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 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

Information regarding the Decker Fire

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, 112 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 on this page.

Public Notice Updated - To consider Final Plat for Mountain Shadows Major Subdivision

Public Notice - To consider Nola Minor Subdivision Final Plat, Williamson Minor Subdivision Final Plat, Crosswinds Major Subdivision Sketch Plan, SMC Ranch Major Subdivision Sketch Plan.

Public Notice - Board of Commissioners sitting as Board of Health - To consider a request for a variance to the Onsite Wastewater Treatment System.

Public Notice - To consider request for Rio Frio Minor Subdivision Sketch Plan and AVA Rafting Limited Impact Review.

County and Community News and Announcements

Short Term Rental Permitting

Marijuana Excise Tax Advisory Board 2020 Grant Cycle

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 2017-46 - Establishing the Chaffee County Marijuana Excise Tax Advisory Board

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

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

SEP 19 3-4:30PM
Marijuana Excise Tax Advisory Board Meeting
Commissioners Meeting Room

SEP 20 All Day
DA Budget Hearings
Canon City

SEP 23 8:15AM
Commissioner Special Meeting Sept 23 Amended

SEP 23 9AM
Common Ground Advisory Board Meeting
Commissioners Meeting Room

SEP 23 5PM
BV Main Street Community Dinner
Main Street

SEP 24 3PM
Visitors Bureau Meeting
Poncha Springs Town Hall, 330 Burnett Ave.

SEP 24 6PM
Planning Commission Regular Meeting

SEP 25 9AM
Airport Advisory Board Meeting
Harriet Alexander Field

SEP 25 2:30PM
Public Health Meet & Greet with State Health Director
Buena Vista Annex

SEP 28 5-9:30PM
Jewell Ball

Commissioners Regular Meeting

OCT 3 6:30PM
Fair Committee Meeting

OCT 7 9-11AM
Common Ground Advisory Committee Meeting
Commissioner Meeting Room

Commissioner Regular Meeting

OCT 14 9AM
Regular Meeting of Landfill Committee, Boards of Health & Human Services

OCT 15 9AM
Commissioners Regular Meeting
Buena Vista

OCT 16 6-8PM
Meeting w/Pueblo West, Hill Ranch Landowners and County

OCT 21 1-3PM
Common Ground Advisory Committee Meeting
Commissioner Meeting Room

OCT 22 3PM
Visitors Bureau Meeting
Buena Vista TBA

OCT 23 9AM
Airport Advisory Board Meeting
Harriet Alexander Field

OCT 29 4PM
Planning Commission Meeting
Commissioner Meeting Room






















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