V. Referral Process
As part of the cooperative planning process, the City of Boulder and Boulder County have established the following referral process for certain types of land use and public improvements activity within the Boulder Valley. A referral is a written communication from the Planning Department of either the city or the county to the Planning Department of either the county or the city, respectively, in which there is contained either a request for or a response to a request for review and comment on the above-described
Responses to all referrals will be based upon the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan, including all applicable policies, maps, and implementation documents, and applicable codes, agreements, ordinances, and resolutions of the respective jurisdictions.
All referral requests and responses of departments of the city and the county will be received, reviewed and communicated through the respective planning departments, with the understanding that referral responses may be reviewed by the Planning Board or Planning Commission and/or the City Council or Board of County Commissioners at the referee’s discretion.
Complete referral responses will be made promptly. The referrer will consider all referral responses or the fact that there have been no responses before proceeding with the activity proposed.
The city will not grant or deny applications for out-of-city water and sewer permits for development activities in Area II unless it has ﬁrst received a referral response from the county.
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