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September 13, 2023

Boulder County Planning Commission Agenda for Sept. 20, 2023

In-person or Virtual Attendance Options Available


Boulder County, Colo. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, beginning at 1:30 p.m. View the Sept. 20 meeting agenda.

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.

Watch the Meeting
Meetings are streamed live through the county's eSCRIBE platform. The video will display on the agenda page as soon as the meeting begins. View livestream starting at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 20.

Register to Participate Virtually
Only those who intend to provide public comment virtually during the public hearing portion of the meeting need to register via Zoom. Register to attend virtually. Call 303-441-3930 or email for more information.

Sept. 20 Agenda Items Include:

  1. Docket SU-23-0006: Farber Vacation Rental
    Request: Special Use Review to permit a Vacation Rental to be rented up to 365 nights per year to up to 4 guests.
    Location: 1059 Emerson Gulch Road, approximately .8 miles north of the intersection of Emerson Gulch Road and Fourmile Canyon Drive, in Section 13, Township 1N, Range 72W.
    Zoning: Forestry (F) Zoning District
    Applicant/Owner: Nathaniel Farber
    Website: www.boco.org/SU-23-0006
    Action Requested: Recommendation to BOCC
    Staff Planner: Sam Walker
    Public testimony will be taken.

  2. Docket DC-23-0001: Text Amendments to the Land Use Code related to Short-Term Dwelling and Vacation Rentals
    Text amendments to the Boulder County Land Use Code related to the Short-Term Dwelling and Vacation Rental uses in Article 4-507.E, Article 4-516.X, Article 4-516.Y, and any other related Articles and provisions necessary to integrate these changes.
    Website: www.boco.org/DC-23-0001
    Action Requested: Recommendation to BOCC
    Staff Planner: Ethan Abner
    Public testimony will be taken

Staff reports are available on the respective docket webpages. Current and recent Planning Commission agendas, minutes, and archived video recordings are available on the Planning Commission webpage.


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