Adjustments & Appeals

Two seats are vacant on the Board and Adjustment and Appeals. For more information on the openings or to apply for a vacant seat, please contact the City Clerk, 123Roger Smith Ave, Cortez, phone 564-4008.

The Board of Adjustment and Appeals responsibilities include: to hear and decide appeals, to permit variance or modifications of the height of structures, yard area, and lot coverage, and grant variances from flood hazard standards.


  • As Needed
  • Cortez City Hall
    123 Roger Smith Avenue


  • Glenn Leighton , Chairman
  • Rebecca Levy, Member
  • Katrina Weiss, Member
  • Lance McDaniel, Member
  •  Alan Rolston, Member

Membership Requirements

There are five members appointed by City Council, with no more than two members from the current Planning and Zoning Commission elected. No member of the City Council shall serve on the Board of Adjustment and Appeals. View Board information in the Cortez Land Use Code. Information is in Chapter Six.