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Public Meetings Calendar

Fire Ban Status

Employment Opportunities

Everbridge (Emergency Communication System)

About Chaffee County

County Directory

CORA Request Form

Chaffee County Conflict of Interest Policy

Chaffee County Public Meeting Policies & Procedures

Guide to Speaking at Public Meetings

Chaffee County Public Records Policy

Assessor Record Search

Chaffee County Administrative Offices
P.O. Box 699
104 Crestone Avenue
Salida, Colorado 81201
719-539-2218
chaffeeadmin@chaffeecounty.org


2022 Commissioners Meeting Schedule

2022 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.

THIS NOTICE IS POSTED PURSUANT TO C.R.S. 24-6-402. DECISIONS &/OR FORMAL ACTIONS WILL BE MADE BY THE COMMISSIONERS AT REGULAR OR SPECIAL MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS. Physical Address for meeting places: Commissioners Meeting Room 104 Crestone Ave., Salida, Buena Vista Annex, 114 Linderman Ave. Fairgrounds, 10165 County Road 120, Poncha Springs

Public Notices and Agendas are also posted at the Administrative Office, 104 Crestone Ave, Salida


National Terrorism Advisory Alert Status

  


Welcome to the Chaffee County Government Website



Click here to go to COVID Information page


Beginning the week of July 4th, 2022, Chaffee County Government buildings will be opened to the public for regular business Mondays through Thursdays. 

The compressed week allows departments to extend hours to better serve the public during earlier and later times. Individual department hours vary. Please visit the webpage for the individual department of interest for specific information.

Emergency services continue to be available 24/7/365; call 9-1-1 in emergencies or 719.539.2596 for non-emergency dispatch.



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:
chaffeeadmin@chaffeecounty.org OR 719.539.2218

For a specific office please see the Departments tabs above.

Chaffee County District or County Court: 719.539.2561

To view all public notices, RFP and News Releases you may go to Public Notices   All Land Use items may be found on this page (and may link you to the Planning Commission page for items to be heard by the Planning Commission)

County Board meetings are available via ZOOM.  For Board of Commissioner Meetings you may join meetings at Join Meeting (ID# 109 079 543).  For other County Board meetings you may join meetings at Join Meeting (ID# 423 829 0633) or as posted in the calendar link. For dial-in information you may click here.

**Public Comment for County Land Use Items can be made at ChaffeeSpeaks-  https://chaffeespeaks.org/  and all other public comments should be emailed to 

Public Meetings are posted within the calendar below. Please click on the meeting you are interested in to see date, time, agenda (once finalized the agendas are attached to the calendar meeting) and details on how to participate.

For BOCC meetings, you may access the agenda and public packet for noticed meetings in the Civic Clerk frame below the calendar, or visit Chaffee County's Civic Clerk page at https://chaffeecoco.civicclerk.com/web/home.aspx . Other Board and Commission agendas are linked within the meeting invite within the calendar.

It is the policy of Chaffee County that all County sponsored public meetings and events are accessible to people with disabilities. If you need assistance in participating in this meeting or event due to a disability as defined under the ADA, please call the County's ADA Coordinator at 719-539-2218 or e-mail chaffeeadmin@chaffeecounty.org at least three (3) business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event to request an accommodation.



Chaffee County Government Civic Clerk System:




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 at www.togetherchaffeecounty.org.

2020 Comprehensive Plan Documents

Entire Plan

County Information

To view past agendas and minutes of the Board of Commissioners 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.   2020 Board Members

County Resolutions

County Public Meeting Policies & Procedures adopted September 10, 2019

Guide to Speaking at Public Meetings

Special Events (governed by Land Use Code 4.2.6) - Return all forms by email to or mail/hand deliver to
attn: Administrative Assistant/ Special Events
104 Crestone Ave/PO Box 699
Salida CO 81201 
Special Event Permit (Required  with Medical and Communications Plan Form) 
Medical and Communications Plan (Required) 
Special Events Application Checklist for Applicant (Required)
Seven Tenets of Health  (For Your Reference)

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. See the calendar above.

Monthly meetings the Commissioners may attend:
2nd Wednesday 5:00 p.m. Salida Chamber Business After Hours
2nd Thursday 5:00 p.m. Buena Vista Chamber Business After Hour

County and Community News and Announcements

Chaffee County Community Wildfire Protection Plan

Short Term Rental Permitting

Chaffee Common Ground

Chaffee County Heritage Area Advisory Board

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 2017-61 - 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




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