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Regular Municipal Elections are held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November in odd-numbered years unless otherwise required by Colorado Constitution Article X, Section 20 or C.R.S. § 1-41-101, et seq. All special and regular elections are nonpartisan. The next regular election is scheduled for November 2, 2021.
Most Citizen Electors can now register, verify, and/or update their voter registration online at www.GoVoteColorado.com.
Town Residents can register in person at:
Telluride Town Hall (Town Clerk’s Office), 135 W. Columbia, Telluride, CO 81435
San Miguel County Clerk & Recorder—Elections, 305 W. Colorado, Telluride, CO 81435
Any State of Colorado Driver’s License Agency
Past election information can be found online through our electronic records portal.
The Town of Telluride has not set contribution limits for candidates for town council or mayor. Additional Campaign Finance information can be found through the Colorado Secretary of State.
Contact Town Clerk Tiffany Kavanaugh at (970) 728-2157 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Campaign Finance forms should be submitted to the Clerk's Office, 135 W Columbia Ave, Telluride, CO 81435 by the deadlines outlined in the 2019 Municipal Filing Calendar.
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More information on towing may be found under the Marshal's Department parking page on this site. Parking page
Unmanned aircraft system use in the Town of Telluride is prohibited without a Drone Permit issued by the Town Manager. Access Drone Informational Brochure Access Drone Application
The Marshal's Department contracts towing services with private providers and payment for the tow / impound is made directly by the registered owner of the vehicle to the tow company. Impound fees will have to be paid before a vehicle will be released. Daily storage fees begin to accumulate after the first 24 hours that a vehicle has been in police custody, so it is recommended that the recovery of a towed vehicle not be delayed.
A parking ticket will accompany the impound paperwork and a court date is provided should an appeal of the circumstances be desired. Failure to pay the parking ticket prior to the court date, or failure to appear at the court date, will result in a doubling of the parking fine.
You can register for our programs two ways. Either through our on-line registration website or at the park offices. Winter hours: 9am - 4pm, Monday through Friday or Summer hours: 9am - 4pm, daily.
No, the campground does not have hook-ups of any kind. There are bathroom and shower facilities available on-site and drinking water is accessible. Generators are allowed as long as quiet hours are respected. Quiet hours are from 10pm to 8am.
Yes. In an effort to preserve the traditional nature of Town, all signage goes through staff-level review with the Planning Department. Issuance of a Certificate of Appropriateness must occur prior to installation. An application and Land Use Code Regulations (Article 3, Division 4) can be found on the department’s page. Copies are also available in the Planning Department, Rebekah Hall, 113 W. Columbia Avenue, Telluride. HARC Sign Application
Yes, an application must be reviewed by department staff per Land Use Code regulations. Once you have submitted your application, an on-site visit typically occurs next in order to assess the health of the tree and nature of the surrounding area. Review your requirements in Land Use Code Article 3 Division 5. Tree Removal Application
The cost is determined by how many employees work in the Town of Telluride. For a short-term rental, it is determined by how many sleeping rooms (including lofts/nooks) are in the unit. See Telluride Municipal Code Section 6-1-20.
All business licenses expire December 31st and must be renewed January 1st. Payment for business licenses is due no later than January 6th.
Licenses are only prorated in the final quarter of the year (October 1). The fee is half off the regular fee.
If you have any physical presence in town, i.e. meeting clients, advertising, delivering goods in exchange for money, a business license is required.
No. If you do not have a physical presence in the Town of Telluride, you do not need a business license, however, a sales tax license may be required. To apply for a sales tax license, follow these instructions. The process is the same as obtaining a business license., but during the application process, indicate in the description that you need a sales tax license only. The business license administrator will approve you for a zero-fee business license with an attached, non-expiring, sales tax license.
No. Telluride is a Home Rule Municipality and requires all business license owners doing business within the Town of Telluride to have a local business license, as well as being registered with the state. We also self-collect sales tax, so you will pay tax to the state and to the Town of Telluride separately.
Yes. Please contact the Telluride business license administrator at (970) 728-2159 to inform them of the sale date so they may close your account. You will continue to receive email notifications until your account is closed. An account cannot be closed until all taxes owed the Town have been remitted.
If the tax identification information will remain the same, then yes. If a new business entity will be formed with a new tax identification number, then your account must be closed, and the new owner will be responsible for opening a new account. Business licenses are non-transferable.
Before your license can be approved, you must submit a notarized Residential Rental Affidavit (Affidavit) to the Town. There are rental restrictions in the Residential Zone and the Affidavit is required pursuant to Telluride Land Use Code Division 6. A new business license will not be approved until the Affidavit is submitted.
You may rent your property for no more than three times in a year (Jan-Dec). These rentals may not accumulate to more than 29 days total. If you rent over the amount, your account will be processed by the legal department and you could be fined up to $1,000 per day of violation. See Understanding Short-Term Rental Regulations for additional information.
No. The Town of Telluride utilizes a paperless business licensing system called MUNIRevs. Electronic applications are required through telluride.munirevs.com. Computers at the Wilkinson Public Library are available.