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Chaffee County Administrative Offices
P.O. Box 699
104 Crestone Avenue
Salida, Colorado 81201

2024 Commissioners Meeting Schedule

2024 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 Community Center 715 E Main St, Buena Vista/ 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

Letter from the Commissioners regarding 2024 Property Taxes - 12/8/2023

Chaffee County Access to Healthcare Survey:
Chaffee County - your input is crucial! Help us assess the health and wellness strengths and gaps in Chaffee County by taking our Access to Healthcare survey.  CLICK HERE to take the survey.

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:
 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   

Board Of Equalization Hearing Schedule

Public Meetings are posted within the calendar below. Please click on the meeting you are interested in to see date, time, and location.

Planning Commission and Board of Commissioner meeting agendas and public packets can be linked to in the Civic Clerk frame below the calendar, or visit Chaffee County's Civic Clerk page at . County Commissioner 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.

**ALL Public Comments should be emailed to 

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 719-530-5561 or e-mail at least three (3) business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event to request an accommodation.

Chaffee County Government Civic Clerk System:

Meetings Calendar, Agendas, Packets available at

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 March 14, 2023

Guide to Speaking at Public Meetings

Special Events have been moved to the Planning & Zoning 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 at the Buena Vista Community Center, 715 E Main Street, Buena Vista.  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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