Code Enforcement

The Town Buena Vista Code Enforcement Mission Statement

The Mission of Code Enforcement is to serve the citizens of Buena Vista by encouraging voluntary compliance with all adopted Town codes through effective public contact and education while building cooperative partnerships throughout our community and enforcing the law in an equitable and impartial manner.

Code Enforcement Duties

The primary duty of code enforcement is to enforce the Town’s code except for chapter 10 of the Buena Vista Municipal Code. Examples of this include:

  • Parking enforcement on public streets and rights of way. 
  • VIN inspections - for more information regarding VIN inspections, please get in touch with the Buena Vista Police Department (719-395-8654)
  • Snow and Ice enforcement
  • Weeds
  • Dog’s on leash - Cannot be an Electronic leash must be a physical leash
  • Dog barking
  • Noise

Code Enforcement Priorities

The Town of Buena Vista has identified the following areas of priority for Code Enforcement:

  • Protect private property owners’ investments
  • Promote public health, safety, and welfare
  • Educate residents
  • Perform community outreach
  • Enhance the quality of life and appearance in our neighborhoods


For more information and stay current on what Code Enforcement is up to, please visit my-bv’s code enforcement page. From here, you can interact with code enforcement, mark complaints on a map, see current projects, and ask questions directly. 

Community Involvement

Town residents can take an active role in maintaining and improving the quality and condition of properties in their neighborhood by following the Town of Buena Vista Municipal Code. These codes provide regulations to safeguard life, health, property, and the public’s welfare.

It is the Town’s policy to encourage voluntary code compliance by providing code violators and other responsible persons with the opportunity to comply with Town codes without penalty. Voluntary compliance generally is less expensive for all parties and of a more satisfactory and lasting nature than involuntary compliance. Varied methods should allow code enforcement flexibility in creatively finding solutions to code enforcement issues.

The Town of Buena Vista encourages its citizens to become community-minded. You are encouraged to get to know your neighborhood and meet your neighbors. We can provide and maintain safe, clean, and attractive neighborhoods by working together. Citizens are also encouraged to cooperate in a friendly manner to resolve minor concerns before contacting Code Enforcement for assistance.

Remember to check Chaffee County Tax Assessor’s website to determine if you are within Town Limits. Some Buena Vista addresses are not within Town Limits and fall under Chaffee County jurisdiction.

Code Enforcement’s current projects

  • Updating nuisance codes
  • Development of community involvement programs
  • Community outreach and education
  • Implementing code enforcement procedures and policies


Code Enforcement gives educational presentations to local neighborhoods, businesses, and community meetings.

For More Information

If you have a code question or need more information, please contact our Code Enforcement Officer at 719-581-1024.