Community and Economic Development

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The mission of the Community and Economic Development Department is to provide land use, building and environmental health services to property owners, developers and all community members so they can achieve a balance of economic development and environmental protection.

The Gunnison County Community and Economic Development Department includes:

  • Current Planning (land use permitting)
  • Oil and Gas Projects
  • Long Range Planning
  • Building
  • Environmental Health
  • Licensing -Marijuana Cultivation, Manufacturing, and Testing

Regulations and Guidelines

Link to Regulations and Guidelines information

Department Responsibilities

The department is primarily responsible for: Ensuring that land uses within the county are developed and maintained in compliance with the county's adopted codes and regulations.  Overseeing permit reviews for those uses. Issuing building permits, on-site wastewater treatment system permits, land use change permits, and a variety of other more specialized permits. Providing professional consulting, facilitation, and code development services to the county to create a high performing, prosperous, interconnected community.

Permit Database

Link to Permit Database information

Commissions Facilitated by Community Development

Information about these volunteer groups that includes minutes, agendas and lists of current members. The Community Development Department provides the staffing for each of these groups:

One Valley Prosperity Project

OVPP Website            Helpful Links          Watch Video

Community Builders Task Force 

Link to Community Builders Task Force information

Public Hearings

Link to Public Hearing information

Customer Service Survey