Land Use Planning Commission (PC)

Land Use Planning Commission (PC)

The Boulder County Planning Commission (PC) conducts public hearings and takes action on Land Use Code Updates and Development Applications Under Review 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.

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Meeting Schedule

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

Monthly Meeting Agenda

Joint Study Session, March 5, 2019

The Board of County Commissioners and the Planning Commission will hold a joint study session on March 5 concerning the E-Bike Pilot Study for Open Space Trails. The meeting is open to the public, but public testimony will not be taken.
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Time: 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Commissioners’ Hearing Room, Boulder County Courthouse, Third Floor, 1325 Pearl St., Boulder
Documents: Joint Study Session Notice

Past Meetings

Live streaming and archiving of Planning Commission meetings and hearings began on Nov. 16, 2016. Archived video recordings are available on the Public Meetings, Hearings, Records & Video Archives approximately two days after each meeting.

Public Meeting: Planning Commission Subcommittee Consideration of input for draft Boulder County Regional Affordable Housing Strategic Plan – Sept. 7, 2017

Planning Commission was presented with an overview of the Draft Boulder County Regional Affordable Housing Strategic Plan in May. The plan is currently undergoing revision based on input from stakeholders. At its August meeting Planning Commission determined it would like to submit comments on the draft plan as an entity and decided to hold a subcommittee meeting to discuss topics in greater depth. At the September 20 Planning Commission meeting the subcommittee reported back on outcomes and provided a draft of comments for the Planning Commission to finalize prior to submitting. View more information about the draft plan.
Meeting Materials:

Past Meetings and Hearing Videos

2017-2018 Past Agendas and Minutes

2016 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 Form.

Current Members

Appointed Volunteer Participants (Citizens)

  • Mark Bloomfield
  • Natalie Feinberg Lopez
  • Sam Fitch
  • Lieschen Gargano
  • Ann Goldfarb
  • Daniel Hilton
  • Sam Libby
  • Gavin McMillan
  • Doug Young

Staff Participants

  • Dale Case
  • Richard Hackett
  • Sinead O’Dwyer
  • Kathy Parker
  • Kim Sanchez
  • Nicole Wobus
  • Others as needed

Contact Us

Land Use Dept.

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 (Building permits can be applied for and issued until 4 p.m.)
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday (For Planning and Zoning services only)
The Building Safety & Inspection Services office is closed on Tuesday.
Map & Directions

Mailing Address

PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306