Level 2 Fire Restrictions in effect for western areas of Boulder County. No fireworks, fires, open flame, or shooting (see map and flyer).

Many County services are being offered online. Additionally, a variety of resources are available for those impacted by COVID-19.

Board of Adjustment

Land Use Board of Adjustment (BOA)

Due to COVID-19 concerns Board of Adjustment meetings are being held virtually

Join the hearing

Optionally, call-in to participate: 720-400-7859, Conference ID: 453 548 616#

View the Board of Adjustment agenda for 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Public Hearing: Docket VAR-20-0002 Girl Scouts of Colorado Zipline Tower
Request: Request for variance to allow a zipline tower 47-feet 5-inches in height, on a 171-acre property in the Forestry Zoning District, where the maximum height is 30 feet.
Location: 863 County Road 101, approximately 0.5 miles from the intersection of County Road 101 and County Road 84W, Section 22, Township 3N, Range 73W.
Zoning: Forestry
Applicant/Property Owner: Girl Scouts of Colorado
Staff Planner: Sean Gambrel

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The Board of Adjustment (BOA) reviews appeals, makes decisions regarding certain sections of the Boulder County Land Use Code, the Land Use director’s determinations, and requests for variances. View the Board of Adjustment Supplemental Rules and Procedures.

Meeting Schedule

The Board of Adjustment meets as needed on the first Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. Board of Adjustment meetings and hearings are open to the public.

Recent Past Meetings

Live video streaming and archiving of Board of Adjustment meetings and hearings began on June 7, 2017. Archived video recordings are available on the Boulder County Open Meeting Portal.

Members of the Board of Adjustment

The members of the BOA are county residents appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. Note that members of the Land Use Planning Commission (PC) may substitute for these individuals as needed.

Current Members

  • James Greer
  • Eric Moutz, chair
  • Scott Rudge
  • Kari Stoltzfus
  • Sarah Wiebenson, vice-chair

Staff Participants

  • Dale Case, Director
  • Larry Hoyt, Counsel to the Board of Adjustment
  • Kim Sanchez, Chief Planner
  • Other planners as needed

Contact Us

Community Planning & Permitting (formerly the Land Use Dept.)

Email: Ask a Planner Form
Main: 303-441-3930

Courthouse Annex Building

2045 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
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Mailing Address

Community Planning & Permitting
PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306