Commissioners: The county commissioners act as the governing body of the county. They are elected at large to four year terms, and enact policies such as the establishment of the property tax rate and the adoption of the budget. They adopt ordinances or local laws that affect citizens living in unincorporated Eagle County.
Assessor Office: The Assessor’s Office is responsible for identifying, classifying and valuing all taxable real and personal property in Eagle County according to statutory provisions. The equitable assessment of property ensures a fair tax distribution relative to the value of similar properties.
Planning Regulatory: control over land use planning was established in Eagle County in 1964 when the county commissioners adopted procedures to subdivide property in unincorporated areas. Zoning regulations were adopted in the mid 1970s.
Clerk and Recorder: The Clerk & Recorder’s Office provides motor vehicle titling and registration, document recording, election coordination, voter registration, liquor license assistance, and the issuing of marriage licenses to the citizens of Eagle County.
Treasurer: The Treasurer is responsible for mailing property tax notices; collecting and disbursing taxes to the taxing authorities; receiving and depositing all monies for Eagle County; disbursing monies upon order of the Board of Commissioners; and investing all excess funds.
GIS: GIS generates and maintains spatial information which aids in the creation of maps and data analysis to support county departments and their customers. The department provides strategic GIS support to departments while offering data dissemination and display, map production and property queries to the public through the GIS Viewer.
Animal Control Animal Services provides a variety of animal control services for unincorporated Eagle County and all of the incorporated towns within the county. Please contact us at 970-328-3647 if you need to file an animal-related complaint. Animal Services does not handle wildlife issues. For these, please contact the Division of Wildlife at 970-947-2920.
Sustainable Communities: Sustainable Communities works to implement the Eagle County Environmental Policy and Climate Action Plan in county operations and within the larger community. Our shared community goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 25% percent by 2025.