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Board of Zoning Adjustment (BOZA)

Board of Zoning Adjustment (BOZA)



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.

The Board of Zoning Adjustment (BOZA) hears appeals from developers, architects and builders whose building permit applications have been denied. BOZA may modify the application of specific zoning requirements and hear appeals to decisions made by the zoning administrator.

The BOZA  typically meets on the second Thursday of each month at 5 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 1777 Broadway. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change. Please scroll down to view the upcoming meeting dates.

The BOZA Variance Application in the right column includes the application requirements and review criteria for requests for a variance to a setback requirement.

The BOZA consists of five members appointed by City Council, each to five-year terms. Board members must be properly experienced and trained to make qualified decisions about matters relating to building construction.

Board of Zoning Adjustment Members

Name Email Phone Term
Ellen McCready [email protected]  970-319-1978 March 2016 - March 2019
David Schafer [email protected] 303-219-4795  March 2018 - March 2020 
Jill Lester   [email protected] 303-875-4150 March 2016 - March 2021
Michael Hirsch (Chair)  [email protected] 303-449-3156 March 2017 - March 2022
Raymond Rudd [email protected] 303704-3325 March 2018 - March 2023


2018 Board of Zoning Adjustment Meeting Dates

Jan. 11, 2018 - Regular Meeting 01.11.18 BOZA Agenda pdf 
Feb. 8,  2018 - Regular Meeting  02.08.18 BOZA Agenda pdf
March 8, 2018 - Meeting CANCELED   
April 12, 2018 - Meeting CANCELED   
May 10, 2018 - Regular Meeting 05.10.18 BOZA Agenda pdf
June 21, 2018 - Regular Meeting RESCHEDULED  06.21.18 BOZA Agenda pdf
July 12, 2018 - Regular Meeting  07.12.18 BOZA Agenda pdf
Aug. 9, 2018 - Regular Meeting 08.09.18 BOZA Agenda pdf
Sept. 13, 2018 - Regular Meeting  09.13.18 BOZA Agenda pdf
Oct. 11, 2018 - Regular Meeting  
Nov. 8, 2018 - Regular Meeting  
Dec. 13, 2018 - Regular Meeting   
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