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Planning Commission Virtual Public Meeting


Due to COVID-19 concerns, Planning Commission meetings are being held virtually.

Planning Commission Public Meeting, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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View the Boulder County Planning Commission agenda, August 17, 2022

August 17, 2022 agenda items:

  1. Public Hearing - Docket SU-22-0005: Drogsvold Vacation Rental
    Request: Special Review request for a Vacation Rental of 244 days for up to 4 guests with a minimum stay of 2 nights on a 2.83-acre parcel.
    Location: 46877 Peak to Peak Highway, located approximately 1,820 feet north of the intersection of County Road 103 and State Highway 72 on Section 29, Township 2N, Range 72W
    Zoning: Forestry (F) Zoning District
    Applicants/Property Owners: Bruce & Susanna Drogsvold
    Staff Planners: Ian Brighton
    Action Requested: Recommendation to Board of County Commissioners
    Public testimony will be taken
  2. Public Hearing - Docket V-22-0001: Maedke Vacation
    Request: Request to vacate an undeveloped alley right-of-way in the Gold Hill Historic District
    Location: Alley between 410 Boulder Street (Parcel no. 145912010001) to the south and 412 Boulder Street Parcel no. 145912002007) and 0 Main Street (Parcel no. 145912002003) to the north, approximately 3.8 miles west of the intersection of Four Mile Canyon Drive and Gold Run Road, in Section 12, T1N, R72W.
    Zoning: Historic (H) Zoning District
    Applicant/Property Owner: Christine Maedke
    Staff Planner: Pete L'Orange
    Action Requested: Recommendation to Board of County Commissioners
    Public testimony will be taken
  3. Public Hearing - Docket SU-22-0004: Pivot Energy Solar Facility
    Request: Special Use Review to construct a 5 megawatt 24-acre solar energy facility on a 36-acre parcel
    Location: 5980 N. 79th Street, approximately .25 miles south of the intersection of N. 79th Street and State Highway 52, in Section 6, Township 1N, Range 69W.
    Zoning: Agricultural (A) Zoning District
    Applicant: Kyle Sundman, Pivot Energy
    Property Owner: Charles Rodgers
    Staff Planner: Sam Walker
    Action Requested: Recommendation to Board of County Commissioners
    Public testimony will be taken
  4. Public Hearing - Docket SU-22-0003: CEMEX Dowe Flats Mining and Reclamation Extension
    NOTE: The ESTIMATED start time of this public hearing item is approximately 4 p.m. The actual start time is dependent on the time needed to conduct the three previous public hearing items.

    Request: Special Use/Site Specific Development Plan review to amend an existing Special Use approval (SU-93-14) for limestone/shale open mining/quarrying located at the Dowe Flats Quarry, extending approved mining activities for an additional 15 years; the original permit area of 1,911 acres to be reduced to 709 acres; the concluding of cement plant operations at the facility located south of Highway 66 within the same 15-year timeframe; with concurrent reclamation of wildlife habitat.
    Zoning: Agricultural (A) Zoning District
    Applicant/Property Owner: John Heffernan, CEMEX, Inc.
    Agent: Pam Hora, Tetra Tech, Inc.
    Cosigned by: Boulder County Parks & Open Space
    Staff Planner: Pete L'Orange
    Action Requested: Recommendation to Board of County Commissioners
    Public testimony will be taken

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The Planning Commission conducts public hearings and takes action on Land Use Code Updates and Development Review dockets and advises the County Commissioners of those actions and on planning matters. The Planning Commission has statutory responsibility to make, adopt, and amend the Boulder County Comprehensive Plan. The Commission also has a role in reviewing and acting on revisions and amendments to the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan.

Event Details

Start dateAugust 17, 2022 1:30 pmEnd dateAugust 17, 2022 6:30 pmCalendarCommunity Planning & Permitting, Home Page, Planning CommissionGoogle Calendar

Organizer Details

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


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