Community Development

Mission

The mission of the Community 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 Development Department includes:
  • Current Planning (land use permitting)
  • Oil and Gas Projects
  • Long Range Planning
  • Building
  • Environmental Health
  • Licensing -Marijuana Cultivation, Manufacturing, and Testing
**Click the Permit Database ( in the column to the left ), to view all of the Community Development Department's types of PERMITS and PROJECTS **



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
  • Provide professional consulting, facilitation, and code development services to the county to create a high performing, prosperous, interconnected community

Regulations

Copies of regulations are available online and/or in hard copy from the Community Development Department.

Boards and Commissions


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:

Agencies and Resources: Information Related to Land Use Planning

Please browse our helpful links page

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Determining Site Specific Details About Your Property- using the County Mapping Information -

Please Use Link to access mapping instructions

One Valley Prosperity Project


link to OVPP site
** Additional information and resources related to the One Valley Prosperity Project regional and economic information.

Gunnison County Economics Indicators Report


* August 2014