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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 BOZA Application can be accessed 
here pdf.

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 includes the application requirements and review criteria for requests for a variance to a setback requirement. The application can be found in the Applications & Forms Database

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
David Schafer [email protected] 303-219-4795  March 2018 - March 2020 
Jill Lester   [email protected] 303-875-4150 March 2016 - March 2021
Michael Hirsch   [email protected] 303-449-3156 March 2017 - March 2022
Raymond Rudd (Chair)  [email protected] 303704-3325 March 2018 - March 2023
Cherie Goff (Vice Chair)  [email protected] 303-444-8488 March 2019 - March 2024


2019 Board of Zoning Adjustment Meeting Dates

Jan. 10, 2019 - Regular Meeting 01.10.2019 BOZA Agenda pdf
Feb. 14,  2019 - Regular Meeting   02.14.2019 BOZA Agenda pdf
March 14, 2019 - Regular Meeting 03.14.2019 BOZA Agenda pdf 
March 14, 2019 - Board Dinner for Departing Members  The Med at 7:00 p.m.
April 11, 2019 - BOZA Meeting CANCELED   
April 11, 2019 - BOBA (Board of Building Appeals) Meeting  04.11.2019 BOBA Agenda pdf
May 9, 2019 - BOBA (Board of Building Appeals) Meeting 05.09.2019 BOBA Agenda pdf
June 13, 2019 - Regular Meeting  06.13.2019 BOZA Agenda pdf
July 11, 2019 - Regular Meeting  07.11.2019 BOZA Agenda pdf
Aug. 8, 2019 - Meeting CANCELED  
Aug. 20, 2019 - Retreat 08.20.2019 BOZA Retreat Agenda pdf
Sept. 12, 2019 - Regular Meeting  09.12.2019 BOZA Agenda pdf
Oct. 10, 2019 - Meeting CANCELED   
Nov. 14, 2019 - Regular Meeting   11.14.2019 BOZA Agenda pdf
Dec. 12, 2019 - Regular Meeting 12.12.2019 BOZA Agenda pdf