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December 9, 2020

REMINDER: Board of County Commissioners’ Dec. 10 (virtual) public meeting on proposed oil & gas regulations

The Board of County Commissioners will reconvene on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m. to consider changes to draft Oil & Gas Regulations

The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will hold a Public Meeting on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020 at 4 p.m. to discuss the changes to Docket DC-19-0002: Amendments to Article 12 of the Land Use Code – Land Use Code Amendments addressing Oil and Gas development, seismic testing, and companion changes to the Land Use Code that they requested at their Dec. 3 public meeting. No additional public testimony will be taken on Dec. 10.

View the Dec. 10, 2020 staff memo and revised 4th Draft regulations (dated Dec. 9, 2020).

The staff memo outlines the changes made to the draft regulations following the Commissioners’ direction given on Dec. 3. The 4th Draft regulations (dated Dec. 9, 2020) are a redline from the 3rd Draft (dated Nov. 23, 2020), which the BOCC reviewed at their public hearing on December 1st and public meeting on Dec. 3rd and includes the changes that the BOCC requested be considered.

Information on how to join the virtual public meeting on Dec.10 is posted on the county’s oil and gas website. Registration is not required to attend.

Link to join the virtual public meeting:

  • Public Meeting: DC-19-0002 Oil & Gas Regulations
  • Date/time: Thursday, Dec. 10 at 4 p.m.
  • Join: Zoom Webinar Attendee Link:

Alternatively, call-in to the meeting: 1-833-568-8864, Webinar ID: 161 503 8158#

If you have questions about joining the meeting, please email

For more information on Boulder County’s efforts related to oil and gas development, please visit the county’s oil and gas website.