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Boulder County Community Planning & Permitting services are available virtually 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Tuesday. The office is open to walk-in customers (no appointment necessary) Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. On Tuesdays the department is open by appointment only from 12:30–4:30 p.m.

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Sort Yards and Forestry Collection Sites

Boulder County has established Community Forestry Sort Yards – near Allenspark and Nederland – to collect logs, tree branches, yard waste, and noxious weeds from county residents. See Community Forestry Sort Yards of operating dates, locations and hours.

As a reminder, county residents may use the county’s and the city of Boulder’s year-round Yard Waste and Food Scrap Drop-off (fees may apply).

Wildfire Partners

Wildfire Partners is a program to help homeowners in Boulder County prepare for wildfire. Wildfire Partners provides a comprehensive on-site assessment of your home ignition zone including a customized report detailing actions you should take to ensure that you are fully prepared for future wildfires. Find out more and apply online at wildfirepartners.org.

Latest News

Online Survey Open for Wildfire Mitigation and Emergency Services Ballot Measures

November 23, 2022 Online Survey Open for Wildfire Mitigation and Emergency Services Ballot Measures Staff will also provide information, answer questions and collect... read more →

Nov. 29 Open House for Boulder County Wildfire Mitigation and Emergency Services Ballot Measures

November 18, 2022 Attend an open house on recently passed ballot measures for Wildfire Mitigation and Emergency Services on Tuesday, Nov. 29 read more →

Boulder County Commissioners approve three No-Firearm Discharge Area Shooting Closures in western Boulder County 

November 16, 2022 Citing significant safety concerns for community members in three forested residential areas of western unincorporated Boulder County, the Board of County Commissioners voted at a public hearing on Nov.15 to initiate no-firearm discharge area shooting closures. read more →

Nov. 15 Public Hearing: Proposed No-Firearm Discharge Area Shooting Closures in Western Boulder County

November 10, 2022 At a public hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 1 p.m., the Board of County Commissioners will consider initiating “No Firearm Discharge Area Shooting Closures” in Western Boulder County, including new closures in the Magnolia community and the Raymond/Riverside community, and an expansion of an existing closure closure in the Sugarloaf community. read more →

Boulder County voters approve wildfire mitigation, emergency services, and transportation ballot measures

November 10, 2022 Boulder County voters have overwhelmingly approved the wildfire mitigation, emergency services, and transportation ballot measures introduced by the Boulder County Commissioners, according to the unofficial results available from the Boulder County Clerk & Recorder. read more →

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Mailing Address

Community Planning & Permitting
Forest Health
PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306

Property Owner &
Private Land Issues

Email
Community Planning & Permitting
2045 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Map & Directions

County Managed
Open Space Lands

Stefan Reinold
Sr. Resource Specialist
Forestry & Fire
Parks and Open Space
303-678-6202

Community Forestry Sort Yards

Wayne Harrington
Sort Yard Operator
Parks and Open Space
303-678-6368
Website: Community Forestry Sort Yards