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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
David Schafer  [email protected] 303-219-4795 March 2013 - March 2018
Ellen McCready [email protected] 970-319-1978 March 2016 - March 2019
Jill Lester (Chair)  [email protected] 303-875-4150 March 2016 - March 2021
Michael Hirsch [email protected] 303-449-3156 March 2017 - March 2022

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events scheduled for the near future.

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2018 Board of Zoning Adjustment Meeting Dates

  • January 11
  • February 8
  • March 8  -   LOCATION CHANGE (See Agenda for details)
  • April 12
  • May 10
  • June 7
  • July 12 
  • August 9 
  • September 13
  • October 11
  • November 8
  • December 13 

 

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