Planning Board

The Denver Planning Board advises the mayor and Denver City Council on land use matters including planning and zoning. The 11-member board reviews and makes recommendations on rezoning requests, plans, certain district design standards and guidelines, view planes and other land use rules and regulations.

The Denver Planning Board is established through the Denver Revised Municipal Code, Chapter 12, Article II, Division 2. The Planning Board follows the ordinance and the Planning Board By-Laws. For frequently asked questions about the Denver Planning Board, click here.

Board Meetings
Planning Board meetings are held the first and third Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m. Agenda and supporting documents are posted one week prior to each meeting.

Webb Municipal Office Building
201 W Colfax Avenue
Room 4.F.6 and 4.G.2

Planning Board and Public Hearings
The sequence for most cases reviewed by the Denver Planning Board is as follows:

  1. Planning Board meeting (includes a public hearing)
  2. Denver City Council’s Neighborhoods and Planning (NAP) committee meeting (public hearing optional)
  3. Denver City Council meeting (includes a public hearing)

Board Members - Biographies and term limits

 Member Term Expires 
Andy Baldyga, Vice Chair  June 30, 2016
Jim Bershof  June 30, 2016
Don Elliott  June 30, 2018
Renee Martinez-Stone  June 30, 2017
Brittany Morris Saunders  June 30, 2016
Joel Noble  June 30, 2017
Susan Pearce  June 30, 2018
Arleen Taniwaki  June 30, 2017
Julie Underdahl, Chair  June 30, 2018
Frank Schultz  June 30, 2018
Chris Smith  June 30, 2017

Board members are appointed by the mayor for three-year terms on a volunteer basis.  

Contact Us

Contact the Planning Board:

Board Meetings

Next Meeting Date:
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
3 p.m. Click here for the agenda.

Supporting documents:

Previous Meeting Date:

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
3 p.m. Click here for the agenda.

Supporting documents:

Meeting Records

View meeting records to previous meetings.