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.

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

Chaffee County Director of Housing
Becky Gray
448 E 1st St., Salida

Chaffee County District or County Court

To view past agendas and minutes of the Board of Commissiners meeting please visit the County Clerk's Page

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 in Buena Vista at the School District Offices, 113 N. Court.  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 on this page.

Sketch Plan for the Lion Mountain Minor Subdivision

Sketch Plan for the Melton Minor Subdivision

Sketch Plan for the Vista Sawatch Major Subdivision

Request for a Special Event Permit from Red Bull Media House of North America, Inc. regarding certain county road closures.

A request for a Minor Subdivision Exemption from Arthur Stone

Board of Adjustment Application from Town of Buena Vista for a height variance for a water tank.

Chaffee County Services Annex Request for Qualifications

County and Community Information

US 285 Wildlife Underpass Construction 

Live Nation Resolution 2018-22

Envision Chaffee County

Cottonwood Pass Open/Closure Schedule

Chaffee County Housing Need Assessment & Strategy

Chaffee County Heath Assessment & Improvement Plan 2017 - 2023

County Resolutions, Ordinances and Procedures of General Interest

BOCC Proclamation Envision Chaffee County

Chaffee County Conflict of Interest Policy

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

State and Federal Government Information

Fire Restrictions Chaffee County and US Forest

USFS Fireworks Warning June 25

Colorado State Forest Service, Salida District, Wildfire Rating Program

Colorado Department of Transportation Highway 285 Wildlife Underpass along the corridor near Nathrop



2018 Holiday Schedule

2018 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

AUG 15 5PM
Civility in Leadership:The Opioid Epidemic Discussion
Salida SteamPlant, 220 W Sackett

AUG 16 1PM
Seven Peaks Music Festival Staff Meeting
Office of Emergency Management, 16550 Hwy 285

AUG 16 3PM
Marijuana Excise Tax Advisory Board
Commissioner's Meeting Room

Aug 16 6PM
Seven Peaks Festival Citizen meeting
Watershed BV, 410 E Main, Buena Vista

AUG 20 10AM
Unmanned Aircraft Board Meeting

AUG 21 9AM
Commissioner's Regular Meeting
Buena Vista

AUG 21 4PM
Planning Commission Special Work Session

AUG 22 10AM
Commissioner's Special Meeting Amended
Buena Vista Annex, 112 Linderman Ave.

AUG 23 10AM-2PM
Colorado Counties, Inc. Mt. District Meeting
Poncha Springs Town Hall, 333 Burnett Ave.

AUG 29
Planning Commission Work Session followed by Regular Meeting

AUG 20 6PM
Intergovernmental Meeting with Poncha Springs, Buena Vista, & Salida
Poncha Springs Chipeta Park

AUG 29 9AM
Airport Advisory Board Meeting
Harriet Alexander Field

Closed for Labor Day

Commissioner's Regular Meeting

SEP 6 6:30PM
Fair Committee Meeting

SEP 10 9AM
Regular Meeting of Landfill Committee, Boards of Health & Human Services

SEP 11 9AM
Commissioners' Regular Meeting

SEP 18 9AM
Commissioner's Regular Meeting
Buena Vista

SEP  25 3PM
Visitors Bureau Meeting

SEP 25 4PM
Planning Commission Work Session Followed by Regular Meeting

SEP 26 9AM
Airport Advisory Board Meeting
Harriet Alexander Field






















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