Welcome to the Chaffee County
Government Website

Our website has been designed to provide information to the public for the various government services provided in Chaffee County.  We recognize that the site must be continually reviewed for additional enhancements to make your visit as productive as possible.  If you are needing additional information that the site cannot provide, please send an e-mail or call us at your earliest convenience.

Office of Emergency Facebook Page

Chaffee County General Contact Info (for a specific office please see the Departments tabs above)

Chaffee County District or County Court

Together Chaffee: Comp Plan Update
Preparing for the future, together.

Together Chaffee is focused on strengthening our community's unique assets and create a more prosperous future for all.  How do we ensure Chaffee County is vibrant and creating opportunity for everyone, while also protecting the things we love that make Chaffee County unique?

Follow the progress on Together Chaffee Facebook or

To view past agendas and minutes of the Board of Commissiners meeting please visit Board of Commissioners Agendas & Minutes or visit the County Clerk Adjunct website at County Clerk

To view past agendas and minutes from other County Boards please visit County Boards.   2019 Board Members

County Resolutions 2000 - 2019

County Public Meeting Policies & Procedures adopted September 10, 2019

Guide to Speaking at Public Meetings

Monthly Meeting Schedule for County Commissioners

The Commissioners meet the first 2 Tuesdays of the month in Salida at the Administrative Building, 104 Crestone Ave., in the Commissioners Meeting Room and on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Buena Vista Annex, 114 Linderman Ave.  Meetings start at 9:00 a.m.  This schedule may change from time to time and will be posted. 

Monthly meetings the Commissioners may attend:
2nd Wednesday 5:00 p.m. Salida Chamber Business After Hours
2nd Thursday 1:00 p.m. Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District , 339 E Hwy 50, Salida
2nd Thursday 5:00 p.m. Buena Vista Chamber Business After Hour

Public Notices, Requests for Proposals and Press Releases

You may view all County Public Notices including, but not limited to, land use, Special Event Permits, request for board members and any other need for public notice.  Requests for Proposals (RFP's) and Press Releases may also be found

Public Notice - 2020 Budget

Public Notice - Sketch Plan for Schwitzer Major Subdivision

Public Notice - Final Plat Hawkins Minor Subdivision

Public Notice - Request for an Alley Way Vacation from Carol Boldt, Mary Jo Frazer 50% Interest and John and Coleen Dunbar 50% Interest

Public Notice - Request for a variance from the Chaffee County On-Site Wastewater System Regulations

Public Notice - Loeffel Heritage Water Subdivision Exemption

Public Notice - County Road 110 Road Dedication

Public Notice - Moltz Heritage Water Subdivision Exemption

Public Notice - Live Nation/7 Peaks Special Event Permit Hearing

Public Notice - 2019 Budget Amendment

Public Notice - County Vehicle Sale

Public Notice - Extending the ban on New Retail Marijuana Establishments (recreational marijuana)

Public Notice - Accepting letters of interest for the Marijuana Excise Tax Advisory Board

County and Community News and Announcements

Updated Dec 5 Salida Turn Lane Installation at Highway 291/County Road 154

Short Term Rental Permitting

Chaffee Common Ground

Envision Chaffee County

Cottonwood Pass Open/Closure Schedule

Chaffee County Housing Need Assessment & Strategy

Chaffee County Regional Socio-Economic Profile

Chaffee County Heath Assessment & Improvement Plan 2017 - 2023

County Resolutions, Ordinances, Proclamations and Procedures of General Interest

Chaffee County Conflict of Interest Policy

Chaffee County Public Meeting Policies and Procedures

Guide to Speaking at Public Hearings

Right to Ranch Conflict Resolution Procedures

Medical & Recreational Marijuana

Resolution 2001-04 - Providing for the control of dogs, vaccinations of dogs and their identification, control of vicious dogs and other animals, the impoundment of animals and describing penalties for violating such provisions.

OHV use on County Roads

Resolution 2017-10 Recognizing the Value of Federal Public Lands to Chaffee County's Economy, Recreation, Heritage and Quality of Life and Supporting Continued Federal Ownership of Federal Public Lands.

Resolution 2017-35  Opposing the Curtailment or Elimination of Grazing Allotments on Federal Public Lands

Resolution 2017-61 - Adopting an Amended and Restated Chaffee County Noxious Weed Management Plan

Resolution 2019-10 - Imposing a Temporary Moratorium on the Submission, Acceptance or Processing of Applications for Development Having a Residential Component Within the Airport Overlay District Pending Consideration of Land Use Code Amendments.

State and Federal Government Information

Fire Restrictions Chaffee County and US Forest

Colorado State Forest Service, Salida District, Wildfire Rating Program


2019 Holiday Schedule

2020 Holiday schedule

2019 Commissioner Meetings Dates

Agendas for County Board meetings may be posted  or amended up to 24 hours before a meeting.  The official posting site for County Board meeting agenda's is at the County Administrative Building, 104 Crestone Ave., Salida.  Agendas are also available below.

   Monthly Meeting

DEC 9 4-5:30PM
Joint Work Session between Planning Commission and Board of Commissioners
Commissioners Meeting Room

DEC 10 9AM
Commissioners Regular Meeting

DEC 10 4:30PM
Work Session between Commissioners and Salida School Board
Kesner Building/School Administrative Building, 349 E 9th St.

DEC 11 9AM
Airport Board Meeting
Harriett Alexander Field'

DEC 12 10-11:30AM
Transportation Board Meeting
Touber Building, Methodist Mt. Room, Salida

DEC 16 3PM
Recovery Management Post Decker Fire
Touber Building, 448 E 1st. St. Salida

DEC 17 9AM
Commissioners Regular Meeting
Buena Vista

DEC 17 3PM
Visitors Bureau Meeting

DEC 24 & 25

DEC 31 & JAN 1

Commissioners Regular Meeting

JAN 9 12:30-3PM
Focus Group w/County Comprehensive Planning Consultant & Housing Policy Advisory Committee (HPAC) regarding Housing Goals
Sangre de Cristo Electric Association Community Room, 29780 U.S. Hwy. 24, Buena Vista

JAN 13 9AM
Regular meeting of Landfill Committee, Board of Human Services and Board of Health followed by Work Session

JAN 14 9AM
Commissioners Regular Meeting

JAN 20
Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

JAN 21 9AM
Commissioners Regular Meeting
Buena Vista

JAN 22 9AM
Airport Advisory Board Meeting
Harriet Alexander Field

JAN 22 3PM
Visitors Bureau Meeting

Planning Commission Work Session followed by Regular Meeting






















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