Special Permits

Access (Driveway) Permit
For any private driveway accessing onto a county road, public road, or highway under the jurisdiction of Gunnison County; must meet the standards of the Gunnison County standards and specifications for road and bridge construction, and may be obtained from the Gunnison County Public Works Department.

Gold Basin Industrial Park Special Area Permit
The Gold Basin Industrial Park Special Area was created by the county in 2005 to accommodate light industrial uses next to the airport, south of the City of Gunnison. As a special area, the park has its own set of regulations that allow permitting through a process that does not require a separate Land Use Change Permit.

An applicant must supply a business plan to the Board of Commissioners in order to secure a lease for use of a lot. Contact the County Manager's Office, 970-641-0248 to initiate the process.

Highway Access Permit
Required by the Colorado Department of Transportation for any driveway or road accessing onto any state or federal road.

State-Required Demolition Permit
The State of Colorado, Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Pollution Control Division Indoor Environment Program, requires notification of the department for all demolitions of all facilities and all asbestos abatement projects that exceed certain trigger levels. 

Permits may be required to abate asbestos projects where the quantity of asbestos-containing material to be abated exceeds the trigger levels. If the state requires this permit, a copy of it must be submitted to the Gunnison County Community Development Department.

If you have questions concerning open burning or the permit applications, contact the division at 303-692-3174.

Surface Alteration Permit
Needed for any work done on the shoulder or in the right-of-way of a county road. Must meet the standards of the Gunnison County standards and specifications for road and bridge construction; information and applications available at the Gunnison County Public Works Department.

Temporary Private Plowing Permit
For snow plowing accesses to parcels that currently have no snow plowing must meet the standards of the Gunnison County standards and specifications for road and bridge construction, and may be obtained from the Gunnison County Public Works Department.