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Inspectors can be contacted by phone from 7:00 AM until 3:30 PM Monday-Friday, or you may schedule an appointment with them 24-hours in advance if you would like to meet them at the office or on site. Please call the office at (970) 870-5566.
Yes we are office is open to the public between the hours of 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday-Friday except for Holidays.
Bacteriological water testing kits can be purchased at our lab Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. We currently accept water samples Monday through Wednesday from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. All samples must be less than 24 hours old to be accepted for testing. Visit the Environmental Health Office for more details at:
Please view How to Apply page. Make sure that you select the appropriate application form for the position that you are applying for. All applications are to be returned to the Human Resources Office at 136 6th Street, Suite 107, Steamboat Springs, CO.
Secondary dwelling units are permitted in certain situations and are subject to specific standards. Please reference the Secondary Dwelling Unit guide for an overview of those standards.
Separate restrictions apply on lots that are 70 acres or larger. Certain exemptions apply for secondary dwelling units constructed prior to June 1995. For additional information please contact the Planner of the Day at (970) 879-2704 or email.
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Greenhouses are allowed on all parcels in Routt County. If it is on a vacant parcel that is less than 1 acre, approval from the Planning Department may be required. A permit for the structure may be required by the Routt County Building Department. If it is to be heated or has plumbing or electricity, building permits for that work will be required. Please get in touch with the Planning or Building Departments if you have additional questions.
Zoning Maps are available by clicking here. Click on "I Accept" at the bottom of the page. Navigate to the parcel you are looking for information on by using the zoom and pan functions or search by parcel identification number (PIN) or by owner’s name. Click on the parcel that you want information on. An information box will pop up. At the bottom of the box the zoning will be shown.
Please click on the Vendor Registration link below and complete the registration form. Suppliers must also watch for advertisements in the legal classified section of the Steamboat Pilot & Today on Sundays to ensure they know about all solicitations that they may be interested in.
If you are looking to install a solar electric system on your roof, local solar electric installers recommend that your roof structure not need to be serviced in the next 15 to 20 years. Taking this into consideration will avoid the need to take the system off of the roof while it is being repaired/replaced.
Yes, if the system can be installed following the required property line setbacks. There are no restrictions on installing “ground-mounted” systems in the County.
Properly designed solar electric systems, under normal snow loads, shed snow on their own. The face of the panels are made of glass, which does not readily hold onto snow, and the angle at which the panels are installed should be steep enough to promote the shedding of any snow that does accumulate.
There are MANY factors that go into determining if a building’s roof is a viable option for installing a solar electric system. If the roof of your house isn’t a good option because of size or orientation, there may be another building on your property that is a better fit. Many local systems are installed on garages and barns.
Yes! There are a few examples of this kind of shared power generation in the Yampa Valley.
State laws prohibit HOAs from having provisions that prohibit renewable energy devices. Check with your HOA to see if there are specifics regarding the aesthetics or installation of solar electric systems.