Closures and services – COVID-19
Effective immediately, Garfield County Community Development offices are CLOSED to the public until April 8. This is a proactive measure to slow the potential spread, impacts and damage of COVID-19.
We are still able to accommodate your needs via phone and email. Contact the office directly at 970-945-8212. Messages will be returned with 24 hours.
Currently, construction in Garfield County allowed with restrictions.
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Critical businesses, including construction companies, are exempt from the state’s “stay at home” order under specific guidelines. Social distancing requirements must be met.
A full list of critical businesses is on the Garfield County Emergency Operations COVID-19 emergency management feed.
Currently, the county will continue to schedule building inspections.
To request a building inspection please call 970-945-1377, ext. 1621.
Inspection requests received before 4:30 pm on any business day will be performed on the following business day between the hours of 7:30 am and 4:30 pm. If your request is received on a non-business day (weekends/ holidays) the inspection will be performed on the second business day following.
Currently, the county will continue to schedule septic inspections.
To request a septic inspection please call 970-945-6614, ext. 8150.
Contact the system designer as well as Garfield County Public Health at least 48 hours prior to requesting a final inspection of the installed system prior to backfill.
Building permit applications
Currently, the county will continue to receive and process building permit applications.
Applicants can submit a re-roofing, demolition or sign permit application online. Click here.
Submittal of all other application types will need to be coordinated by our staff. Please call 970-945-8212 directly. Messages will be returned within 24 hours.
Land use permit applications
Currently, the county will continue to receive and process land use permit applications.
Submittal of applications will need to be coordinated by our staff. Please call 970-945-8212 directly. Messages will be returned within 24 hours.
Planning Commission meetings
Planning Commission meetings will continue. The public can join remotely. Information on how to join any scheduled Planning Commission meeting will be updated on this page.