Camping in Park County - New REGS Be AWARE!!!

Posted by Kevin Copeland on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 at 9:07am

Be aware while you can camp on your property in Park County all small properties now have limits.... of Days per year.

14 days without a permit.

30 days with the permit and an extension for 30 more.

90 days with a permit only along with Well & Septic.

 

Questions we get:

Who or where do we get the permits?  This is through Park County.

Can I run my property as a campground?  You likely are zoned Residential, that would be a commercial endeavor so no.

What constitutes a day? Anytime you have tent or camper on the property with or without people there.

Who enforces the regulation? This is enforced by Park County Building & Zoning.

What if I setup a Yurt?  Park county does not permit full time yurts, they are classified as a temporary structure and fall under the camping laws.

Can I put up a Container and camp?  Containers are no longer permitted on residential zoned properties, call Park County directly for other zoned areas.

Can I have a campfire while I camp?  Please contact the local fire district for current burn bans.  This will vary from day to day.

I want to set up temporary power?  You can setup solar and wind with electrical permits, while camping you will have to observe quite times for generators.  Currently between 10pm and 8am.

 

For Current regulations always be sure to contact the County.

Park County Building Dept - http://parkco.us/75/Building

Land Use Regs - https://www.parkco.us/189/Land-Use-Regulations

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