Zoning Board of Adjustments

Zoning Board of Adjustments

The Zoning Board serves as Pitkin's authority on zoning matters.  Variance requests can be made by completing THIS FORM.  Completed variance request applications can filed be via the Town Clerk or directly with James Sharpton, Chair of the Zoning Board.  Suspected zoning violations may be filed with the Town Clerk or directly with the Zoning Enforcment official  - (position currently unfilled).

Pitkin's current zoning code: 2012 Zoning Code with 2013 Amendment.  **NOTE - the 2012 Zoning Code Appendix C contains a repealed OWTS ordinance.  The current OWTS ordinance can be found HERE


Jesse Garetson


Contact Jesse Garetson by phone at (620)668-0046


Rodger Lull

Contact Rodger Lull by email rslull@aol.com


Ramon Reed

Contact Ramon Reed by phone at (970)641-5184 or email ramon@ramonreed.com


James Sharpton

Contact James Sharpton by phone at (970)641-0252 or email jameslois@msn.com



Building Inspector: Rand Makowski

Assistant Building Inspector: Tom Gibb

Building permits must reviewed by two members of the Zoning Board of adjustments and signed and approved by a building inspector prior to construction.  Permit applications may be submitted to the Town Clerk or one of the building inspectors.  All inspections associated with new construction and/or repairs must be completed by a building inspector.  To schedule an inspection, please email the builing inspectors at: pitkinbuildinginspector@gmail.com.  Well permits are required within Town limits and can be obtained from a building inspector. For permit questions contact Rand Makowski by phone at: (970)641-4057 or Tom Gibb by phone at (970)787-0780. 

Building permit application