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Planning Board

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.  The board will meet either in the City Council Chambers, 1777 Broadway or hold the meeting Virtually.  The dates, times and locations are subject to change.
 

The Planning Board's Next meeting will be on July 16th,
and it will be held virtually. 

The link to access the meeting will be posted here 24hrs prior to the meeting.

 

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR THE UPCOMING MEETING DATES, TIMES AND LOCATIONS.

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

Name Term
Harmon Zuckerman (CHAIR)  March 2016 - March 2021
David Ensign (VICE CHAIR) March 2017 - March 2022
Peter Vitale March 2017 - March 2022
John Gerstle March 2018 - March 2023 
Lupita Montoya March 2019 - March 2024
Sarah Silver March 2019 - March 2024
Lisa Smith March 2020 - March 2025

 

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 can be made 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 are usually broadcast live on Comcast channel 8 and streamed lived on www.BoulderChannel8.com. When virtual meetings are held, live viewing is available by using the web-based meeting link provided.  Recorded versions of live and virtual meetings will also be available online at Watch Board and Commission Meetings At times, Planning Board may meet at locations where there are no video facilities, and in those cases the audio recording of the meetings is available in the Planning Board Records Archive along with the meeting documents.
 

Speaking at Planning Board Meetings

Planning Board meetings are open to the public. When they are held in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building, 1777 Broadway, 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 in person. Sign up with the Board Secretary the night of the meeting approximately 15 minutes before the start of the meeting. There is no online sign up for open comment. Each individual speaker will be given three (3) minutes to address Planning Board. For more detailed information, visit Speaking at Planning Board Meetings in Council Chambers pdf

At times, Planning Board meetings may be held VIRTUALLY. These meetings will still be open to the public, and you are welcome to speak to Planning Board about city issues or any public hearing items that may be on the agenda that evening. To the extent practical, any person who wants to attend the meeting will be added to the meeting and will be muted. Any person who wants to testify should inform the moderator. The moderator will unmute such person during the public hearing to testify for three (3) minutes. For more detailed  information, visit Speaking at Planning Board Meetings During Virtual Meetings pdf.
 

2020 Planning Board Meeting Dates

MEETING DATE AND TYPE AGENDA
Jan. 2, 2020 - Meeting CANCELED  
Jan. 9, 2020 - Meeting CANCELED  
Jan. 16, 2020 - Meeting CANCELED   
Jan. 23, 2020 - Regular Meeting 01.23.2020 PB Agenda pdf
Jan. 24, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting, 3:30-5:00pm, at COMA Mexican Grill, 4800 Baseline Road, E105 01.24.2020 PB Use Table Subcommittee Agenda pdf
Feb. 6, 2020 - Regular Meeting 02.06.2020 PB Agenda pdf
Feb. 7, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting, 3:30-5:00pm, at Park Central Bldg, 1739 Broadway, 401 Conf Room 02.07.2020 PB Use Table Subcommittee Agenda pdf
Feb. 20, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting, 4-5:30pm, at Muni Bldg, 1777 Broadway, W-100 Broadway Conf Rm  02.20.2020 PB Use Table Subcommittee Agenda pdf
Feb. 20, 2020 - Meeting CANCELED  
Feb. 27, 2020 - Regular Meeting 02.27.2020 PB Agenda pdf
March 5, 2020 - Meeting CANCELED  
March 13, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting CANCELED   
March 19, 2020 - Meeting CANCELED  
March 20, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting CANCELED   
April 2, 2020 - Meeting CANCELED  
April 3, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting CANCELED  
April 13, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting, 4-5:30pm, Virtual Meeting

04.13.2020 PB Use Table Subcommittee Agenda pdf

April 16, 2020 - Meeting CANCELED  
April 17, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting CANCELED  
April 20, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting, 4-5:30pm, Virtual Meeting 04.20.2020 PB Use Table Subcommittee Agenda pdf
April 27, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting, 4-5:30pm, Virtual Meeting 04.27.2020 PB Use Table Subcommittee Agenda pdf
May 4, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting, 4-5:30pm, Virtual Meeting 05.04.2020 PB Use Table Subcommittee Agenda pdf
May 7, 2020 - VIRTUAL MEETING 05.07.2020 PB Agenda pdf
May 11, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting, 4-5:30pm, Virtual Meeting 05.11.2020 PB Agenda pdf
May 18, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting, 4-5:30pm, Virtual Meeting 05.18.2020 PB Use Table Subcommittee Agenda pdf

May 21, 2020 - VIRTUAL MEETING

 
May 28, 2020 - VIRTUAL MEETING 05.28.2020 PB Agenda pdf
June 1, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting, 4-5:30pm, Virtual Meeting  06.01.2020 PB Use Table Subcommittee Agenda pdf
June 4, 2020 - VIRTUAL MEETING 06.04.2020 PB Agenda pdf
June 8, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting, 4-5:30pm, Virtual Meeting  06.08.2020 PB Use Table Subcommittee Agenda pdf
June 18, 2020 - VIRTUAL MEETING 06.18.2020 PB Agenda pdf
June 25, 2020 - VIRTUAL MEETING 06.25.2020 PB Agenda pdf
June 29, 2020 - Use Table Subcommittee Meeting, 4-6pm, Virtual Meeting 06.29.2020 PB Use Table Subcommittee Agenda pdf
July 2, 2020 - Meeting CANCELED  
July 6, 2020 - Planning Board Retreat - VIRTUAL MEETING 07.06.2020 PB Retreat Agenda pdf
July 16, 2020 - VIRTUAL MEETING 07.16.2020 PB Agenda pdf
July 30, 2020 - VIRTUAL MEETING  
Aug. 6, 2020 - Meeting CANCELED  
Aug. 20, 2020 - VIRTUAL MEETING  
Aug. 27, 2020 - VIRTUAL MEETING  
Sept. 3, 2020 - Regular Meeting  
Sept. 17, 2020 - Regular Meeting  
Oct. 1, 2020 - Regular Meeting  
Oct. 15, 2020 - Regular Meeting  
Nov. 5, 2020 - Regular Meeting (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE)  
Nov. 19, 2020 - Regular Meeting  
Dec. 3, 2020 - Regular Meeting  
Dec. 17, 2020 - Regular Meeting  

 

Planning Board Trainings/Seminars

 

Planning Board Meeting Videos