Planning Commission


  • Pre-Meeting: 5:30 p.m.
  • Public Hearing: 6:15 p.m.
  • 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th (if applicable) Wednesday of each month
  • Pre-Meeting
    Jefferson County Administration and Courts Facility
    100 Jefferson County Parkway
    Room 1566/67
    Golden, CO 80419
  • Public Hearing
    Jefferson County Administration and Courts Facility
    100 Jefferson County Parkway
    Hearing Room One
    Golden, CO 80419

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Regular Members

  • Tim Rogers, Chairman
    Expires: 9/30/20; 1st Appointed: 3/31/11
  • Tom Hatton
    Expires 9/30/22; 1st Appointed 4/16/13
  • Adam Schiche
    Expires 9/30/20; 1st Appointed 4/1/16
  • Gail Spencer
    Expires 9/30/20; 1st appointed 4/1/16
  • Jesse Bank
    Expires 9/30/21; 1st appointed 4/1/17
  • Heath Phillips
    Expires 9/30/21; 1st appointed 10/3/17
  • Wendy Spencer
    Expires 9/30/22; 1st Appointed 10/01/18

Associate Members

  • Robert Watkins
    Expires 9/30/20; 1st Appointed 10/01/18
  • Vacant

Board Information

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.

Board 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.

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.

For a complete list of vacancies, visit the Boards & Commissions Vacancies page.

Watch the Planning Commission Hearings

The Planning Commission hearings are streamed live on our Meetings and Informational Videos page. If you missed a live meeting, you can always watch the recorded meeting and find the agendas, minutes, resolutions and other supplementary documents organized by hearing day.


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