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Planning Commission - Application


  1. 1. About the Position
  2. 2. Enter Your Info
  3. 3. Applicant Questionnaire
  4. 4. Add Documents & Submit
  • About the Position

    1. The Planning Commission makes recommendations to the City Council on land use issues such as rezoning, subdivisions, planned unit developments, and site and architectural plan reviews. The Commission also makes decisions on special use reviews.

    2. -Submit application, a current resume, and a letter of interest addressed to the Mayor and City Council.
      -Applications will be reviewed by the nominating committee. Selected applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

    3. -The seven members serve four-year terms.
      -Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday and following Wednesday of the month at 7 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
      -Learn more:
      Planning Commission home page | Establishing Document | Citizen's Guide to Planning Commission

    4. -Resident of Lafayette for at least 12 months (prior to appointment)
      -Registered voter
      -Attend monthly meetings
      -May be required to attend other meetings or volunteer at special events to promote work of the committee.

      View Full Job Description

    5. There are no minimum skills and abilities that an applicant must have to be appointed as a Planning Commissioner, however, there are skills and abilities that make a quality Planning Commissioner. Please review the Full Job Description for this list.

    6. For more information, contact Paul Rayl, Planning Manager, by phone at 303-661-1269, or by email.

    7. -Please use the CONTINUE button below to fill out your application online.
      -Supplemental materials (resume/letter) will need to be in PDF format to be uploaded.

      -If you are unable to apply online, print this paper version and return it by the deadline to: Paul Rayl/Planning Commission at the Planning and Building Dept., 1290 S. Public Road, Lafayette, Colorado 80026 (fax: 303-665-2153, email