Planning & Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Commission’s responsibilities include hearing, recommending and/or determining matters relating to zoning, planning or subdivision control, recommending boundaries of the various zoning districts, and exercising the duties and powers of the Land Use code and applicable laws of the State of Colorado.


  • 6:30 p.m.
  • First Tuesday of the month, special meetings held on the third Tuesday of the month
  • Cortez City Hall
    123 Roger Smith Avenue
    Cortez, CO 81321


  • Robert Rime, Chairman
  • Emily Waldron , Vice-Chair
  • Vacant, Member
  • Jim Skvorc, Member
  • Katrina Weiss, Member

Membership Requirements

The Planning and Zoning Commission consists of nine members: five members of whom shall be registered electors of the city and shall be appointed by the city council, consisting of the city manager, the zoning administrator, the city engineer, and the mayor of the City Council.

Visit the Community & Economic Development Landing Page

View the Cortez Land Use Code

View the City of Cortez Code of Ordinances