Adjustment and Appeals

City of Cortez Board of Adjustment and Appeals

The Board of Adjustment and Appeals' responsibilities include: to hear and decide appeals, to permit variances 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, Cortez, CO 81321


  • Glenn Leighton, Chairman
  • Katrina Weiss, Member
  • Bob Bright, Member
  • Alan Rolston, Member
  • Orly Lucero, 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.