (Tuesday) Continuation of November 15, 2022 board meeting [Agenda] Public hearing on 2023 budget online meeting 
February 21, 2023 (Tuesday) Regular board meeting [Agenda] Online meeting
March 21, 2023 (Tuesday) Regular board meeting [Agenda ]
April 18, 2023 (Tuesday)  Regular board meeting [Agenda]
May 16, 2023 (Tuesday) Regular board meeting [Agenda]
June 20, 2023 (Tuesday) Regular board meeting [Agenda]
July 18, 2023 (Tuesday) Regular board meeting [Agenda] Online meeting
August 15, 2023 (Tuesday)  Regular board meeting [Agenda] Online meeting
September 19, 2023 (Tuesday) Regular board meeting [Agenda] Online meeting
October 17, 2023 (Tuesday)  Regular board meeting [Agenda]
November 21, 2023 (Tuesday) Regular board meeting and
2024 public budget hearing [Agenda]
All board meetings are open to the public. Unless otherwise noted on the above schedule, all District board meetings start at 6:00pm and will be held at Bison Ridge Recreation Center (13905 E 112th Ave, Commerce City, CO 80022).


2023 Board Election Information 
Three of the District's five directorships are up for election in May 2023. Eligible property owners and residents (must be a Colorado registered voter!) within the District's service boundaries may run for election to the Board. Interested individuals must complete a self nomination form and submit to the District's Manager / Designated Election Official (Charles Wolfersberger) by no later than Friday February 24th at 5:00pm.

2023 Self Nomination Form
 

 

January 2023 District Newsletter & Election Notice

 


Neighborhood Rules & Restrictions
The Potomac Farms neighborhood is a covenant-controlled community. The rules and restrictions are embodied in three documents - the Declaration, the Architectural Guidelines and the Covenant Enforcement Policy.

The Declaration
The Declaration contains the basic covenants and restrictions for Potomac Farms. Article 4 of the Declaration assigns powers to the Architectural Committee to establish guidelines, standards, rules, regulations and procedures for the neighborhood. Article 3 of the Declaration establishes various restrictions on the use and maintenance of Lots within Potomac Farms. Some of these restrictions are explicit and some are not - but the Declaration allows all rules to interpreted and clarified by the District Board. Any changes to the Declaration must be approved by a vote of the homeowners.

Click HERE to go to the document library to download a copy of the Declaration document.

Architectural Guidelines
The Architectural Guidelines provides guidelines, standards, rules, regulations and procedures for installing, removing or modifying improvements on homeowners' Lots, including the house exterior. The Guidelines also provide the minimum standards for maintaining landscaping, the home exterior and other improvements on homeowners' Lots. The District Board - in consultation with the Architectural Committee - is responsible for updating and changing the Guidelines.

Click HERE to go to the webpage where you can download a copy of the Architectural Guidelines.

Covenant Enforcement Policy
To ensure homeowners comply with the rules, restrictions and standards established by the Declaration and the Architectural Guidelines, the District Board has established covenant enforcement policies and procedures. These policies and procedures document the District Board's written course of action for enforcing the rules, restrictions and standards established in the Declaration and the Architectural Guidelines. The District Board may change its enforcement policies and procedures as it deems necessary.

Click HERE to go to the document library to download a copy of the District Board's covenant enforcement policies and procedures.
 
 
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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Quick Service Table

Submit a new Design
Review Request Form


Review District-approved
design request forms


Respond to a property maintenance/violation notice


Report an issue/concern regarding the parks and open spaces

 

 
POTOMAC FARMS
IS ON FACEBOOK!


The District manages a Facebook page for the Potomac Farms neighborhood. Click on the Facebook icon below to jump to the Potomac Farms Facebook site.

 

Rent-Restricted Community


Section 3.32 of the CC&Rs for Potomac Farms limits the number of homes within the District that can be used as rental homes to 32 Lots. Owners can place their Lots on the District's waiting list to convert their Lots to rental units. Requests to use a Lot as a rental are granted (after any rental unit is converted to owner-occupied units) in the order such requests are received by the District. The District will initiate legal action against any homeowner that attempts to circumvent the rent restriction covenant in the Potomac Farms CC&Rs.

 

Trash Service
  Commerce City provides weekly trash pick-up service to the neighborhood through its contractor - Republic Services. Any questions or concerns about trash service should be directed to Republic Services at (303) 286-1200.

Additional information about your trash service can be found in the following flyer published by the City:

Trash Service Flyer

 
Important Dates to Remember
 
Trash pick-up is provided by Commerce City and occurs weekly on Thursdays. If a holiday occurs during any given week, trash pick-up service is moved to Friday. Recycling pick-up occurs every other week on Thursdays (on even-numbered dates--16th, 30th, etc).

South Adams County Water & Sanitation District shuts off the irrigation water supply between October 15th and April 15th each year. (All neighborhood residents' sprinkler systems are hooked into the irrigation water system.)