High Interest Cases

The cases listed on this page have been deemed high interest because of the amount of community feedback early on in the process. Information for all active cases can be found using our Permit Search tool or our new Ongoing Applications and Permits Map.

For more information about what happens during the hearing process and how cases get approved or denied, see the Hearing Process section at the bottom of this page.


21-121001PF: Ken Caryl Ranch North Plains Filing No. 1

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21-136270PF: Ken Caryl Ranch North Plains Filing No. 2

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Hearing Process

Once the review of a case is complete, or any remaining comments are minor enough such that they can be listed as conditions of approval, the case will be scheduled for public hearing. Depending on the type of case, there are different boards that will hear the case and make a final decision.

Board of Adjustment

  • Variances
  • Special Exceptions
  • Appeals of the Director of Planning and Zoning’s written decisions, determinations and interpretations

The Board of Adjustment meets Wednesday mornings at 9:00 AM. The Board of Adjustment will review the case, view presentations from both Staff and the Applicant, and hear Public Testimony. Citizens who wish to provide public testimony will have three minutes, and Homeowners Associations registered with the county will have 10 minutes. They will then make the final decision on the application.

Planning Commission

  • Rezonings
  • Special Uses
  • Special District Service Plans
  • Subdivision Plats

The Planning Commission meets Wednesday evenings at 6:15 PM. The Planning Commission will review the case, view presentations from both Staff and the Applicant, and hear Public Testimony. Citizens who wish to provide public testimony will have three minutes, and Homeowners Associations registered with the county will have 10 minutes. They will then make a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners.

Board of County Commissioners

  • Rezonings
  • Special Uses
  • Vacations
  • Special District Service Plans
  • Subdivision Plats

The Board of County Commissioners meets on Tuesdays at 8:00 AM, typically 20 days following the Planning Commission. The Board of County Commissioners will also review the case, view presentations from both staff and the applicant, and hear public testimony. Citizens who wish to provide public testimony will have three minutes, and Homeowners Associations registered with the county will have 10 minutes. They will then make the final decision on the application.

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