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County Notices:

Penrose Funeral Home Demolition Update

EPA crews and contractors will begin mobilization to the Site on April 15, 2024, (weather permitting) to receive equipment and materials for the demolition. Demolition will begin late morning April 16, 2024.

To prepare the Site for demolition, EPA’s contractors will conduct rodent control the week of April 8, 2024, and on April 15, 2024, will spray a disinfectant and odor suppressant into the interior of the building. Staging areas for loading trucks with demolition materials will be located next to the building.

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Thursday, March 28, 2024

Electronics Recycling Event

Fremont County is sponsoring an Electronics Recycling Event at the Fremont County Department of Human Services Parking Lot, 172 Justice Center Rd., Cañon City, CO 81212. The event will be from 9:00 am to noon on Saturday, May 25, 2024. The cost is $30 per item for televisions and CRT computer monitors. All other items are free. No light bulbs, old thermostats with mercury, or large appliances (microwaves are accepted.)

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Free Disposal Vouchers

April 8, 2024 through May 17th, 2024 Fremont County will be offering vouchers for Fremont County residents outside city limits for disposal of household trash, furniture, construction debris, brush, logs, leaves, and yard waste at Twin Enviro, 2500 Fremont County Road 67 in Penrose between the hours of 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday - Friday. Vouchers will be issued from the Fremont County Administration Building in Room 106, Monday - Thursday from 7 AM to 5 PM. 1 voucher per driver's license showing valid County address. 1 load per voucher, up to 500 pounds. Excess amounts will be charged ($25/ton) to resident at gate. For more information, view the attached flyer.

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Fremont County Zoning Resolution Updates

The Planning and Zoning department has recognized the need for a review and update to the Fremont County Zoning Resolution. Staff has added new regulations, revised existing regulations, consolidated a few zone districts and changed the formatting. You can review the proposed changes here, in the documents under the "Proposed Regs" section:

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Fremont County Affordable Housing Audit and Zoning Code Revisions

Planning and Zoning is working with Plan Tools to review existing County housing policies, regulations, and data. We are identifying existing zoning, land use, and development policies and regulations that are currently preventing or restricting the development of affordable housing in Fremont County. Please follow the link below for community involvement.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023