Planning Commission

The Planning Commission adopts and certifies the County’s Master Plan, reviews and makes recommendations on land use applications, conducts studies on future growth and land use, and recommends zoning and subdivision regulation amendments to the Board of County Commissioners.

For information on providing public testimony please view the Guide to Speaking at Land Use Meetings and Hearings.

Meeting Schedule

The Planning Commission generally meets the first and third Mondays of the month, however, adjustments may be made for holidays.  Administrative Organization Meetings begin at 6 p.m. and Public Hearings begin at 7 p.m. at the Philip S. Miller Building, 100 Third St., Castle Rock.  Planning Commission meetings are streamed online for your convenience.


Regular and alternate members are appointed by Commissioner Districts and serve three-year terms.

Current Members:

Gary Godden – District I – Lone Tree
Bill Vincent – District I – Parker
Abe Laydon – District I  – Lone Tree
Peter Bierbaum – District II – Larkspur
Pam Schenck-Kelly – District II – Castle Rock
Clarence Hughes – District II – Castle Rock
David Simonson – District III – Highlands Ranch
Kurt Huffman – District III – Highlands Ranch
Erik Bostrom – District III – Highlands Ranch
James Geskey- District I Alternate – Parker
Katia De Orbegoso – District II Alternate – Roxborough
Andy Markusfeld – District III Alternate