Land Use


Mission of the Land Use Department

The mission of the Saguache County Land Use Department is to plan comprehensively for the orderly growth and harmonious development of Saguache County. Growth management coordination, land use planning, E-911 address, street data base maintenance, and GIS land base mapping are all components of the County’s Planning program in support of this mission. The Saguache County Land Development Code and any amendments are authorized by the Colorado Revised Statutes and shall apply to the unincorporated territory in Saguache County, Colorado.


Proposed Saguache County Nuisance Ordinance

The Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing at the Saguache County Courthouse located at 501 – 4th  Street, Saguache, Colorado, on the following date:


to consider public comment on possibly adopting a Saguache County Nuisance Ordinance.

To view the proposed changes, you may contact the Saguache County Land Use Department – PO Box 326, Saguache, CO 81149 or, or by calling 719-655-2321 or you may view the changes on our website at

Written comments will be accepted until Friday, February 3rd, 2023 at 3pm, and may be sent to Saguache County Land Use Department at PO Box 326, Saguache, CO 81149 or email to

By: Tom McCracken, Chairman

Chairman, Saguache County Board of Commissioners

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Saguache County Planning Commission


Thursday, February 02, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.

Saguache County Road and Bridge Meeting Room

The Saguache County Planning Commission Meetings are being held in-person.

  1.       Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  1. Declaration of quorum
  2. Abstentions
  1. Additions and Deletions to Agenda
  2. Approval of Minutes

Regular Meeting Minutes – December 01, 2022

  1. Introductions of guests
  2. Old Business
  3. New Business
  1. Matthew Webster – Subdivision Exemption Request – 19751 CO RD 59 – N1/2NE1/4 25-44-9
  2. Dragon Mountain – Subdivision Exemption Request – Baca Grande Ranchette Tract 1 Containing 35 acres.
  1. Land Use report
  1. Update of previous applications

Adjournment – next regular meeting – Thursday, February 23, 2023


Contact Us: Land Use Department




Amber Wilson - Land Use Administrator
Virginia Adams - Land Use Deputy

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505 3rd Street
P.O. Box 326
Saguache, CO 81149

Phone: 719-655-2321
Fax: 719-655-2635