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July 12, 2021

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for July 21, 2021

Planning Commission public meeting will be held virtually starting at 1:30 p.m.

Boulder County, Colo. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wednesday, July 21, 2021, beginning at 1:30 p.m. View the meeting agenda.

Due to COVID-19 concerns Planning Commission meetings are being held virtually. Register to attend or speak on a docket item.

There will be opportunity to remotely provide public comment on the subject Docket during the Public Hearing portion of the meeting. Written comments for this item may be submitted by emailing and referencing the Docket SU-21-0001 in the subject of the email. Call 303-441-3930 or email for more information.

Agenda items include:

Approval of Minutes/Miscellaneous Business

Staff Updates


  1. Public Hearing: Docket V-21-0001: Hartsell Vacation
    Request: Request to vacate the alleyway at 1104 Eldorado Ave between the south 70 feet of lots 1 through 6 and the entirety of lots 42- 48 of Block 51 in the townsite of Eldora, Colorado, as well as a triangular portion of Old 11th Avenue east of the subject property as recorded with Boulder County under reception #90916881.
    Location: 1104 Eldorado Avenue, approximately 2 and 1/4 miles west of the intersection of Lake Eldora Ski Road and Eldora Avenue, Section 21, Township 1S, Range 73W. Tabled from June 16, 2021.
    Zoning: Forestry (F) Zoning District
    Applicants: Stephanie J. Hartsell, Donna Burbank, and William Ellwood
    Property Owners: Stephanie J. and Paul S. Hartsell
    Agent: Merrick and Company
    Action Requested: Recommendation to Board of County Commissioners
    Staff Planner: Nathaniel Shull
    Public testimony will be taken.
  2. Public Hearing: Docket SU-21-0002/SPR-21-0033: Cooper Vacation Rental and Residential Addition
    Request: Special Review and Site Specific Development Plan for a Vacation Rental of 120 days per year for up to six guests and Site Plan Review for an existing unpermitted 120-square-foot shed and residential addition of 576 square feet on an approximately 3.5 acre parcel.
    Location: 458 County Road 90, located on the north side of County Road 90 approximately 0.5 miles west of its intersection with State Highway 7 Business, in Section 26, Township 3N, Range 73W.
    Zoning: Forestry (F) Zoning District
    Applicant: Rebecca R. Cooper Revocable Trust
    Property Owner: Rebecca R. Cooper
    Agent: Mike Daley
    Action Requested: Recommendation to Board of County Commissioners
    Staff Planner: Ryan Kacirek
    Public testimony will be taken.
  3. Public Hearing: Docket SU-21-0003: Smetana Partnership, LLC – Special Use Marijuana Store
    Request: Special Use Review to allow an increase of up to 250 average daily trips on the subject 0.68-acre parcel.
    Location: 7521 Ute Highway, located on the northeast corner of the intersection of State Highway 66 and N. 75th Street in Section 24, Township 3N, Range 70W.
    Zoning: Business (B) Zoning District
    Applicant: SBUD, LLC dba Star Buds
    Property Owner: Smetana Partnership LLP, c/o Judy Smetana
    Agent: Michael Foote
    Action Requested: Recommendation to Board of County Commissioners
    Staff Planner: Nathaniel Shull
    Public testimony will be taken.


The staff recommendation packets for the Docket items listed above will be posted to the Docket webpages on July 14.

Current and recent Planning Commission agendas, minutes, and archived video recordings are available on the Planning Commission webpage.

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