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Board of Zoning Adjustment (BOZA)

Board of Zoning Adjustment (BOZA)


The April BOZA meeting has been cancelled.  All items scheduled for this meeting have been tentatively placed on the May 14th BOZA meeting agenda.

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 Phone Term
David Schafer 303-219-4795  March 2018 - March 2020 
Jill Lester   303-875-4150 March 2016 - March 2021
Michael Hirsch   303-449-3156 March 2017 - March 2022
Raymond Rudd (Chair)  303-704-3325 March 2018 - March 2023
Cherie Goff (Vice Chair)  303-444-8488 March 2019 - March 2024


2020 Board of Zoning Adjustment Meeting Dates

Jan. 9, 2020 - Regular Meeting (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE)  01.09.2020 BOZA Agenda pdf
Feb. 13, 2020 - Regular Meeting  02.13.2020 BOZA Agenda pdf
Mar. 12, 2020 - Regular Meeting   03.12.2020 BOZA Agenda pdf
Apr. 9, 2020 - Meeting CANCELED  
May 14, 2020 - Regular Meeting  
June 11, 2020 - Regular Meeting  
July 9, 2020 - Regular Meeting  
Aug. 13, 2020 - Regular Meeting  
Sept. 10, 2020 - Regular Meeting  
Oct. 8, 2020 - Regular Meeting  
Nov. 12, 2020 - Regular Meeting  
Dec. 10, 2020 - Regular Meeting