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104 Crestone Avenue
Room 125
P.O. Box 699
Salida, Colorado 81201

719.530.5566 (phone)
719.530.9208 (fax)

Monday - Friday
8 am - 12 pm
1pm - 4pm

Planning Commision & Pending Land Use Applications

Chaffee County Planning Commission

The Planning Commission consists of seven members, selected and appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, serving three year terms. The Planning Commission reviews land use applications for compliance with County regulations and makes recommendations on those applications to the Board of Commissioners.  The Planning Commission is also charged with the responsibility of reviewing and updating the County Comprehensive Plan and works with staff to develop policies and make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners on regulation and policy changes. Planning Commission members are: Mike Allen, Chair, Karin Adams, Vice-Chair, Rick Shovald, Rob Treat, Tracy Vandaveer, Bruce Cogan, Dan McCabe, Doug Welch and Marjo Curgus .

Regular meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted on the agenda.  Work Sessions vary in beginning time but will be noted on the agenda.  Please see agendas for meeting places.  Agendas are also posted on the Home Page2017 meeting dates

Please note that it is inappropriate to personally contact individual County Commissioners or Planning Commission members while an application is pending.  Such contact is considered ex parte communication and will have to be disclosed as part of the public hearing on the matter.  If you have any concerns, you should contact staff, write a letter or present your concerns at the public meeting so you comments can be made part of the record.

All meetings will be heard in the Commissioners Meeting Room, 104 Crestone Ave., Salida, unless other wise posted. 

 Planning Commission Meeting Agenda for April 25, 2017

The application made by ACA Products and the Holman Family for the RB Gravel Pit Major Impact Review will be continued to the Planning Commission meeting May 30, 2017.  The Planning Commission will receive an update on the application but NO DECISIONS WILL BE MADE and no public input will be taken.  The Board of Commissioners will receive and update on the application on May 9, 2017 but NO DECISIONS WILL BE MADE  and no public comment will be taken.

Pending Land Use Applications:
Please note all times are approximate.  Public hearings may start after the scheduled times but will not start before scheduled times. 

ACA/Holman Major Impact Review - This item has been scheduled for the Planning Commission meeting on April 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. and the Board of Commissioners meeting on May 9, 2017, meeting beginning at 9:00 a.m. Both meetings will be held in the Commissioners Meeting Room.
Public Notice Updated 04.18.17
Public Notice
Site Plan
Traffic Analysis
Water Analysis
Stormwater Management Plan
Public Service Easement
Buena Vista Pit Bond
MSHA Inspections Requirements
MSHA Guide for Noise Control
Example of ACA Pit Permit with Opacity
Power Point presented at Oct. 25, 2016 meeting
Chaffee County Road & Bridge Supervisor Report
CR 140 Curve Measurements
PI Test Results
Colorado Parks & Wildlife Comments
Statement of No Impact
Department of Engery/Western Area Power Administration 08.17.16
Department of Engery/Western Area Power Administration 04.05.17
Staff Report
Staff Report Updated Oct. 20th
Staff Report Updated Nov 17th
Staff Report Supplement

The following items have been approved and pending the next application process

Longhorn Ranch Major Subdivision - The Sketch Plan - This was application was approved by the Board of Commissioners on April 11, 2017

Double Helix Minor Subdivision - Sketch Plan - This application was sent to agencies on March 13, 2017.

Helca Crossing Minor Subdivision - Sketch Plan - This application was approved by the Planning Commission on January 31, 2017.
Notice of Decision

Salida Airpark Subdivision - Preliminary Plat - This application was sent to agencies for review on January 4, 2017.
Drainage Report
Soils Report
Civil Engineering Report
Traffic Study
Agency Comments

Cozart Estates Rural Open Space Incentive - Sketch Plan - This application was approved by the Planning Commission on May 31, 2016.



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