Land Use Planning Commission (PC)

The Planning Commission (PC) conducts public hearings and takes action on Land Use Code Updates and Land Use Review dockets and advises the County Commissioners of those actions and on planning matters. The PC has statutory responsibility to make, adopt, and amend the Boulder County Comprehensive Plan.

The commission also has a role in reviewing and acting on revisions and amendments to the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan as authorized under the four-body intergovernmental agreement between the City of Boulder and Boulder County.

See Guidelines for Planning Commission Hearings for more information and meeting protocol.

Meeting Schedule

The Planning Commission meets on the third Wednesday of each month, in the Commissioners' Hearing Room on the third floor of the County Courthouse,1325 Pearl Street, Boulder, Colorado. View the Planning Commission agenda for meeting times.


Planning Commission Special Session Public Meeting - October 27, 2016
Docket DC-16-0004: Amendments to Oil and Gas Development Regulations

Public Meeting for the Planning Commission to consider proposed Land Use Code amendments addressing oil and gas development within the Boulder County Land Use Code. No further public testimony will be taken. Action Requested: Decision.
Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Commissioners Hearing Room, Third Floor, Boulder County Courthouse, 1325 Pearl Street.

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Past Agendas and Minutes

2015 Past Agendas and Minutes

2014 Past Agendas and Minutes

For older Planning Commission agendas, please submit a request via the Ask a Planner webform.

Current Members

Appointed Participants (Citizens)

  • Michael Baker
  • Ben Blaugrund
  • Natalie Feinberg Lopez
  • Lieschen Gargano
  • Ann Goldfarb
  • Daniel Hilton
  • Leah Martinsson
  • W.C. Pat Shanks
  • Doug Young

Staff Participants

  • Dale Case
  • Ben Doyle
  • Peter Fogg
  • Steven Giang
  • Kathy Parker
  • Kim Sanchez
  • Nicole Wobus
  • Others as needed or interested

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Land Use

Email: Ask a Planner form
Main: 303-441-3930
Fax: 303-441-4856

Courthouse Annex Building

2045 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M, W, TH, F
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday
Plan review services for building permits are not available on Tuesdays.
Building permits can be applied for and issued until 4 p.m.
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Mailing Address

PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306