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Adjustments & Appeals
A seat is vacant on the Board and Adjustment and Appeals.  For more information on the opening or to apply for the vacant seat, please contact the City Clerk, 210 East Main Street, 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
  • Grace Speck Room
          Cortez City Hall 
          210 East Main Street

  • Glenn Leighton, Chairman
  • Chris Eastin, Vice-Chairman
  • Tim Kline, Member
  • Vacant
  • Vacant

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. To view Board information in the Cortez Land Use Code, click here.  Information is in Chapter Six.