If you have questions about property valuation and property tax, visit boco.org/2023Valuation.

Visit the Sheriff’s Office website for the outcome of the Marshall Fire investigation.

The Boulder County Community Planning & Permitting office at 2045 13th St., Boulder is open to the public on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointments are available on Tuesday but are not required. Schedule an appointment.


Right-of-way (ROW) is defined as an interest in property either owned in fee or as an easement transferred through grant, prescription, dedication, or the right of Eminent Domain. This interest can be public or private.

Public right-of-way is held in the public’s interest by the county. Public right-of-way is intended for the accommodation of traffic movements, utilities, drainage and other similar public uses.

An individual or entity, for example a Homeowners Association, holds private right-of-way.

Utility work and other projects in the Right-of-Way

Boulder County, by state statue, regulates utility and other construction in the right-of-way to maintain access to utilities, ensure the integrity of roads, and to ensure safety and traffic flow.

Public Utilities use the right-of-way to install and maintain facilities such as water, sewer, electric, gas, telecommunications, and cable television services. This use by public utilities is regulated by Boulder County’s Utility Construction Permit Requirements. To learn more about the requirements or to request a utility construction permit, visit our Utility Construction Permit webpage. For more information, send us an email or call 303-682-6737.

Right-of-Way Determination

Information concerning right-of-ways can be obtained by submitting a Right-of-Way Information Request Form.

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