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

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 Hours

Public Notices and Requests for Proposals

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) may also be found on this page. 

Marijuana Excise Tax Advisory Board Member (METAB)
Brady Minor Subdivision - Sketch Plan
Lantz Minor Subdivision
Broadview Rural Open Space Incentive
Swarny Minor Subdivision
Land Use Code Updates
Longhorn Ranch Major Subdivision Final Plat
Accepting Letters of Interest for Planning Commission and the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Advisory Board
Special Event Permit for Banana Belt Mountain Bike Race
Adams Agricultural Subdivision Exemption

County and Community Information

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

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

Colorado State Forest Service, Salida District, Wildfire Rating Program




2017 Holiday Schedule

2017 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

JULY 22-AUG 30 All Day
Chaffee County Fair

Planning Commission Meeting
Commissioners Meeting Room

JULY 26 10:00AM
Airport Advisory Board Meeting Cancelled
Harriet Alexander Field

Commissioners Regular Meeting

D.A. Budget Hearing

Commissioners Regular Meeting

AUG 14 9AM
Regular meeting of Land Fill Committee, Board of Health & Board of Human Services followed by Work Session

AUG 15 9AM
Commissioners Regular Meeting
Buena Vista

AUG 22 3PM
Visitors Bureau Meeting
Buena Vista Annex

AUG 23 9AM
Airport Advisory Board Meeting
Salida Airport at Harriet Alexander Field

AUG 29 4PM
Planning Commission
Work Session followed by Regular Meeting at 6PM























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