Short Term Rental Permitting

The Ouray County Board of County Commissioners adopted Ordinance 2016-002 affecting Short Term Rental (STR) operations in unincorporated Ouray County. Effective January 1, 2017, all property owners currently engaging in, or desiring to engage in, the short-term rental of a legal residence in unincorporated Ouray County, must apply for a Short-Term Rental Permit with the Land Use Department.

Questions regarding short-term rentals or any land use issue can be directed to the Land Use Staff, (970) 626-9775.

Please note that property owners with accessory dwelling units on their property may be required to pay additional tap fees to the applicable water provider.

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  1. Physical Address:
    111 Mall Road
    Ridgway, CO 81432

    Mailing Address:
    PO Box 28
    Ridgway CO 81432

    Ph: 970-626-9775


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    Mark Castrodale

    Planning Director

    Tamara Knutson

    Building Inspector

    Bryan Sampson

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    Colleen Henderson

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