The Town of Blue River endeavors to nurture our serene mountain community by conserving our natural residential environment, promoting unity with our neighbors and surroundings, channeling the voice of our residents, and enhancing the quality of life for all.

Town Hall Hours

7:00 a.m.-5:00 a.m.


Please observe if there is someone  already in the lobby.  If there is, please wait outside 6’ apart until the individual has left.

 Building Inspections

Building Inspections are available Monday/Wednesdays.  Please call (970)485-5193 to schedule.  All building sites will be required to meet the Blue River Site Safety  Guidelines before any inspection is conducted.


Please call (970) 547-o545 or email info@townofblueriver.org

0110 Whispering Pines Circle, Blue River
PO Box 1784, Breckenridge, CO 80424
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Current Fire Level

As of August 14, 2020

All of Summit County, including Blue River is under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions.

Summit County Fire Restrictions

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions are in effect in all of Summit County, effective 12:01 a.m., Friday, Aug. 14, including all White River National Forest lands. Those who violate fire restrictions are subject to fines of up to $1,000.

Prohibited Activities

Under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions, the following activities and uses are prohibited:

  • Fires on private property
  • Fires in designated developed camping or picnic areas
  • Fires within dispersed camping areas or other forested areas
  • Use of a charcoal grill
  • Use of any explosives, including explosive targets and tracer ammunition
  • Inflation or propulsion of a hot air balloon
  • Any type of fireworks display
  • Pile burns, regardless of any previously issued permit from the local fire district or Summit County Environmental Health
  • Operating any internal combustion engine without a properly installed and functioning spark arresting device

Permitted Activities

Under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions, the following activities and uses are allowed:

  • Gas grills and wood pellet grills
  • Use of off-highway vehicles (OHVs); OHVs must remain on designated routes; if parked, OHVs must be in a barren area free of flammable vegetation, within 10 feet of the route or in a designated parking area.
  • Smoking within an enclosed vehicle, trailer or building; smoking outdoors if the individual is at least 3 feet away from any vegetation or other flammable material, such as grasses or pine needles
  • Use of an open-flame torch device; the operator must have immediate access to a minimum 2A:10B:C fire extinguisher and be at least 15 feet from natural vegetation or other flammable material.
  • Use of a chainsaw; the operator must have immediate access to a minimum 2A:10B:C dry chemical fire extinguisher.
  • Any fire contained within a fireplace, stove, wood burning stove, or pellet stove designed for and located within a fully enclosed permanent structure.

Please maintain constant supervision by an adult for all permitted activities.

For information about fire restrictions in other counties, view statewide fire restriction and fire danger information across Colorado.

For more information on the current fire levels and restrictions, visit our community tab or visit Red, White & Blue Fire District at www.rwbfire.org   We encourage those building and maintaining an outdoor fire to use extreme caution when the fire danger is HIGH and above.  Fires are prohibited when the County is under Stage II fire restrictions.




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Town Meetings

All Town Meetings are being held virtually  Information is available on the agendas.  For information on how to participate and provide testimony for the Public Hearing, refer to the Guidelines Document on the Meeting page.  Please note all comments or requests to speak is due by Monday, 4:00 p.m.

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting
Tue, October 6, 2020 6:00 PM  (MDT)
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/691374605 ; You can also dial in using your phone.
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Board of Trustees
Tue, September 15, 2020 6:00 PM  (MDT)
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Budget Work Session
Tue, Sep 15, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (MDT)
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You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (646) 749-3122
Access Code: 322-162-453

Committee Meetings are available under the Community Tab/Committees and the individual committees.
**Town Meetings will not be open to the public to attend in person.  All citizens wishing to attend are asked to log into the virtual meeting.**  If you are wishing to provide Citizen Comments or participate in the public hearings, please email Michelle Eddy, Town Manager at michelle@townofblueriver.org by 4:00 p.m. Monday,  to receive additional information.  Please also refer to our website for information on participating in the virtual meeting https://townofblueriver.colorado.gov/town-info/meetings/guidelines-for-public-participation-in-virtual-public-hearings



For information on the Summit County and local municipality response to COVID-19 including the Town of Blue River, please visit http://summitcountyco.gov/Blog.aspx?IID=281#item.  Please also follow our Facebook page for the latest information.

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