The Planning Board reviews and approves certain site and use review applications, studies long-range planning matters including the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan and makes recommendations to City Council. It also serves as an advisory board to City Council on applications for annexation and rezoning.
The Planning Board generally meets on the first and third, and occasionally fourth, Thursday of each month at 6 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.
- Board Email - [email protected]
- Staff Liaison - Chris Meschuk at 303-441-4293
- Board Secretary - Cindy Spence at 303-441-4464
The Planning Board consists of seven members appointed by City Council, each to a five-year term. One member of Planning Board is appointed to attend the Landmarks Board, Design Advisory Board and Housing Advisory Board meetings to act as a non-voting or ex-officio member.
Planning Board Members
|Bryan Bowen (CHAIR)||303-443-3629||March 2015 - March 2020|
|Harmon Zuckerman (VICE CHAIR)||303-494-3000||March 2016 - March 2021|
|David Ensign||303-589-7783||March 2017 - March 2022|
|Peter Vitale||312-404-8356||March 2017 - March 2022|
|John Gerstle||720-470-5408||March 2018 - March 2023|
|Lupita Montoya||720-625-2434||March 2019 - March 2024|
|Sarah Silver||March 2019 - March 2024|
Agenda & Packet for Next Planning Board Meeting
A link to the webpage where the agenda and meeting packet may be found is in the right sidebar for computers and below for mobile devices and tablets. Or click on Agenda & Packet for Next Planning Board Meeting. Packets are posted the Friday prior to each meeting.
For more information please call the Board Secretary, Cindy Spence at 303-441-1880, or email the Planning Board. Board packets are available at the Planning Department reception area, located at 1739 Broadway, third floor.
It is the City of Boulder's practice to provide more notice than is required by law whenever possible. However, this practice shall not be used to invalidate any action taken with the minimum notice required by state law.
Watch Planning Board Meetings
Planning Board meetings will be broadcast live on Comcast channel 8 and streamed lived on www.BoulderChannel8.com. Recorded versions will also be available online at Watch Board and Commission Meetings.
Speaking at Planning Board Meetings
Planning Board meetings are open to the public and you may sign up to speak to Planning Board about city issues or any public hearing items that may be on the agenda that evening. For more information, visit Speaking at Planning Board Meetings .
2019 Planning Board Meeting Dates
|MEETING DATE AND TYPE||AGENDA|
|Jan. 3, 2019 - Meeting CANCELED|
|Jan. 17, 2019 - Regular Meeting||01.17.19 PB Agenda|
|Jan. 24, 2019 - Meeting CANCELED|
|Feb. 7, 2019 - Regular Meeting||02.07.19 PB Agenda|
|Feb. 21, 2019 - Regular Meeting||02.21.19 PB Agenda|
|March 7, 2019 - Meeting CANCELED|
|March 20, 2019 - Board Dinner for Departing Members, Ado's Kitchen & Bar, 5:30 p.m.|
|March 21, 2019 - Regular Meeting||03.21.19 PB Agenda|
|April 1, 2019 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting at Rapha, 11:30am - 1:00pm||04.01.2019 Use Table Review Subcommittee Agenda|
|April 4, 2019 - Regular Meeting||04.04.19 PB Agenda|
|April 18, 2019 - Regular Meeting||04.18.19 PB Agenda|
|May 1, 2019 - Retreat, Wild Sage Common House, 1650 Zamia Avenue, 12-4:30 p.m.||05.01.19 PB Retreat Agenda|
|May 2, 2019 - Meeting CANCELED|
|May 3, 2019 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting at Galvanize Boulder, 4:00-5:30 p.m.||05.03.2019 Use Table Review Subcommittee Agenda|
|May 16, 2019 - Regular Meeting (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE)||05.16.19 PB Agenda|
|June 6, 2019 - Regular Meeting||06.06.19 PB Agenda|
|June 20, 2019 - Regular Meeting||06.20.19 PB Agenda|
|June 27, 2019 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting at Muni Bldg S-206 CMO Conference Room (aka Fishbowl), 11:30-1:00pm||06.27.2019 Use Table Review Subcommittee Agenda|
|June 24 - July 19 - RECESS|
|July 25, 2019 - Regular Meeting||07.25.19 PB Agenda|
|Aug. 1, 2019 - Regular Meeting||08.01.19 PB Agenda|
|Aug. 15, 2019 - Regular Meeting||08.15.19 PB Agenda|
|Aug. 22, 2019 - Regular Meeting||08.22.19 PB Agenda|
|Sept. 5, 2019 - Regular Meeting||09.05.19 PB Agenda|
|Sept. 19, 2019 - Regular Meeting||09.19.19 PB Agenda|
|Sept. 24, 2019 - Joint Meeting with City Council|
|Oct. 3, 2019 - Regular Meeting||10.03.19 PB Agenda|
|Oct. 4, 2019 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting at Wild Sage Common House, 1650 Zamia Avenue, 2:00-3:30pm||10.04.2019 Use Table Review Subcommittee Agenda|
|Oct. 17, 2019 - Regular Meeting||10.17.19 PB Agenda|
|Nov. 7, 2019 - Regular Meeting (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE)||11.07.19 PB Agenda|
|Nov. 12, 2019 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting at Under The Sun Eatery, 627 A South Broadway St., 4:00-5:30pm||11.12.19 PB Use Table & Standards Subcommittee Meeting Agenda|
|Nov. 14, 2019 - Letter to City Council Discussion at Muni Bldg, W-100 Broadway Conf Room, 5:30pm|
|Nov. 21, 2019 - Regular Meeting||11.21.19 PB Agenda|
|Dec. 5, 2019 - Regular Meeting|
|Dec. 19, 2019 - Regular Meeting|
Planning Board Trainings/Seminars
- Groundwater Engineering: Groundwater Seminar_Presented by Andrew Earles, Wright Water Engineers, Inc._06.01.2017
- Floodplain Regulations: Flood 101_Presented by Edward Stafford, City of Boulder_06.01.2017