It is an independent appeals board for the zoning enforcement division of Neighborhood Inspection Services and the Zoning Administration. It handles cases in which citizens object to Orders to Cease and Desist or Denials of permit applications, or other actions taken under the City’s Zoning Ordinance, and grants permits with Special Exception Review (ZPSE).
Is the Board of Adjustment open during the COVID-19 colsures?
We are still open, but we are all working from home at this time. You can reach us by email if there's anything we can help you with.
Justin Gumo – Justin.Gumo@denvergov.org
Phillip Williams – Phillip.Williams@denvergov.org
Austin Keithler – Austin.Keithler@denvergov.org
General Office Inquiries – firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I file a case even if the office is closed?
Yes. To file a case with us, please email the following to email@example.com.
Once the cashier gets in touch with you and receives payment, your case will be filed.
When will my case be heard?
We have resumed BOA hearings on May 19, 2020. As of May 19, 2020 we are scheduling new cases around 6-8 weeks out. This will change depending on the number of new cases filed with our office.
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are modifying several of our hearing policies. Please see the Information Sheet for hearing policies.
One of the largest changes is that the BOA will now be conducting hearings with a virtual attendance option through Cisco Webex, in an effort to promote social distancing. Physical attendance is still an option at the Webb Municipal Bldg., room 2.H.14, but we do encourage virtual attendance. Please see the Information Sheet for information on how to join the virtual meeting or follow the web link through our Current Docket page.
Another change is that we will now require any documents including exhibits and letters of support or opposition to be submitted no later than 8:00AM on the Monday prior to the Tuesday hearing. This will allow us to ensure that Board members, City staff, Appellants, and any interested parties will have digital access to all submitted materials. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Please contact our office with any questions.
1. Action you're appealing (Typically an Order to Cease and Desist or an Informal Denial)
2. Our application (Available here)
3. A copy of your plans
4. The name and phone number of the person responsible for the filing fee. We do not take payment directly, but we will have the cashier get in touch with them to get the payment processed.
Once the filing fee is paid, the application is officially filed and we will work on getting a hearing scheduled. .
Wellington Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Avenue, 2nd Floor
Denver, CO 80202
Directions: The building is located on Colfax Avenue, approximately 2 blocks west of Broadway. The Office and Hearing Room (2.H.14) are located on the 2nd floor at the northeastern end of the building, near Court Place and 15th Street.
Board of Adjustment for Zoning Appeals
201 W Colfax Ave., Dept 201
Denver, CO 80202
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Outside Denver Call (720) 913-1311
TTY Service: 720-913-8479