Starting Jan. 1, the minimum wage in unincorporated Boulder County is $15.69/hour.

A partir del 1 de enero, el salario mínimo local en la zona no incorporada del condado de Boulder será de $15.69/hora.

Board of Adjustment (BOA)

Land Use Board of Adjustment (BOA)

Public Meetings and Hearings

Boulder County Board of Adjustment meetings are typically 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.

The Board of Adjustment meeting has been canceled for March 6, 2024. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be on April 3, 2024.

Board of Adjustment meeting, Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at 4 p.m.

Watch the Meeting
Meetings are streamed live through eSCRIBE. Video will display on the agenda page as soon as the meeting begins.

View the livestream beginning at 4 p.m.

Only those who intend to provide public comment virtually need to register for the meeting.

Register to attend or speak virtually

Registrants will receive an email from Zoom with the link to join the meeting online AND the optional call-in number and meeting ID. Optional call-in information: Dial 1-833-568-8864 (toll free) | Meeting ID: 160 109 0460

View Zoom Support Center for help using Zoom. For assistance in joining meetings, please email CP&P Tech Support or call 720-564-2619.

View the Board of Adjustment agenda, February 7, 2024

  1. Docket VAR-23-0005: Schaefer Variance
    Public testimony will be taken.
    Variance Review request to reduce the side-yard setback for the south property line from 25 feet (required) to 12.5 feet (proposed) for the construction of a retaining wall and entry stairs, that will replace an existing retaining wall and entry stairs that currently encroach 13.4 feet into the side-yard setback on an approximately 5.61-acre parcel.
    Location: 238 Cedar Brook Road, located approximately 0.2 miles south of the intersection of South Cedar Brook Road and Linden Drive, Section 23, Township 1N, Range 71W.
    Zoning: Forestry (F) Zoning District
    Property Owner/Applicant: Alexander Schaefer
    Staff Planner: Amber Knotts

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 Director’s determinations, and requests for variances. View the Board of Adjustment Supplemental Rules and Procedures.

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.

Meeting Schedule

The Board of Adjustment meets as needed on the first Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. Board of Adjustment meetings and hearings are open to the public.

Recent Past Meetings

Live video streaming and archiving of Board of Adjustment meetings and hearings began on June 7, 2017. Archived video recordings are available on eSCRIBE.

Members of the Board of Adjustment

The members of the BOA are county residents appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. Note that members of the Land Use Planning Commission (PC) may substitute for these individuals as needed.

Current Members

  • Bill Walters, Chair (term ends Feb. 28, 2025)
  • David Marlett, Vice-Chair (term ends Feb. 28, 2026)
  • Kent Campbell (term ends Oct. 17. 2026)
  • Scott Rudge (term ends Feb. 28, 2025)
  • Robert Ukeiley (term ends Feb. 28, 2027)

Staff Participants

  • Dale Case, Director
  • Kate Burke, Counsel to the Board of Adjustment
  • David Hughes, Boulder County Attorney
  • Kim Sanchez, Chief Planner
  • Other planners as needed

Contact Us

Community Planning & Permitting (formerly the Land Use Dept.)

Email: Ask a Planner Form
Main: 303-441-3930

Courthouse Annex Building

2045 13th St.
Boulder, CO 80302


8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday
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Mailing Address

Community Planning & Permitting
PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306
Community Planning & Permitting website