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. 

A request for a Limited Impact Review from Andrew Brown for the Canyon River Instruction Outpost

Final Plat for the Ken Cook/Jessica Jones Minor Subdivision

Final Plat for the Van Deel Minor Subdivision

Preliminary Plat for the Oro Vista Major Subdivision

A request for a Limited Impact Review from Town of Buena Vista for a 2nd water tank

Consideration of adoption of 2017 Regulation 43 (Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems)

A request to the Board of Adjustment for a height variance from the Town of Buena Vista for a 2nd water tank.

A request to the Board of Adjustment for a variance from Xcel for a setback for a regulator station & protective shed.

County and Community Information

Chaffee County 2018 Fair Schedule July 19 - July 29

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

JUL 20 - JUL 31
Chaffee County Fair

JUL 27 3PM
Visitors Bureau Meeting

JUL 25 9AM
Airport Advisory Board Meeting

JUL 26 & 27 TBA
Board of Equalization Hearings
Commissioner's Meeting Room

JUL 31 9AM
Commissioner's Sitting as Board of Equalization

JUL 31 4PM
Planning Commission Regular Meeting
Buena Vista School District Offices, 113 N Court

AUG 2 6:30PM
Fair Committee Meeting

AUG 7 9:00AM
Commissioner's Regular Meeting

AUG 7 5:30PM
Board of Adjustment Meeting

AUG 13 9AM
Regular meeting of Landfill Committee, Boards of Heath & Human Services followed by Work Session

AUG 14 9AM
Commissioner's Regular Meeting

AUG 21 9AM
Commissioner's Regular Meeting
Buena Vsita

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 29 9AM
Airport Advisory Board Meeting
Harriet Alexander Field






















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