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NOTICE: Board of County Commissioners Public Hearing on NRCD Land Use Code Update

The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will consider proposed text amendments to Land Use Code Article 4-116 Niwot Rural Community District and related provisions on Tuesday, March 12, at 2 p.m.. Public testimony will be taken.

What: Board of County Commissioners hearing to consider update to NRCD Land Use Code

When: Tuesday, March 12, at 2 p.m

Where: Boulder County Courthouse, 1325 Pearl St., Boulder

Advance online sign-up for anyone wishing to speak at the hearing is available at

Speakers will be organized in the order their online entry is received. The list of assigned speaking times will be posted one week in advance of the public hearing and on the day of the hearing at

  • Assigned time slots are approximate and speakers must be present when they are called to speak. Limit 3 min. per speaker. Pooled time is also available up to 10 minutes.

  • Anyone who misses their appointed speaking time will be added to the end of the list.

  • The public testimony part of the hearing is expected to begin at approximately 2:30 p.m. (following a presentation by Land Use staff and questions by the Board). Speaking times will be assigned in order of online sign-ups.

  • In-person sign-ups will be taken on the day of the hearing starting at 1:30 p.m. (30 minutes in advance of the 2 p.m. hearing), and will be placed at the end of the speaker list following online sign-ups.

  • Those wishing to sign up for pooled time will need to include the names and addresses for anyone donating time to the designated pool speaker.

Other Ways to Comment

In-Person Speaker Sign-ups: Members of the public will be able to speak at the hearing whether or not they have signed up online in advance of the hearing. The county commissioners will continue to take public testimony at the hearing until all speakers have had an opportunity to comment.


Written comments may be submitted at any time through the online Niwot NRCD Comment Form or mailed to the Boulder County Commissioners’ Office, P.O. Box 471, Boulder, CO 80306. Comments received by 8 a.m. on Monday, March 11, will be considered by the Board of County Commissioners prior to the March 12 public hearing.



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