Housing & Human Services locations in Boulder & Longmont are closed until Feb. 13. Call 303-441-1000, text 303-441-1069

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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. Schedule an appointment

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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

Caribou Ranch and Part of Mud Lake May Close for Slash Pile Burns Jan. 22-28

January 19, 2023 Caribou Ranch and Part of Mud Lake May Close for Slash Pile Burns Jan. 22-28 Closures may take place any... read more →

Caribou Ranch and Part of Mud Lake May Close for Slash Pile Burns Jan. 16-20

January 13, 2023 Caribou Ranch and Part of Mud Lake May Close for Slash Pile Burns Jan. 16-20 Closures may take place any... read more →

Slash Pile burning Thursday, Jan. 5, at Caribou Ranch North of Nederland

January 5, 2023 Slash Pile burning Thursday, Jan. 5, at Caribou Ranch North of Nederland No trail closures. Smoke may be visible. Boulder... read more →

Jan. 3 slash pile burn at Sherwood Gulch: Chickadee and Sherwood Forest trails closed.

January 2, 2023 Jan. 3 slash pile burn at Sherwood Gulch: Chickadee and Sherwood Forest trails closed. Smoke may be visible north of... read more →

Prescribed Burn Window for Hall Ranch Begins Tuesday, Jan. 3

December 28, 2022 Prescribed Burn Window for Hall Ranch Begins Tuesday, Jan. 3 Hall Ranch will only be closed during active ignition days.... 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
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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