Smoke in the Eagle River Valley

Smoke in the Eagle River Valley is coming in from fires to the west. 

If smoke is thick or becomes thick in your neighborhood you may want to remain indoors. This is especially true for those with heart disease, respiratory illnesses, the very young, and the elderly. 

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Environmental Health

Contact Us

  • Phone: 970-328-9813
    Fax: 970-328-8788

    Environmental Health
    P.O. Box 179
    500 Broadway
    Eagle, Colorado 81631-0179


You may file a complaint about a possible code violation in person, in writing, by phone 970-328-8746 or email Please provide us with specific information, such as:

  • location of the property and property owner
  • nature of complaint
  • length of time you have observed the situation

We will investigate alleged violations that are reported anonymously, but having your name and phone number will assist us with follow-up and ensure that we have all the information we need to resolve the matter. Code enforcement investigates complaints regarding zoning, building, and environmental issues in unincorporated Eagle County. If your concern is within an incorporated town, follow the appropriate link to Avon, BasaltGypsum, Eagle, Minturn, Red Cliff or Vail.

Email to report violations to Eagle County's Smoking Ordinance in unincorporated areas.

Code enforcement also works with other outside agencies including:
Army Corps of Engineers: For 404 (discharge to water and wetland) compliance.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: For hazardous materials spill notifications; the Water Quality Control Division as it pertains to Storm Water Management Plans required to control erosion from all construction sites that disturbs one or more acres of ground; as well as the Air Pollution Control Division as it relates to open burning, dust, and odors from the various sources within Eagle County.

Colorado Attorney General's Office: For reporting and prosecution of environmental crimes.