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UPDATE to Inspection Scheduling - Beginning 6-5-23

Inspections July 22nd

Inspections July 23rd


Commercial Plan Review Status- July 18th

Residential Plan Review Status-July 18th

104 Crestone Avenue
P.O. Box 699
Salida, CO  81201

719-539-2124 (Phone)


As of July 5th, 2022

Salida Office

104 Crestone Ave, Rm 125
Public Hours are:

** Buena Vista Office
** For limited pick-up only

112 Linderman Ave


Applications & Fees

Failure to use the most current applications may result in permit denial. 

 Adobe Acrobat Reader will need to be installed on mobile devices in order to use fillable option.

Current Building Applications     

Address Application

 Driveway/Access Application  Updated 2-29-24     

 Residential Building Application  Updated 2-29-24 

 Commercial Building Application  Updated 2-29-24

 OWTS (Septic) Application Updated 2-29-24

OWTS Abandonment Application

OWTS Installer Transfer Form 

OWTS License Renewal Form

OWTS Plan Change Form

Electrical Application 

Mechanical Application  Updated 2-29-24

Plumbing Application Updated 2-29-24

Roofing Application  Updated 2-29-24

Fire & Domestic Water Cistern Application

Demolition Application

Plan Change Application  Updated 5-23-24

Change of Use Updated 4-24-24

Miscellaneous Applications

Fire Department Review Application

Board of Review Application

Ag Exemption Request   Updated 5-23-24

Permit Extension Request Updated 5-23-24

Credit Card Procedures:
Chaffee County currently does not provide credit card capability via our website.  This department does not retain credit card information.  Once the transaction is approved and completed the credit card information is destroyed.  Therefore, DO NOT place any credit card information on your permit application.  Please follow the instructions below when submitting an application when payment is to be made with a credit card:
1)  Submittal of application may be either mail or E-mail.  Mailing address is P.O. Box 699, Salida, CO 81201. E-mail address is:
2)  Submit application together with credit card information on SEPARATE paper.  The paper with the credit card information will be destroyed.  A credit card receipt will be returned with your copy of the permit.
3) Information required: Card Type (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Discover) Name (As it appears on Card), Card Number, Expiration Date, Billing Address, Phone Number
Credit Card Form
*There will be a Transaction Fee assessed on all Credit Card payments.
Please call (719) 539-2124 option 2 with any questions.

Chaffee County Government Technology Accessibility Statement: Chaffee County Government is committed to providing equitable access to our services to all Coloradans. Our ongoing accessibility effort works towards being in line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1, level AA criteria. We welcome your requests for accommodations and feedback about the accessibility of Chaffee County Government's online services. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers. Chaffee County Government is committed to responding as soon as possible to any outreach. Contact us via Phone: 719-539-2218; E-mail:; Main Address: 104 Crestone, Salida, CO 81201

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