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. 

Swarny Minor Subdivision
Adams Agricultural Subdivision Exemption
Pinon Grove Minor Subdivision
Land Use Code Updates
Vapor Trail 125 Special Event Permit
Tom McFarland Board of Adjustment Hearing

County and Community Information

O.N.E. Chaffee County/Great Outdoors Colorado Inspire Initiative

Cottonwood Pass Open/Closure Schedule

FEMA Flood Insurance (Presentation Aug. 9, 2017)

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

AUG 21 9:30AM
Commissioners Special Meeting Amended

AUG 21 & 22 All Day
County Budget Hearings
Commissioners Meeting Room

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

AUG 25 5:45PM
Benefit Softball Game fundraiser for Alliance Against Domestic Abuse & Chaffee County Crime Stoppers
Marvin Park Salida

AUG 29 4:30PM
Planning Commission Work Session followed by Regular Meeting at 6PM

Closed for Labor Day

Commissioners Regular Meeting
Salida SteamPlant, 220 W Sackett

SEP 7 6:30PM
Fair Planning & Fair Board Meeting

SEP 11 9AM
Regular meeting of Landfill Committee, Board of Health & Human Services followed by Work Session

SEP 12 9AM
Commissioners Regular Meeting

SEP 19 9AM
Commissioners Regular Meeting
Buena Vista

SEPT 19 5:30PM
Board of Adjustment

SEP 26 3PM
Visitors Bureau Meeting

SEP 26 6PM
Planning Commission Meeting

SEP 27 9AM
Airport Advisory Board Meeting
Harriett Alexander Field 






















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