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County Ordinances

County Ordinances

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Ordinance (Alphabetical) Full Name of Ordinance Office & Contact
Adult Entertainment Ordinance
#1994-01
Ordinance limiting the operation of adult entertainment establishments Land Use Department
303-441-3930
planner@bouldercounty.org
Animal Control Ordinance
#2012-06
An ordinance repealing ordinance no. 2006-3, and amending and re-enacting these rules and regulations governing animal control Sheriff’s Office
303-441-3600
Burn Permit Ordinance
#2014-01 repeals and replaces Burn Permit Ordinance #2012-02
An ordinance concerning the open burn permit system, notification process of open burns, and restrictions during red flag days, high wind watch days and high wind warning days Sheriff’s Office
303-441-3600
Clean Up Of Illegal Methamphetamine Laboratories
#2006-01
An ordinance establishing guidelines and regulations for clean-up of methamphetamine labs Public Health
303-441-1566
mrichen@bouldercounty.org
Construction-Related Stormwater Discharge
#2012-5 Approved with changes 1/15/13.
An ordinance pursuant to c.r.s. section 30-15-401(11) regulating construction-related stormwater discharge (to be incorporated into amendments to articles 7-904 and 18 of the Boulder County Land Use Code per docket dc-12-0006) Transportation Department
303-441-3900
Chad Schroeder
False Alarm Ordinance
Repealed #2012-1
An ordinance pertaining to the regulation of false alarms in unincorporated Boulder County. Repealed may 5, 2012 Sheriff’s Office
303-441-3600
Open Fire Ban Authorization
#2006-02
Ordinance authorizing the Board of County Commissioners or county sheriff to declare a ban on open fires Sheriff’s Office
303-441-3600
Illicit Stormwater Discharge
#2012-04
An ordinance concerning illicit stormwater discharge Public Health
303-441-1143
Mosquito Control Ordinance
#2006-04
An ordinance assessing the cost of the county’s mosquito control area against those persons especially benefited by the service Public Health
303-441-1197
Noise Ordinance
#1992-28
An ordinance pertaining to the regulation of noise on public and private property Sheriff’s Office
303-441-3600
Parking Enforcement Ordinance
#2017-1
An ordinance pertaining to the enforcement of parking restrictions on county property within incorporated city limits of Boulder County Sheriff’s Office
303-441-3600
Smoking Ordinance
#2004-02
An ordinance prohibiting smoking in public places and places of employment in unincorporated Boulder County Public Health
303-441-1564
Traffic Code
#2017-1
An ordinance for the regulation of traffic; the 2010 edition of the “model traffic code” repeals all ordinances in conflict therewith Sheriff’s Office
303-441-3600
Waste Hauler Licensing Ordinance
#2007-01
An ordinance for the licensing of those in the business of collecting and transporting discarded materials within unincorporated Boulder County Administrative Services,
Resource Conservation Division
720-564-2224