The Rico Planning Commission meets the last Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM at Rico Town Hall, 2 Commercial Street, Rico Colorado, 81332 unless otherwise posted.

Rico Regional Master Plan

Town of Rico Land Use Code

Town of Rico Zoning Map

Town of Rico Hazard Maps

Note regarding Town of Rico Hazard Maps:

The wetlands hazard map is a digital rendition of maps that were produced by Patrick Drew and Foley Associates in a document called “Inventory of Wetlands and Riparian Areas within the Town of Rico Urban Growth Boundary” which is available for review at the Rico Town Hall.  All other Rico Hazard Maps are digital renditions of maps produced by Chris Wilbur P.E., Doug Bradley and Foley Associates the documentation of which is included below.  All hazard and constraint boundaries are approximate.  Lots that fall within the hazards are subject to Environmental Development Permits as defined by the Rico Land Use Code.  Lots that include flood plain areas and wetland areas may be subject to federal regulations.

Documentation for Hazard & Constraint maps, Town of Rico Colorado

Permit Applications:

Town of Rico Permit Building Permit Application

Town of Rico Septic Permit Application

Town of Rico Sign Application

Town of Rico Minor Subdivision Application 

Town of Rico Subdivision Application

Town of Rico Special Use Permit Application

Town of Rico Variance Application

Town of Rico Road Vacation Application

Town of Rico Historic Alteration Certificate Application

Septic System Regulations:

Ordinance 2017-1

CDPHE Regulation 43 2017

Other Information

Town of Rico Design Criteria

2006 International Building Codes with amendments/modifications (4-19-18)

Permit Fee Worksheet Residential

Permit Fee Worksheet Commercial

Work Exempt from Building Permits

The Colorado Department of Health and Environment has regulations regarding demolition, remodeling and renovations.  For more information go to   These regulations describe the projects that require asbestos inspections.  The link below provides information about trigger levels.

State of Colorado Asbestos Regulations -Renovation Demolition Information