The Planning Commission conducts public hearings and provides a recommendation to City Council on the following: review of the city's Comprehensive Land Use Plan, proposed development plans, review of proposed annexations, zoning and rezoning requests, and zoning regulations related to development controls. The commission has final approval authority on official development plans and recommends action to City Council regarding annexations, rezonings, Comprehensive Land Use Plan amendments, preliminary development plans and zoning regulation amendments.

A primary goal is to balance the interests of the development community with the interests of the residents and neighborhoods to create a city the citizens can be proud of into the future. Planning Commission meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month on an as-needed basis at 7 p.m. Meetings last between one and two hours each.

Council Liaison: Jon Voelz

Staff Liaison: Rita McConnell, AICP, Planning Manager

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rmcconne@cityofwestminster.us

Agendas

 Planning Commission Special Meeting Agenda January 28, 2020

Planning Commission Study Session Packet January 28, 2020

Planning Commission Packet January 14, 2020

Planning Commission Packet December 17, 2019

Planning Commission Packet November 12, 2019 

NOTE: Persons needing an accommodation must notify the Planning Aide no later than noon on the Thursday prior to the scheduled Planning Commission hearing to allow adequate time to make arrangements. Please call 303-658-2092/TTY 711 or State Relay or write to jbaden@cityofwestminster.us to make a reasonable accommodation request.

City Council Declaration of National Community Planning Month, October 2019.  Back row (left to right): Rick Mayo, Commissioner, Vice-Chair Joe McConnell, Patrick Caldwell, AICP, Senior Planner, Amy C. Johnson, AICP, Senior Planner, Jennifer Baden, Planning Aide, David German, AICP, Senior Planner, Jacob Kasza, Planner, John McConnell, AICP, Principal Planner.  Front row: Chennou Xiong, Commissioner (Alternate), Nathan Lawrence, Senior Planner, David Carpenter, Commissioner, Chairperson James Boschert, Rita McConnell, AICP, Planning Manager, Andrew Spurgin, AICP, Long Range Planner, Elisa Torrez, Commissioner (Alternate), Tracy Colling, Commissioner, Debra Baskett, Senior Transportation & Mobility Planner, Josh Vaughn, Associate Planner, Katie Schwarz, AICP, Associate Planner, and Michele Haney, former Councillor. 

Current Board Members: Back row (left to right): Vice-Chair Joe McConnell, Chairperson James Boschert, David Carpenter, Rick Mayo.  Front row: Tracy Colling, Elisa Torrez (Alternate), and Chennou Xiong (Alternate).  Not pictured:  Lawrence Dunn and David Tomecek.

Current Board Members with Current City Planners:  Back row (left to right): Vice-Chair Joe McConnell, Josh Vaughn, Associate Planner, John McConnell, AICP, Principal Planner, Andrew Spurgin, AICP, Long Range Planner, David German, AICP, Senior Planner, Chairperson James Boschert,  Commissioner David Carpenter, Jacob Kasza, Planner, Commissioner Rick Mayo.  Front row: Patrick Caldwell, AICP, Senior Planner, Amy C. Johnson, AICP, Senior Planner, Nathan Lawrence, Senior Planner, Jennifer Baden, Planning Aide, Katie Schwarz, AICP, Associate Planner, Commissioner Elisa Torrez (Alternate), Commissioner Tracy Colling, Rita McConnell, AICP, Planning Manager, and Chennou Xiong, Commissioner (Alternate).  Not pictured: Commissioner Lawrence Dunn, Commissioner David Tomecek, Stephanie Ashmann, Senior Planner, and Sean McCartney, City Urban Designer.