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Board of Zoning Adjustment (BOZA)

Board of Zoning Adjustment (BOZA)

The BOZA application form has been updated.
Additionally, the BOZA application deadline has been moved to the 2nd Wednesday of each month for the following month's meeting.
( effective Jan. 2019 - see BOZA Variance Application form to the right ).


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


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  
April 11, 2019 - Regular Meeting   
May 9, 2019 - Regular Meeting  
June 13, 2019 - Regular Meeting   
July 11, 2019 - Regular Meeting   
Aug. 8, 2019 - Regular Meeting  
Sept. 12, 2019 - Regular Meeting   
Oct. 10, 2019 - Regular Meeting LOCATION CHANGE   
Nov. 14, 2019 - Regular Meeting    
Dec. 12, 2019 - Regular Meeting