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Planning Board Meeting

Planning Board meetings are generally held in Council Chambers, which is located in the Penfield Tate II Municipal Building. Always check the agenda for updates or changes to time and location.

Due to physical distancing requirements, all Planning Board meetings have been moved to an online platform for the foreseeable future.

Thursday, March 4, 2021, beginning at 6 p.m.


To join the meeting, click here: 
Passcode: 970102
Or Telephone: +1 253 215 8782 
Webinar ID: 950 2005 2227

This meeting will be open to the public and you are welcome to speak to the board about Planning issues or any public hearing items that may be on the agenda that evening. 

A link to sign up for public comment ahead of time regarding 5801 ARAPAHOE (WATERVIEW PROJECT) is posted below.  Please note sign-up will close at 5.p.m. the day of the meeting, however you are still welcome to sign up during the meeting itself.  
Speaking time for this item will be limited to 2 minutes per person.


     Call-Up Item: Final Plat for the Saddle Creek Subdivision located at 90 and 96 Arapahoe Ave. for a two-lot subdivision associated with the redevelopment of the property that was approved as a Site Review in 2019. This approval is subject to potential call-up on or before March 5, 2021.

    B.  Call Up Item: Form Based Code amendment to a previously approved project (case number LUR2019‑00028) for buildings 3A, 3B, 3C, and 3D along with building 4N.  Proposal includes revised architecture with the addition of 10 dwelling units at 3001 Pearl Parkway. This approval is subject to potential call-up on or before March 5, 2021.

    C.  Call-Up Item: Final Plat to subdivide the property at 4475 Broadway into one lot suitable for residential development and one outlot in association with the Ponderosa Community Stabilization Program (Ponderosa Habitat Subdivision Final Plat, #TEC2020-00006). The subdivision is consistent with approved Site Review #LUR2019 00015 and the Memorandum of Understanding in Lieu of Annexation for case # LUR2019-00016. This application is subject to potential call-up on or before March 4, 2021. The Preliminary Plat was approved through case no. LUR2020-00006.
    AGENDA TITLE: Public hearing and Planning Board consideration of the following items relating to the 14.88-acre site at 5801 and 5847 Arapahoe Avenue:
         1.   Site Review application to develop the site with 317 residential units and approximately 15,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space for office, retail, and restaurant uses. The proposal includes constructing ten buildings surrounding a loop drive, with one access from Arapahoe Avenue. Four hundred twenty-one parking spaces are proposed, where 439 spaces are required (4.1% parking reduction). The development includes 25% permanently affordable housing. The proposal requires review by Planning Board for the request for an increase in maximum allowable building height for three buildings (case no. LUR2019-00021).

         2.  Use Review application to allow for the following uses as part of the redevelopment of the site: residential uses within the IG zone district; professional, technical, or other offices within the RH-4 zone district; convenience retail sales within the RH-4 zone district; and a restaurant, brewpub, or tavern within the RH-4 zone district with 144 indoor and 50 outdoor seats (case no. LUR2019-00022).

    Click Here to view the Waterview Public Comment Sign Up List pdf
    INFORMATION ITEM: Police Department Master Plan Update



Video Conference Information:

The City of Boulder is committed to its core value of community safety and is proactively taking steps to limit potential social spreading of COVID-19. Because of this, this meeting will be held virtually. Any and all interested persons may:

  • Speak under public comment or observe the public hearing via video conference. The conference link is at the top of this agenda.

  • Call in to the public hearing video conference via telephone (if computer audio is not available). 

  • Submit written comments in advance of the hearing to [email protected] Please note that we currently can NOT accept mail. Only email will be received at this time.

  • Any documentary evidence will be provided to the designated secretary of the Board via email at least 48 hours prior to the beginning of the meeting. The secretary will publish the documentary evidence on the Board’s city webpage where the rest of the materials are published.

For more information, contact Cindy Spence at [email protected]

To see the approved Planning Board's Rules for Virtual Meetings, click here: Planning Board Virtual Special Meeting Procedures for All Hearings pdf

To see the approved Planning Board's Rules of Decorum for Virtual Meetings, click here: Rules of Decorum pdf

Meeting Packet: 
A link to the meeting packet may be found in the right sidebar for computers and below for mobile devices and tablets. Packets are posted the Friday prior to each meeting.

For more information, call 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.