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Board of Adjustment Public Meeting


Boulder County Board of Adjustment meetings are convened in a hybrid format where attendees can join through Zoom or participate in-person at the Downtown Boulder County Courthouse, 3rd Floor, 1325 Pearl St., Boulder.

Board of Adjustment Public Meeting, Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at 4 p.m.

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View the Board of Adjustment agenda, June 7, 2023

  1. Docket VAR-21-0003: Ells Residence in Setback – Clarification of Condition of Approval
    Public testimony will be taken
    Request: Request for clarification of Condition 4 of VAR-21-0003 as approved on March 1, 2023.
    Location: 6301 Sunshine Canyon Dr, approximately .6 miles west of the intersection of Sunshine Canyon Drive and County Road 83 in Section 8, Township 1N, Range 71W.
    Zoning: Forestry (F) Zoning District
    Applicant/Property Owner: Fred Ells
    Agent: Jason Ruby Architecture, LLC
    Staff Planner: Sam Walker
  2. Docket VAR-23-0001: Sombrero Ranch HOA
    Public testimony will be taken.
    Proposal: Variance request to reduce the side setback along the western property line from 7' to approximately 1' 6" for the location of a fence line associated with the redevelopment of a community pool area.
    Location: 6298 Reserve Drive, Parcel no. 146334108022, approximately 0.40 miles east of the intersection of Cherryvale Road and Reserve Drive, in Section 34, Township 1N, Range 70W.
    Zoning: Rural Residential (RR)
    Applicant: Charles Roberts
    Property Owner: Sombrero Ranch Homeowners & Recreational Association
    Staff Planner: Jonathan Tardif
  3. Public testimony will be taken.
    Proposal: Variance request to reduce the required supplemental setback from 110 feet (required) to 86 feet (proposed) for construction of a new front porch, and reduce the rear-yard setback from 15 feet (required) to 9' 6" (proposed) for a windmill.
    Location: 5745 Jay Road, approximately 300 feet east of the intersection of Jay Road and N. 57th Street, in Section 15, Township 1N, Range 70W.
    Zoning: Rural Residential
    Owner: Danaher & Valentine Living Trust
    Applicants: Charlie Danaher and Rose Valentine
    Staff Planner: Sam Walker

If you have questions, please email Community Planning & Permitting, or call 303-441-3930.

The Board of Adjustment (BOA) reviews appeals, makes decisions regarding certain sections of the Boulder County Land Use Code, the Land Use director’s determinations, and requests for variances.

It is Boulder County policy to make county programs, meetings, activities, and services accessible to individuals with disabilities, according to the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need special assistance, contact the ADA Coordinator at 303-441-3525 at least 72 hours before the scheduled event.

Event Details

Start dateJune 7, 2023 4:00 pmEnd dateJune 7, 2023 5:00 pmCalendarBoard of Adjustment, Community Planning & Permitting, Home PageGoogle Calendar

Organizer Details

OrganizerCommunity Planning & PermittingPhone303-441-3930Emailplanner@bouldercounty.govWebsiteCommunity Planning & Permitting Department


VenuesBoulder County Courthouse, Virtual via ZoomAddress1325 Pearl StCityBoulder

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