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


  • Danny Giannone, Chairman
  • Rebecca Levy, Vice-Chair
  • Tom Butler, Member
  • Rachel Medina, Member
  • Robert Rime, Member

Membership Requirements

The Planning and Zoning Commission consists of nine members: five members appointed by City Council who shall be real-estate-owning, qualified taxpaying electors of the city, and four of the members shall be ex-officio members without vote, consisting of the city manager, the zoning administrator, the city engineer, and the mayor of the City Council.

View the Cortez Land Use Code.

View the City of Cortez Code of Ordinances.