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  • Boards and Commissions: Planning Commission



    The purpose of the Planning Commission is to make recommendations to the county commissioners on land use applications, regulations and policies presented by the Planning and Zoning Division. The Planning Commission also makes and adopts the county’s Comprehensive Master Plan as required by Colorado state statute.


    The Planning Commission makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the following:

    • Rezoning requests
    • Special Use requests
    • Vacation requests
    • Combined Preliminary and Final Plats
    • Special District Service Plans
    • Zoning Resolution and Land Development Regulation amendments


     The Planning Commission also makes final decisions on:

    • Urban Growth Boundaries
    • Site Approval requests
    • Updates to and adoption of the county's Comprehensive Master Plan



    First, second, fourth and fifth (if applicable) Wednesday's of each month.

    Pre-Meeting: 5:30 p.m. - Jefferson County - 1566/67-1st Floor
    Public Hearing: 6:15 p.m. – Jefferson County - Hearing Room 1

    Members and Length of Terms:

    Seven regular members for three-year terms.
    Two associate members for one-year terms.

    To Apply:

    Please use the online Planning Commission application below. All available citizen positions will be advertised.

    For current volunteer member names, information about membership, or committees, please visit the Planning and Zoning Division's webpage on Boards and Commissions or contact the County Manager’s Office at countymanager@jeffco.us or 303-271-8508. 


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