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Look at the Park County Permitting Guide on the Park County webpage under Environmental Heath. This will help explain the permitting process and the steps to enjoying your new home.
The permit fees are listed on page two of the Development Permit Application, which are found on the Environmental Health's Web page under Applications & Permits.
Contact the Environmental Health Department immediately at 719-836-4267. A repair permit will be required. After the application has been completed, an inspection will be scheduled to determine what type of repair will be needed. The application for a septic permit is found on the Park County Website under Environmental Health Department.
Generally, the septic and driveway permits are issued 7 – 10 days after the first inspection. Permit turnover may take longer during the months of May – September due to the volume of applications during these months.
Transfer of Title is required per Park County, OWTS Regulations. Please refer to section 43.4 L of the Regulations under Environmental Health Department web page.
You may download the Documentation Request Form from our website at www.parkco.us. Select Environmental Health under Departments. The form is listed under Information and Request forms. Complete the form and fax to PCEHD @ 719-836-4266, or e-mail to EHS@ParkCo.us. You may also contact the Environmental Health Department at 719-836-4267 or EHS@parkco.us to request copies of the septic system information.
The State of Colorado regulates all wells and issues all well permits. Well documents can be found at http://www.dwr.state.co.us/wellviewweb/. You may also contact the Colorado Department of Water Resources in Denver at: 303-866-3447. For general well information, call: 303-866-4810. For FAQs about water issues, look at their Website: https://dwr.colorado.gov/
The Environmental Health Department will only have copies of well papers if the septic system was installed after 2003.
Apply for a Site Evaluation through the Environmental Health Department. Once a survey and wetland delineation have been performed on the property. This application can be found on the Park County webpage under Environmental Health Department. This evaluation does not include recommendations for placement of your home or septic system.
You may contact the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment at 303-692-3039 to discuss water testing. Their website is: http://fs8.formsite.com/cohelath/form542518383/index.html.NOTE: Between Evergreen and Buena Vista, please refer to the yellow pages under "Environmental Services" or "Laboratory Testing."
Contact your closest landfill: Freemont 719-372-6671, Jefferson 303-371-5115, Summit 970-668-4290, Chaffee 719-539-3738, Teller 719-686-7517.
For household trash, call Mountain View Waste Systems: 303-838-0560. There are transfer stations in Bailey, Fairplay, Guffey, Hartsel, Lake George & Pine Junction. Ask for addresses and hours of operation. For larger items, call the Chaffee County Landfill: 719-539-3738; DRL Summit County Landfill: 970-4668-4290; BFI Foothills Landfill (Golden):303-371-5115.
Print out the "Environmental Health Complaint Form" from the Park County webpage under Environmental Health Department. You may mail it to: Environmental Health Department; P.O. Box 216; Fairplay, CO 80440, fax it to: 719-836-4266 or e-mail it to ehs@ParkCo.us. Otherwise you can complete the form online at our website: www.parkco.us
First, seek medical attention and document your incident. Complaint forms from the State of Colorado are handled by Park County Environmental Health. Call Human Services at 719-836-4139.
For the latest information on pandemic and epidemic health issues, please visit this Web site prior to calling Park County Environmental Health: www.cdphe.state.co.us