None of the council members present raised any major issues with the draft proposals, but there were a few concerns.
Developers and property owners now have the opportunity to make the green roof rules work.
If developers aren't already talking to city planners, it's unlikely they'll be able to get a project exempt before 2018.
A landscape architect who specializes in green roofs says anxiety around implementation is overblown. "We're ready," Leila Tolderlund said. "Bring it on."
Environmental activists and green-minded builders appear to have succeeded in their unlikely quest to require rooftop vegetation.
Denver voters will get to decide how they feel about green roofs but not how they feel about public financing of elections
The Green Roof Initiative would require that Denver rooftops sport living things when the building is above a certain size.
Denver voters could be asked if they want to require rooftop gardens on larger buildings.