The Eagle County Land Use Regulations Section 4-420 discusses development in areas subject to Geologic Hazards. There are certain types of lands in Eagle County that have the potential to pose hazards to human life and safety and to property due to their geologic characteristics. These lands include, but are not limited to, avalanche hazard areas, rockfall hazard areas, landslides, debris fans, talus slopes,areas containing expansive soils and rocks, and areas susceptible to ground subsidence. Development should avoid geologic hazard areas whenever possible.
There are two (2) sets of maps referred to collectively as "The Eagle County Geologic Hazard Maps" that depict the potential geologic hazard areas in unincorporated Eagle County.
The first such map set is known as "Bedrock Geological, Surficial Deposits and Potential Geologic Hazards Map, Eagle County, Colorado", prepared by Charles S. Robinson and Associates, Inc., Golden, Colorado, 1975. These maps encompass areas 1-5.
The second such map set is known as "Bedrock Geological, Surficial Deposits and Potential Geologic Hazards Map, Eagle County, Colorado", prepared by Allan E. Miller, Consulting Geologist, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, 1977-78. These two (2) maps sets are hereinafter and are hereby incorporated herein by reference. These maps encompass areas 6-22.
The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.
Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by SEQ in Ascending Order within category