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Board of Adjustment

The Community Planning & Permitting Department physical office in Boulder is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Tuesdays the department is open by appointment only from 12:30–4:30 p.m. Most services are also available virtually. Staff is available at 303-441-3930, online, or via appointment.

Land Use Board of Adjustment (BOA)

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

Board of Adjustment meeting, Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 4 p.m.

Board of Adjustment meetings are being conducted using Zoom. View Zoom Support Center for help in using Zoom. For assistance in joining meetings, please email CP&P Tech Support or call 720-564-2619.

Register to attend or speak at the meeting

Registrants will receive an email from Zoom with the link to join the meeting online AND the optional call-in number and meeting ID.

Optional call-in information: Dial 1-833-568-8864 (toll free) | Meeting ID: 160 536 0450#

View the Board of Adjustment meeting agenda for July 6, 2022

Agenda items:

Public Hearing:

  1. Docket VAR-21-0006: Schreck Barn Setback Variance
    Request: Request for a 54-foot reduction in the required 110-foot supplemental setback from the centerline of Baseline Road, to allow for the construction of a 984-square-foot agricultural barn within the setback.
    Location: 7856 Baseline Road, approximately .6 mile east of the intersection of Baseline Road and N. 75th Street in Section 1, Township 1S, Range 70W.
    Zoning: Estate Residential (ER) Zoning District
    Applicants/Property Owners: Derek Schrek & Rebekah Powell
    Staff Planner: Sam Walker
    Action Requested: Decision. Public testimony will be taken.
  2. Docket VAR-22-0001: Gerwing Variance
    Request: Variance request to reduce the required supplemental setback along Cherryvale Road from the required 90 feet to 53 feet to allow the construction of several additions to the existing residence on a .92-acre parcel.
    Location: 1065 Cherryvale Road, approximately .2 miles north of the intersection of Cherryvale Road and Baseline Road, in Section 34, Township 1N, Range 70W.
    Zoning: Rural Residential (RR) Zoning District
    Applicants/Property Owners: Stacy F. Tellinghuisen & Kevin J. Walsh
    Agent: Mark Gerwing
    Staff Planner: Sam Walker
    Action Requested: Decision. Public testimony will be taken.
  3. Docket VAR-22-0002: Glacier View Ranch Height Variance
    Request: Variance request to adjust the maximum building height in the Forestry zoning district from 30’ to 40’ for construction of a ropes course on an approximately 515-acre parcel.
    Location: 8748 Overland Road, parcel number 132100000027, north of Overland Road and approximately .75 mile east of the intersection of Overland Road and Colorado Highway 72 (Peak to Peak Highway), in Sections 16, 17, and 21, T2N, R72W.
    Zoning: Forestry (F) Zoning District
    Applicant: Brandon Westgate
    Property Owner: Rocky Mountain Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists
    Staff Planner: Pete L’Orange
    Action Requested: Decision. Public testimony will be taken.

If you have questions, please email Anna Milner, or call 720-564-2638.

It is Boulder County policy to make county programs, meetings, activities, and services accessible to individuals with disabilities, according to the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need special assistance, contact the ADA Coordinator at 303-441-3525 at least 72 hours before the scheduled event.

The Board of Adjustment (BOA) reviews appeals, makes decisions regarding certain sections of the Boulder County Land Use Code, the 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

  • Eric Moutz, Chair (term ends Feb. 28, 2023)
  • Robert Ukeiley, Vice-Chair (term ends Feb. 28, 2024)
  • Bill Walters (term ends Feb. 28, 2025)
  • George Gerstle (term ends Feb. 28, 2024)
  • Scott Rudge (term ends Feb. 28, 2025)

Staff Participants

  • Dale Case, Director
  • Larry Hoyt, Counsel to the Board of Adjustment
  • David Hughes, Boulder County Attorney
  • 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
Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Tuesdays the department is open by appointment only from 12:30–4:30 p.m.
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Mailing Address

Community Planning & Permitting
PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306
www.BoulderCounty.org/lu