Archuleta County Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is the land use planning advisory group for the County reporting to the Board of County Commissioners in the administration of the Archuleta County Land Use Regulations.


Anita Hooton, Chair
Lisa Jensen, Vice-Chair
David Parker
Betty Louise Shahan

The Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners is seeking volunteers to serve on the Archuleta County Planning Commission. Applicants must be County Residents with duties to Include: recommendations regarding subdivision regulations, zoning, and development projects along with amending the Community Plan. Regular meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. In the County Commissioner's Meeting Room at 398 Lewis St. Please call Jamie at 970-264-8309 or email jjones@ to inquire and request an application. Published August 1, 8 and 15, 2019 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

  • One un-expired term through 11/2020 for immediate appointment
  • One three-year term through 11/2023 starting in November.
  • Associate member appointment available at the Board's discretion.


Planning Commission meetings are generally scheduled for 6:00 p.m. the 4th Wednesdays of each month, except for during the holiday season, at the Archuleta County Administration Building, 398 Lewis St, Pagosa Springs, CO.  Policy meetings are scheduled the 2nd Wednesday of selected months.  Special sessions are held at the call of the Chair.  Please check the agenda section for details on upcoming meetings. 
Agendas and Minutes