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)
ccinfo@chaffeecounty.org OR 719.539.2218

Chaffee County District or County Court

To view all public notices, RFP and News Releases you may go to Public Notices   All Land Use items may be found on this page (and may link you to the Planning Commission page for items to be heard by the Planning Commission)

At this time all County Board meetings are being held via ZOOM.  For Board of Commissioner Meetings you may join meetings at Join Meeting (ID# 109 079 543).  For other County Board meetings you may join meetings at Join Meeting (ID# 423 829 0633) or as posted under the agenda in the right hand column. 
For phone in information you may click here.

During this time of the COVID-19 Public Health crisis the Commissioners will be doing virtual meetings with other County Departments and entities on Mondays and Thursdays beginning at 4PM .  Join Meeting  (ID# 137 340 360) If other days are scheduled they will be posted in the right hand column.

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 at www.togetherchaffeecounty.org.

Draft Together Chaffee County Comprehensive Plan Part 1 

Draft Together Chaffee County Comprehensive Plan Part 2 1 of 3
Draft Together Chaffee County Comprehensive Plan Part 2 2 of 3
Draft Together Chaffee County Comprehensive Plan Part 2 3 of 3

Buena Vista FLU   Salida FLU   Poncha Springs FLU   Mid-Valley FLU

9/17/2020 Comp Plan Presentation

12/15/2020 Consider Final Adoption of Comp Plan

County Information

To view past agendas and minutes of the Board of Commissioners 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.   2020 Board Members

County Resolutions

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. AT THIS TIME ALL COUNTY MEETINGS ARE BEING HELD AS ZOOM MEETINGS.

Monthly meetings the Commissioners may attend:
2nd Wednesday 5:00 p.m. Salida Chamber Business After Hours
2nd Thursday 5:00 p.m. Buena Vista Chamber Business After Hour

County and Community News and Announcements

Chaffee County Community Wildfire Protection Plan

Short Term Rental Permitting

Chaffee Common Ground

Chaffee County Heritage Area Advisory Board

Envision Chaffee County

Cottonwood Pass Open/Closure Schedule NOW OPEN

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 2017-61 - 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


2020 Commissioner Meeting Dates

2020 Holiday schedule

Agendas for County Board meetings may be posted  or amended up to 24 hours before a meeting.  The official posting site for Chaffee County is the Chaffee County Website.  Public Notices and Agendas are also posted at the Administrative Office, 104 Crestone Ave,. Salida

   Monthly Meeting 

Commissioners Regular Meeting
Join Meeting
ID# 109 079 543

Airport Advisory Board Meeting
Phone In TBA

DEC 14 9AM
Regular Meeting of Landfill Committee followed by Boards of Human Services and Human Heath
Join Meeting
ID # 109 079 543

DEC 14 5:30PM
Board of Adjustment Regular Meeting
Join Meeting
ID# 432 829 0633

DEC 15 9AM
Commissioners Regular Meeting
Join Meeting
ID# 109 079 543

DEC 15 6PM
Planning Commission Work Session followed by Regular Meeting
Join Meeting
ID# 432 829 0633

DEC 24 and 25 
Closed for the Christmas Holiday

DEC 31 and JAN 1
Closed for the New Years Holiday






















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