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Bayfield Fall Clean Up Day

Bayfield's Fall Clean Up day will be held at the Town public works shop, 905 Community Lane, Saturday, October 10, from 7 am until dumpsters are full.

See flyer for more information...

New Water Dock Station Rates in Effect Immediately

Bayfield Town Board of Trustees passed Resolution 459 September 1, 2020, raising water rates at the Town of Bayfield water dock station.

New water rates at the water station are $20.00 per 1,000 gallons, effective immediately.

Read the resolution...

Town seeking applicants for Board of Trustees, Planning Commission, and Tree Board

Bayfield Board of Trustees is seeking letters of interest to fill a trustee vacancy. Interested individuals must be a registered voter of Bayfield, at least 18 years of age, and a resident of Bayfield for a minimum of 12 consecutive months. First review deadline is September 10, 2020; second review deadline is September 24, 2020. Applicants should include description of interest in serving as a member of the Bayfield Board of Trustees, brief resume, and contact information in their submissions. Submit to Town Manager Katie Sickles via email,; mail to PO Box 80, Bayfield, CO 81122; or deliver to Town Hall, 1199 Bayfield Parkway. Call 970-884-9544 ext 101 with questions.

The Town of Bayfield is seeking letters of interest from interested residents to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission.  Individuals interested in the position must reside within the Town of Bayfield corporate limits.  The volunteer position duties include land use regulation review and land use application recommendations.  The Planning Commission meets once a month on the second Tuesday at 7:00 pm.  Submit a letter of interest with a brief biography to Town of Bayfield in care of Town Manager; PO Box 80; Bayfield, CO  81122 or email

The Town of Bayfield Board of Trustees has been inspired to revive the Bayfield Tree Board.  The Town is seeking energetic volunteers that enjoy discussing trees, encouraging an urban canopy, working with the community to restore sick trees to their glory, assisting new home owners with tree species recommendations, celebrating an Arbor Day, and at times recommending tree removal. Residency within the Town is not necessary.  Tree Board meetings will be scheduled later in the summer.  Anyone interested in serving as a volunteer on the Bayfield Tree Board may submit a letter of interest with a brief biography to Town of Bayfield in care of Mayor Tarkington; PO Box 80; Bayfield, CO  81122 or email

Bayfield Transfer Station hours and operations

La Plata County offers residents a yard waste collection site located at the Bayfield Convenience Center at 4496 CR 223 that provides local residents disposal of their dry, brown yard waste such as tree trimmings, slash, pine needles, and tree trunks.  Please do not bring grass clippings or sagebrush. Consider combining trips by bringing your recyclables and dry, brown yard waste to drop off when you get your mulch. The accumulated yard waste is mulched and made available to County residents, free of charge. Residents must load their own mulch, but the County tries to offer two free mulch loading days in the spring and fall. For additional information, call (970) 382-6376 or visit the station website.


Recently Adopted Ordinances

Ordinance 445

An Ordinance Amending The Official Zoning Map For Certain Properties Within The Town Of Bayfield To Town Center (TC)


Ordinance 444

An Ordinance Of The Town Of Bayfield, Colorado Adding Chapter 2 Article I. Section 2-6.3 Finance Director / Treasurer


Ordinance 443

An Ordinance Of The Town Of Bayfield, Colorado Amending Article II. Public Works Department


Ordinance 442

An Ordinance Of The Town Of Bayfield, Colorado Amending Article I. In General Section 2-1.(a) And (b) Board Of Trustees - Generally


Ordinance 441

An Ordinance Of The Town Of Bayfield, Colorado Amending Land Use Code Section 4-8 Accessory Uses And Subsection D