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Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment, a quasi-judicial body, consists of seven members appointed by the Lakewood City Council to serve four-year terms.  The members of the Board of Adjustment shall be those individuals appointed to serve as the Planning Commission

The Board hears and makes decisions on requests by property owners for variances from development regulations. The most common requests for variances relate to setbacks, fences and building heights.

The Board also hears and makes decisions on appeals from any order, requirement, decision or determination made by any administrative official charged with enforcement of the zoning ordinance. All decisions are made by a majority vote of the members present at the meeting.


  • Glenda Sinks, Ward 1 (Term ends: 3/31/2020)
  • Julia Kirkpatrick, Ward 2 (Term ends: 3/31/2018)
  • Johann Cohn, Ward 3 (Term ends: 3/31/2018)
  • Robert Eadie, Ward 4 (Term ends: 3/31/2019)
  • Dale Miller, Ward 5 (Term ends: 3/31/2017)
  • Henry Hollender, at-large (Term ends: 3/31/2017)
  • Carrie Mesch, at-large (Term ends: 3/31/2017)


7 p.m.
First Wednesday of the month, as needed
City Council Chambers, Civic Center South
480 S. Allison Pkwy, Lakewood, CO 80226 map


Upcoming meeting agendas


*Meetings are held when the Board of Adjustment has an item for consideration.

Boards and Commissions Appointment Coordinator

Ethen Westbrook

City Clerk’s Office


Board of Adjustment Liaisons

Diana Brown-Evens, Secretary to the Board of Adjustment, 303-987-7505,

Contact Information:

City Clerk's Office
Civic Center South
480 S. Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-7080
Planning-Development Assistance
North Building
470 S. Allison Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-7505


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11/7/2016  7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
11/9/2016  7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
11/14/2016  7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
11/16/2016  7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
11/21/2016  7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
11/23/2016  7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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