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Board of Zoning Adjustment Meeting

Board of Zoning Adjustment meetings are generally held in Council Chambers, which is located in the Municipal Building. Always check the agenda for updates or changes to time and location.

Members of the public may contact the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BOZA) via email at [email protected].  If you are emailing comments related to a project being reviewed by the board, please provide such comments by the end of the business day on the Tuesday before the meeting date.



Board of Zoning Adjustment Meeting
Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at 4-6 p.m.
Park Central Building, 1739 Broadway, 4th Floor, 401 Conference Room

  1. Welcome & ObjectivesRobbie Wyler & Brian Holmes (~5 Minutes)
  1. Roundtable Introductions / Backgrounds by Staff & Board Members (~10 Minutes)
  1. Landmarks ProcessMarcy Cameron (~15 Minutes)
    • Review & Issuance of Landmark Alteration Certificates & BOZA Criteria 4
    • Q&A
  1. Rule Amendments from City Attorney’s OfficeErin Poe (~15 Minutes)
  1. Variance Lifecycle:  Application Process – Robbie Wyler & Cindy Spence (~15 Minutes)
    • Pre-Application Meetings/Discussions
    • Application Submittal
    • Meeting Preparation & Presentations / Public Notices
    • Public Hearing
    • Post-BOZA Action & Application Closeout
  1. Discussion Topics from Board MembersEveryone (~30 Minutes)
    • Upcoming revisions to the planning/zoning environment that may bring new projects before BOZA?
    • Increase number of BOZA board members from 5 to 7?
    • How can we formalize a request to expand the types of projects that can fall under administrative review? There are projects that need not come before BOZA. (e.g. signage review, existing non-conforming conditions, etc.)
    • How can BOZA drive change within the administrative process? We often hear about the frustration citizens feel when they enter into the review process. BOZA is a board full of builders and architects...I am sure we have some personal experiences to bring to the discussion.
  1. Assessing the Past Year(s)Robbie Wyler, Brian Holmes & Cindy Spence (~15 Minutes)
    • What Went Well?  What Could Have Done Better?
    • Areas for Improvement (Either Staff or Board)?
  1. General Q&A (~15 Minutes)
  1. Matters/Reminders from Staff & Retreat Closeout



Board of Zoning Adjustment Meeting
Thursday, September 12, 2019, at 5 p.m.
Municipal Building, 1777 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Council Chambers





MEETING PACKET:  A link to the meeting packet may be found in the right sidebar for computers and below for mobile devices and tablets. Packets are posted the Friday prior to each meeting.

For more information call Brian Holmes, Robbie Wyler, or Cindy Spence at 303-441-1880 or via email to Brian Holmes or Robbie Wyler. Board packets are available at the Planning Department reception area.

It is the City of Boulder's practice to provide more notice than is required by law whenever possible.  However, this practice shall not be used to invalidate any action taken with the minimum notice required by state law.