Manage, plan, facilitate, coordinate, and maintain standards for land use, natural resources
and environmental health to protect the safety, health and welfare of the Citizens of Rio
Blanco County and prevent deterioration of their quality of life and the deleterious effects
that can occur from unplanned use of the various resources and natural conditions of the
county while maintaining the viability of each various interrelated activity.
to access Master Plan (2011 Version)
The department was restructured to follow a systems based management approach in 2000.
The list of documents and planning activities that are ongoing in implementing the objectives
of the management system are as follows:
Land Use Development Standards (Adopted 11-13-2001) Go to the Document
Strategic Management Program (1st Draft to the Planning Commission)
Wildland Fire Planning
Watershed Planning (Includes Flood Hazard Mitigation Planning)
Scenic Vista's Overlay Zone Design Standards
Mineral/Oil Rich Overlay Zone Design Standards
Multiple Use Zone Standards
Land Use Regulations (LUR) Rewrite
Agenda For Next Meeting:
Currently Being Considered (by the Public and PC):
Completed Drafts (Ready for BOCC Review):
Article 9 Oil and Gas_BOCC Draft 061113.pdf
Article 8 Temporary Living Quarter_BOCC Draft 061113.pdf
Article 12 Enforcement_BOCC Draft 061113.pdf
Article 1 General Admin_ BOCC draft 061113.pdf
Article 4 Apps and Procss_BOCC Draft 061113.pdf
Article 2 Land Use Change Permit_BOCC Draft 061113.pdf
Completed Drafts (After BOCC Review):
Applications In Process
Planning Commission Agenda
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Crawford BOCC Packet 062413.pdf
Current L U R Amendments
BOCC LUR Packet 062413.pdf
Send us a comment or suggestion on the LUR Rewrite
RBC Impact Fees
Exhibit 1 Impact Fee
Impact Fees Exhibit A
Impact Fees Resolution
Independent Fee Calculation Manual
Impact Fee Calculator (Excel Spreadsheet Format)
Impact Fee Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Impact Fee Study
1. Public Facilities Mitigation Fee
2. Fiscal Impact Analysis: General Fund Operations
3. Road and Bridge Impact Fee
4. Capital Facilities Plan
Oil and Gas Well Permitting
1. Application for Oil or Gas Well Pad Special Use/Building Permit.
2. Oil and Gas Well, Special Use/Building Permit, Article X, Section 410.
Development and Planning Application Fees Article 1, Section 9 and Article VI, Section 116.
Agreement for Payment Form.
All in One, Application Cover Sheet
Model SUP/SUL Permit Application
Outline for general Special Use Permit application
Model Environmental Assessment
Environmental Assessment - Williams Willow Creek Gas Plant.
Planning Commission Minutes are action only. Please contact the Planning Department with any questions regarding Planning Commission Minutes.
Minutes of Recent Development/Planning Meetings:
For Further Information Contact:
Rio Blanco Planning Dept
PO Box 599
Meeker, CO 81641