Planning Commission

Regular Meetings 
  • Third Tuesday of each month
  • Start time and location may vary - verify on published agenda
Workshops 
  • First Tuesday of each month, or as required
  • Start time and location may vary - verify on published agenda
Agendas, Packets & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings, and packet materials can be accessed by clicking the links within the agenda.  Minutes are available following approval.   View 2016 Agendas, Packets, and Minutes  View Archived Minutes

Current Work:
  • The Planning Commission is currently reviewing direction from the BOCC regarding High County Development and Regulations. 
  • The Planning Commission is currently working on development of a new section for the Land Use Code to address Telecommunication Facilities and Structures.
  • The Planning Commission is also developing a recommendation regarding potential revisions to the Ouray County Wildfire Mitigation Regulations. 

About the Commission


  • The Ouray County Planning Commission was established by Resolution 52, 1970 - Dated December 21, 1970. 
  • The Ouray County Board of County Commissioners increased membership to 7 regular members and 1 alternate on May 26, 2015. 
Members
The member number was set per section 19.6 of the Ouray County Land Use Code. Current members, serving a three-year term, are:
Name Appointed to term Term Expires Note
Randy Parker, Chair March 17, 2015 March 17, 2018 1st appointed on 4/3/2012
Craig Jackman, Vice Chair April 20, 2016 April 20, 2019 1st appointed on 6/12/2013
April Orgren April 20, 2016 April 20, 2019 1st appointed on 4/20/2016
Sheelagh Williams March 17, 2015 March 17, 2018 1st appointed on 3/1/2010
John Baskfield March 11, 2014 March 1, 2017 1st appointed on 3/1/2011
John Peters March 11, 2014 March 1, 2017 1st appointed on 3/11/2014
Patsy Miller March 16, 2015 March 16, 2018 1st appointed on 3/16/2015
Chris Carr - Alternate March 16, 2015 March 16, 2018 1st appointed on 3/16/2015