Resolution No. 8-2022 Montezuma County Fire Ban Suspension

RESOLUTION NO. 8SUSPENSION OF BAN ON OPEN FIRES AND USE OF FIREWORKSWHEREAS, Montezuma County Ordinance No. 2-2015 prohibits open fires and the useof fireworks in unincorporated areas of MontentmaCounty, except the Montezuma County Boardof County Commissioners, based upon competent evidence may by resolution suspend said banfrom time to time to the degree and manner consistent […]

Mesa Verde National Park Fire Restriction Order

Mesa Verde National Park News Release PR 22-04   Release Date: June 15, 2022 at 12:01 a.m.  Contact: Keith Krause,, 970-529-5049   Mesa Verde National Park Fire Restriction Order    Pursuant to regulations of the Department of Interior, Title 54 USC section 100101 (a) and 36 Code of Federal Regulations, subsections 1.5 Closure and […]

Dolores Fire Ban: Resolution No. R483 Series 2022

TOWN OF DOLORESRESOLUTION NO. R483 SERIES 2022A RESOLUTION IMPOSING AN OPEN FLAME FIRE BAN WHEREAS, the Town of Dolores, Colorado is a statutory town incorporated under the laws of the state of Colorado. WHEREAS the Town of Dolores enacted Ordinance No. 536 Series 2018 granting the Board of Trustees the authority to enact a resolution […]

Montezuma County Penalties for Fire Violations

Public Information on possible Penalties for Fire Violations Montezuma County Burn Ban Ordinance 2-2015 Resolution 7-2020 Class 2 Petty Offense, up to $1,000.00 plus $10.00 surcharge C.R.S. 42-4-1406 Expel Lighted Cigarette or Burning Material from a Vehicle Class 2 Misdemeanor, 3 months jail/$250 fine to 12 months jail/$1,000.00 fine C.R.S. 18-13-109 Setting Fire to Woods […]

Resolution No. 6-2022 Montezuma County Fire Ban

RESOLUTION NO. 6-2022 WHEREAS, the Montezuma County, Colorado, Board of County Commissioners.Based upon the competent evidence, finds that the danger of forest and grass fires is high throughout the unincorporated areas of Montezuma County and that to protect the public health, safety and welfare it is necessary to reduce the danger of wildfires within those […]

Ordinance No. 2-2015 Amended Fire Ban

ORDINANCE NO. 2-2015AMENDED FIRE BAN PURSUANT TOC.R.S.§30-15-40l(l)(n.5) AND (n.7) WHEREAS, the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners previously adopted Ordinance Nos. 1-2008 and 2-2014 regarding a fire ban, and found based upon competent evidence that the danger of forest and grass fires is high throughout the unincorporated areas of Montezuma County; and WHEREAS, the Montezuma County […]

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