Other Local Governments in Gunnison County
- City of Gunnison Planning Department
- City of Gunnison Building Department
- City of Gunnison Renters Rights (PDF)
- Town of Crested Butte Department of Planning and Community Development
- Town of Crested Butte Building Department
- Town of Pitkin
- Town of Mt. Crested Butte Community Development Department
- Office for Resource Efficiency
- Environmental Protection Agency's List of Approved Wood Stoves
- Gunnison-Crested Butte Tourism Association
- Community Builders Website Links Page (DOC)
- Colorado Real Estate Commission: Subdivision development information.
- Rocky Mountain Biological Lab at Gothic: Rocky Mountain Biological Lab (RMBL) was founded in 1928 to facilitate research and education in the biological sciences. The non-profit organization provides facilities for scientists and offers college-level courses for students. Approximately 150 students and scientists from around the world meet in Gothic for a summer of study and research.
- Abandoned mines in Colorado: Best management practices for mines that are no longer being mined.
- Smart Growth Network: In 1996, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency joined with several non-profit and government organizations to form the Smart Growth Network (SGN). The network was formed in response to increasing community concerns about the need for new ways to grow that boost the economy, protect the environment, and enhance community vitality. The network's partners include environmental groups, historic preservation organizations, professional organizations, developers, real estate interests, and local and state government entities.
- "Landowning, Colorado Style": Colorado State Forest Service guidelines for developing and living in the unique vegetation of Colorado.
- "Fencing with Wildlife in Mind" (PDF): Good fences make good neighbors, whether you have a ranch with livestock or a residence with a garden, Colorado's Division of Wildlife offers some key guidelines to keeping wildlife and livestock safe, and people happier living with both.
- Estimated Probabilities, Volumes, and Inundation Area Depths of Potential Postwildfire Debris Flows from Carbonate, Slate, Raspberry, and Milton Creeks, near Marble, Gunnison County, Colorado (PDF)
- Marble Wright Water Study (PDF)
- Marble Wright Water Study Maps
- Colorado Examining Board of Plumbers: Information about obtaining plumbing permits online, and plumbing standards and how to contact the plumbing inspector who serves the Gunnison / Crested Butte area.
- Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: Regulations that address water quality, air quality, hazardous waste containment, public facilities, consumer protection, and other public health-related issues.
- Colorado Department of Transportation: Information about procedures, standards, and permits for building access (driveways) from private property to state highways.
- Colorado Division of Minerals and Geology: This division is responsible for mineral and energy development, policy, regulation, and planning and is comprised of the Office of Mined Land Reclamation and the Office of Active and Inactive Mines.
- Colorado Division of Water Resources: also known as the Office of the State Engineer, administers water rights, issues water well permits, represents Colorado in interstate water compact proceedings, monitors stream-flow and water use, approves construction and repair of dams and performs dam safety inspections, issues licenses for well drillers and assures the safe and proper construction of water wells, and maintains numerous databases of Colorado water information.
- Colorado Division of Wildlife
- Colorado State Electrical Board: Information about obtaining electrical permits online, installation standards, and how to contact the electrical inspector who serves the Gunnison / Crested Butte area.
- Colorado State Forest Service, Gunnison Office: Colorado State Forest Service offers technical assistance and information to private landowners who want to be good stewards of their land. The agency does not manage campgrounds, have jurisdiction over public lands, or sell recreational licenses.
- State of Colorado: Official site of the State of Colorado, with links to municipalities, counties, all state agencies.
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Ground Water and Surface Water programs: The federal program that, along with EPA's ten regional drinking water programs, oversees implementation of the Safe Drinking Water Act, which is the national law safeguarding tap water in America.
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): For floodplain map information for individual parcels. Once connected to the link, click on map search on the menu at the top of the page and input an address to access floodplain information for an individual parcel.
- Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS): The NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to help agricultural producers and others care for the land.
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Colorado Service Office: Information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permitting requirements. More specific information and assistance about development in wetlands areas, and about securing permits in the Gunnison Basin can be obtained from the Colorado / Gunnison Basin Regulatory Office, please call 970-243-1199, or visit us at:
400 Rood Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
- U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Gunnison Field Office
- U.S. Census Bureau
- U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Forest Service Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison National Forest: Regional office is located:
2250 Highway 50
Delta, CO 81416
- U.S. National Park Service
- The Beginner's Guide to Augmentation Plans (PDF)
- Clean Water Act (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Website): The federal regulation that governs wetlands.
- Colorado River Water Conservation District: A public water policy agency comprised of 15 west slope counties chartered by the Colorado General Assembly in 1937 to be "the appropriate agency for the conservation, use and development of the water resources of the Colorado River and its principal tributaries in Colorado."
- Colorado State University Colorado Water Facts: Colorado water knowledge, including "cool water facts."
- Current Stream-flow Conditions in Gunnison County
- Floodplain Information Report: Crystal River (PDF)
- Guideline for Subdivision Water Supply Plans
- Gunnison River Basin Water Court: To obtain information about water rights listed in your deed, and / or about an individual well, contact the clerk in the water division in which your parcel is located and provide them with the legal description of your property included in your deed. You may need to contact your attorney for additional information regarding your water rights.
- Well-Permitting Guide (PDF): Find out about how to get a well and subdivision permit, purchasing property with a well or water rights, springs, and how long a well permit is valid.
- Wetlands: U. S. Environmental Protection Agency site: Explanation of what wetlands are, federal permitting requirements, watershed planning and financial assistance to protect wetlands.