Community and Economic Development
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
- Environmental Health
- Licensing - Marijuana Cultivation, Manufacturing, and Testing
All applications for Land Use Changes, building and septic permits may be submitted by email
Staff will work to process and review your applications in a timely manner. We will work with you and your design professionals to achieve a proposed plan that is in compliance with the building, septic, and land use regulations. Building and septic permits will be issued electronically through email and payment will be accepted by either electronic check or by credit card. Please know there is a $1 fee for electronic checks and the additional fee for credit card charges is 2.25% plus 75 cents.
Building Inspection Phone Line - 970-641-1011
2023 Spring Construction Kickoff PowerPoint Presentation
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.
Find status of pending and issued building, onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS), and land use change permits by searching our Permit Database.
Planning, Building and Septic Questions
Please email questions here. Please include the parcel number, or any information you have for the parcel in the email.
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:
- Planning Commission
- Environmental Health Board
- Gunnison Basin Sage-grouse Strategic Committee
- Sustainable Tourism & Outdoor Recreation Committee
- Board of Adjustments
- Board of Appeals
Planning Commission Meeting, September 21st 8:45am
221 N. Wisconsin #D- In Person and on Zoom.
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Gunnison Sage-Grouse Strategic Committee Meeting, September 20, 2023 at 10:00 AM, 221 N. Wisconsin, Ste D, In Person and on Zoom
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