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.

Office of Emergency Facebook Page

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

County Public Meeting Policies & Procedures adopted September 10, 2019

Guide to Speaking at Public Meetings

Important Census Information

In an effort to meet the constitutional and legislative requirements to count the U.S. population, in preparation for the upcoming 2020 census, Census Bureau temporary field staff will work in neighborhoods across the United States to conduct surveys using a laptop computer.  Field Staff will be knocking on doors in order to verify addresses and gather information on additional living quarters  Census employees will be in neighborhoods nation-wide knocking on doors from JANUARY 16TH through MARCH 30TH, conducting survey operation.  Census employees have electric devices with the Census logo, a black Census canvas I.D. and Census identification.  The Census will NEVER ASK FOR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS, MONEY OR FOR BANK ACCOUNT INFOR.  For any questions call 301.763.1716.

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. 

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.

County and Community News and Announcements

Chaffee County Community Wildfire Protection Plan

Short Term Rental Permitting

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 2017-61 - 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

FEB 25 3PM
Visitors Bureau Meeting
Buena Vista Library - 131 Linderman Ave

FEB 25 4PM
Planning Commission Work Session followed by Regular Meeting
Commissioners Meeting Room

FEB 26 9AM
Airport Advisory Board Meeting
Harriett Alexander Field

FEB 27 10-11:30AM
Housing+Health Building Equity & Opportunity Spring Speaker Series
Poncha Spring Town Hall, 333 Burnett Ave.

FEB 29 3-5PM
Economic Development Corportation Member Event
Mt. Princeton

MAR 3 5:30PM
Planning Commission Special Meeting

MAR 4 9AM (Wednesday)
Commissioners Regular Meeting

MAR 5 6:30PM
Fair Committee Meeting

Regular Meeting of Landfill Committee, Board of Human Services and Board of Health followed by Work Session

MAR 10 9AM
Commissioners Regular Meeting

MAR 17 9AM
Commissioners Regular Meeting
Buena Vista

MAR 25 9AM
Airport Advisory Board Meeting
Harriett Alexander Field

Plannning Commission Work Session followed by Regular Meeting






















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