Third Floor Hearing Room
County Court House
1325 Pearl Street, Boulder

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. To sign up in advance for either in-person or virtual public comment, please visit to register for the hearing. There is also a kiosk in the 3rd floor lobby to sign up for in-person public comment. To join the meeting by phone, dial 1-833-568-8864 (toll free) and enter the Webinar ID:161 206 1150.
This agenda is subject to change. Please call the Community Planning & Permitting Department (303-441-3930) or check the Planning Commission webpage to confirm any items of interest. For special assistance, contact our ADA Coordinator (303-441-3525) at least 72 hours in advance.
There will be opportunity to provide public comment on the subject items during the respective virtual Public Hearing portion for each item. If you have comments regarding any of these items, you may mail written comments to the Community Planning & Permitting Department (PO Box 471, Boulder, CO 80306) or email [email protected]. Please reference the docket number of the subject item.

Approval of meeting minutes from March 15, 2022



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
Action Requested: Recommendation to BOCC
Staff Planner: Hannah Hippely

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
Action Requested: Recommendation to BOCC
Staff Planner: Pete L'Orange