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Planning Commission Public Meeting


Boulder County Planning Commission 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.

Planning Commission Public Meeting, Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at 2 p.m.

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View the Boulder County Planning Commission agenda, April 19, 2023

April 19, 2023 agenda items:

  1. Docket SU-18-0011: Mackintosh Academy
    Public testimony will be taken.
    Request: Special Use and Site Specific Development Plan Review amendment for an Educational Facility including: allowing an expanded use of the property through the reduction of the no build area, the construction of a new 4,355 -square-foot building (resulting in a maximum 25,000 sq. ft.) and site improvements, an increase in the number of students from 155 to 190 maximum all of which will be Kindergarten through 8th grade (removing the High School element of previous approvals), the removal of the restriction on staff numbers.
    Location: 6717 S. Boulder Road, on the northwest corner of the intersection of S. Boulder Road and EDS Way (a private road), in Section 2, Township 1S, Range 70W.
    Zoning: Estate Residential (ER)
    Applicant/Property Owner: Jessica Dauchy, Mackintosh Academy
    Agent: Danica Powell
    Website: www.boco.org/SU-18-0011
    Action Requested: Recommendation to BOCC
    Staff Planner: Hannah Hippely
  2. Docket SU-22-0010: Prairie Orchard Reception Hall and Vacation Rental
    Public testimony will be taken
    Request: Special Use Review request for the establishment of a Reception Hall venue with a second primary use of a Vacation Rental, using existing structures on an approximately 3.65 acre parcel in the Agricultural zoning district.
    Location: 5114 Niwot Road, Parcel number 131733000002, located approximately 0.5 mile west of the intersection of Niwot Road and 55th Street, Section 33, T2N, R70W.
    Zoning: Agricultural (A) Zoning District
    Applicant/Owner: Prairie Orchard LLC (Stephanie Duffy)
    Agent: Kim Lord, Packard and Dierking LLC
    Website: www.boco.org/SU-22-0010
    Action Requested: Recommendation to BOCC
    Staff Planner: Pete L'Orange

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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 dateApril 19, 2023 2:00 pmEnd dateApril 19, 2023 3:00 pmCalendarCommunity Planning & Permitting, Home Page, Planning CommissionGoogle Calendar

Organizer Details

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


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