Board of Review

By statutory authority, the Board of Review hears and decides technical appeals to the interpretation of the Boulder County Building Code. The Board of Review looks at proposed building code amendments and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners' prior to adoption.

Meeting Schedule

Meetings occur as needed on the last Wednesday of each month at 3:30 p.m.:

County Courthouse
Second Floor
Hullinghorst Room
1325 Pearl Street
Boulder, Colorado
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Special meetings are also scheduled as needed.

Upcoming Public Meetings

Public meetings will be posted as scheduled.

Past Public Meetings

Public Hearing: BORC-16-0001 - Minor Amendments to Boulder County Building Code
On September 1, 2016 the Boulder County Board of Review unanimously approved (4-0) docket BORC-16-0001, proposed minor amendments to Boulder County Building Code, including revised snow loads. The Board of County Commissioners will hear this Docket on September 20, 2016.

Public Hearing: Appeal Of Building Permit BP-15-1022, Augsberger
On December 8, 2015, an appeal was heard of the interpretation of the Chief Building Official that the proposed construction at 684 Lakeshore Drive is a new dwelling, and not an addition, and thus should be subject to all of the applicable requirements of the Boulder County Building Code for a new dwelling.
Documents: Staff recommendation to Board of Review for December 8, 2015

Public Meeting: BORC-15-0001 – 2015 International Codes Adoption & Amendments
On October 13, 2015, the Board of Review met to review proposed updates to the Boulder County Building Code. The Board of Review made a motion to recommend to the Board of County Commissioners approval and adoption of proposed Resolution 2015-104, which passed on a vote of 5-0. The Board of County Commissioners reviewed Docket BORC-15-0001 and proposed Resolution 2015-104 at a public hearing on November 3, 2015.
Documents: Board of Review agenda and packet for October 13, 2015

Public Hearing: BORC-15-0001 – 2015 International Codes Adoption & Amendments
On September 22, 2015, Chief Building Official Gary Goodell presented an overview of the proposed code changes in the 2015 International Codes, including a summary of items to be considered by the Board for inclusion into the amendments to the 2015 International Codes, along with updated amendment proposals. Sustainability Examiner Ron Flax presented proposed updates to BuildSmart regulations. The Board of Review took action to table consideration of proposed BOCC Resolution 2015-104.
Documents:
Public Hearing: BORC-15-0001 – 2015 International Codes Adoption & Amendments
On September 1, 2015, Chief Building Official Gary Goodell presented an overview of the major code changes in the 2015 International Codes, including a summary of items to be considered by the Board for inclusion into the amendments to the 2015 International Codes and proposed updates to BuildSmart regulations.
Documents: 
Public Hearing: BORC-15-0001 – 2015 International Codes Adoption & Amendments
On August 6, 2015, Chief Building Official Gary Goodell presented an overview of the major code changes in the 2015 International Codes, including a summary of items to be considered by the Board for inclusion into the amendments to the 2015 International Codes, along with more detailed amendment proposals. Sustainability Examiner Ron Flax presented proposed updates to BuildSmart regulations.
Documents: Public Hearing: BORC-15-0001 – 2015 International Codes Adoption & Amendments
On July 14, 2015, Chief Building Official Gary Goodell presented an overview of the major code changes in the 2015 International Codes, including a summary of items to be considered by the Board for inclusion into the amendments to the 2015 International Codes.
Documents: Summary of the proposed 2015 Building Code updates

Public Hearing: BORA-15-0001 – Farmers Reservoir and Irrigation Company Appeal of Decision of Building Official
On June 18, 2015, an appeal of the decision of the Building Official by Farmers Reservoir and Irrigation Company (“FRICO”) regarding the active status of building permit BP-13-0283 for the construction of a single-family dwelling to be located at 3360 Eldorado Springs Drive by Virginia Gurley and Charles Durfee.
Documents: BORA-15-0001 Agenda and Staff Rec for June 18, 2015

Meeting Records

Agendas & Minutes

Resolutions, Recommendations, & Requirements

Members of the Board of Review

Board Composition

  • Five Members
  • Two Associate Members

Term

  • Three, 3-year terms
  • Two, 2-year terms
  • Two, 1-year terms

Current Members

  • Paul Bradley
  • Douglas Greenspan
  • Henry Lopez
  • John Matthews
  • Gary Price
  • Vernon Seieroe
  • Henry Zurbrugg

Staff Liaisons

  • Gary Goodell - Chief Building Official (Board Secretary)
  • Kathy Acosta - Permit Specialist Supervisor (Administrative Support)

How to become a Board Member:

View requirements and deadlines for Board of Review membership

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      Contacts

      Commissioners’ Office
      Email
      303-441-3501 (Boards & Commissions)
      303-441-3500 (Main)
      303-441-4525 (Fax)

      Location
      Boulder County Courthouse
      Third Floor
      1325 Pearl Street
      Boulder, CO 80302
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      Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F

      Mailing Address
      PO Box 471
      Boulder, CO 80306
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