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  • Contact Information

    Jefferson County Planning Commission

    bbenedik@jeffco.us
    303-271-8745

    Monday-Friday
    8 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Contact Form

    100 Jefferson County Parkway
    Suite 3550
    Admin and Courts Facility
    Golden, CO 80419-3550

  • Planning Commission


    The Planning Commission is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to hear land use cases. The Planning Commission typically makes recommendations on land use cases which are then sent to the Board of County Commissioners for a final decision. Per Colorado State Statute, the Planning Commission is charged with making and adopting the county’s Community Plans and Comprehensive Master Plan.

    Duties:

    Makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on a wide variety of land use applications, including: rezonings; special uses; vacations; special district service plans; and subdivision plats. Makes, updates and adopts the county's Comprehensive Master Plan.

    Meeting Schedule:

    • First, second, fourth, and fifth (if applicable) Wednesday's of each month
      • Pre-Meeting: 5:30 p.m.
      • Public Hearing: 6:15 p.m.

    Pre-meetings are held in room 1566/67 (behind Hearing Room One on the First Floor) of the Jefferson County Administration and Courts Facility, 100 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, Colorado 80419.

    Public hearings are held in Hearing Room One of the Jefferson County Administration and Courts Facility, 100 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, Colorado 80419.

    Agendas are posted at the beginning of each week.

    For further questions, please contact the Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Division at 303-271-8745.

    Planning Commission Membership

    The Planning Commission is made up of volunteers who are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. Seven regular members of the Planning Commission are appointed for three year terms and two associate members are appointed for one year terms.
    Applications View application in PDF format. for new members are always welcomed and will be kept on file by the Board of County Commissioners Office to fill vacancies.

    Regular Members

    Tim Rogers, Chairman, Expires: 3/31/2017
    1st Appointed: 3/31/2011
    James Price, Vice-Chairman, Expires: 3/31/2015
    1st Appointed: 3/31/2011
    Vince Harris, Expires 3/31/16
    1st Appointed: 4/17/12
    Gardiner Hammond, Expires 3/31/17
    1st Appointed: 4/16/13
    Dawn Moore, Expires 3/31/17
    1st Appointed 4/16/13
    Tom Hatton, Expires 3/31/16
    1st Appointed 4/16/13

    Associate Members  

    Todd Guthrie, Expires 3/31/15
    1st Appointed 4/16/13
    Jerry Burke, Expires 3/31/15
    1st appointed 4/16/13

    Watch the Planning Commission Hearings

    The Planning Commission has their hearings recorded and you can view them on our videos page.