Fee Schedule

Fee Schedule

The City Council of the City of Gunnison sets the fee schedule periodically by resolution.  The below fee schedule is effective as of May 10, 2022.

DEPARTMENT/DESCRIPTION UNIT  FEE 
ADMINISTRATION/CLERK/FINANCE    
City Code Book Per hard copy  $               35.00
Court Costs Each  $               20.00
Saferide Surcharge Each  $               50.00
Bench Warrant Fee Each  $               30.00
Default Judgement Fee Each  $               30.00
Deferred Sentence Fee Each  $               50.00
Deferred Prosecution Fee Each  $               50.00
Record Sealing Fee Each  $               65.00
Photocopies (letter size) Per page  $                 0.25
Photocopies (ledger) Per page  $                 0.50
Photocopies (24”x36”) Per page  $                 5.00
Photocopies (36”x48”) Per page  $                 5.00
Labels Per label  $                 0.10
FAX Per page  $                 0.25
Copies of Electronic Records Per USB drive  Actual costs 
Research * Per hour  Per employee cost 
* According to limits imposed in C.R.S. 24-72-205 (6)    
Transient Merchant License Fee Non-refundable  $               50.00
Returned Transactions Per returned item  $               20.00
24-Hour Notice Fee Per notice delivered  $               20.00
Electrical Service Reconnection Fee Per reconnection  $               30.00
Collection Fee Of delinquent balance 18%
Sales Tax License Per license or renewal  $               20.00
Sales Tax License – Single Event Per license or renewal  $               10.00
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT    
Text/Map Amendments Application fee plus legals fee  $             185.00
CD Copy of Any Document Per CD  $                 1.00
Certified Mailings for all applications Postage  Current  USPS rate 
Conditional Use Application fee plus legals fee  $             130.00
Inspection Fee for DIA/SIA Per dollar of ROW improvement 1%
Exceptions (Gunnison Rising PUD) Application fee plus legals fee  $             130.00
Fireplace/Solid Fuel Per application  $               55.00
Handbill Bond Fee  $             110.00
Handbill License Fee  $               11.00
Land Development Code (Black & White) Per copy  $               55.00
Legals Fee Per legal notice required (or actual if the amount exceeds $35)  $               50.00
License Agreements (Except Sandwich Boards) Application fee   $               63.00
Comprehensive Plan Per copy  $             155.00
Photocopies (11”x17”) Per page  $                 0.50
Photocopies (legal size) Per page  $                 0.25
Photocopies (letter size) Per page  $                 0.25
Plotter copies (11”x17”) Per page  $                 4.00
Plotter copies (24” x 36”) Per page  $               10.00
Plotter copies (8-1/2”x11” letter) Per page  $                 1.00
Plotter copies (8-1/2”x14” legal) Per page  $                 2.00
Plotter copies (larger than 24”x36”) Per page  $               15.00
Site Development Review (Interdepartmental) Application admin review fee  $             100.00
Subdivision - Exempt Application fee plus recording fees  $               80.00
Subdivision - Major/Minor Per applicable applications below  
Subdivision - Sketch Plan Application fee plus legals fee  $             130.00
Subdivision - Preliminary Plat Application fee plus legals fee  $             300.00
Subdivision - Final Plat Application fee plus recording fees  $             185.00
Three Mile Plan Per copy  $               33.00
Trails Master Plan Per color copy  $               49.50
Transportation Plan Per copy  $               11.00
Vacation Application fee plus legals fee  $             185.00
Variance Application fee plus legals fee  $             130.00
Wireless Communication Facilities May be additional permits or license fee  $             200.00
Waivers Application fee plus legals fee  $             130.00
West Gunnison Neighborhood Plan Color copy costs  $             187.00
Zoning Map (24" x 36") Per color copy   $               16.50
PARKS & RECREATION    
 Community Center Rental Fees      
“W” Mountain Room Per hour up to 6 hours  $               40.00
“W” Mountain Room Over 6 hours  $             265.00
Palisades Room Per hour up to 6 hours  $               40.00
Palisades Room Over 6 hours  $             265.00
“W” Mountain Rm & Palisades Rm Per hour up to 6 hours  $               60.00
“W” Mountain Rm & Palisades Rm Over 6 hours  $             400.00
Boomers Room Per hour up to 6 hours  $               40.00
Boomers Room Over 6 hours  $             265.00
Multi-Purpose Room Per hour up to 6 hours  $               40.00
Multi-Purpose Room Over 6 hours  $             265.00
Half Gymnasium Per hour up to 6 hours  $               40.00
Half Gymnasium Over 6 hours  $             265.00
Full Gymnasium Per hour up to 6 hours  $               60.00
Full Gymnasium Over 6 hours  $             400.00
Climbing Wall Per hour up to 6 hours (requires staff member to be present)  $               55.00
Cleaning Deposit Conditional refund  $             200.00
Kitchen Non-refundable  $             100.00
  Per hour outside of operating hours  $               40.00
Alcohol Non-refundable  $             150.00
Birthday Package Each  $               85.00
Pool Per lane per hour  $               20.00
Community Center Membership Fees         
Community Center Members receive a 10% discount on Parks & Recreation Programs and Rentals.  Discount does not apply to team fees for league play (basketball, football, softball, volleyball).    
Community Center Annual Memberships are valid for a year starting on date of purchase.  
Adult (18-61 yrs.) Daily  $               10.00
Youth ( 5-17 yrs.) Daily  $                 7.00
Active Adult (62-69 yrs.) Daily  $                 8.00
Senior (70+ yrs.) Daily  $                 7.00
Noon Swim Daily  $                 6.00
Twilight Adult Daily  $                 6.00
Twilight Youth Daily  $                 4.00
Twilight Active Adult Daily  $                 5.00
Twilight Senior Daily  $                 4.00
Family Annual  $             295.00
Family 3 months  $             140.00
Family Memberships are for immediate family members living at the same address consisting of 1 or 2 adults and children under the age of 18.  Unmarried children, 18 years and older, attending school full time, are eligible up to the age of 23 years.  Pricing is for 4 members - each additional member is $30.00.  
Adult (18-61 yrs.) Annual  $             235.00
Adult (18-61 yrs.) 3 months  $             115.00
Adult Couples Annual  $             270.00
Adult Couples 3 months  $             125.00
Youth (5 – 17 yrs) Annual  $             130.00
Youth (5 – 17 yrs) 3 month  $               60.00
Youth Pair Annual  $             230.00
Youth Pair 3 month  $             110.00
Youth w/Choice Pass    $               62.00
Active Adult (62-69 yrs) single Annual  $             130.00
  3 months  $               60.00
Active Adults (62-69 yrs) couple Annual  $             230.00
  3 months  $             110.00
Senior Adult (70+) single Annual  $             100.00
  3 months  $               50.00
Senior Adults (70+) couple Annual  $             175.00
  3 months  $               85.00
Adult (18 – 61 yrs) 20 punch card  $             145.00
Youth (5 – 17 yrs) 20 punch card  $               95.00
Active Adult (62-69 yrs) 20 punch card  $               95.00
Senior (70+ yrs) 20 punch card  $               75.00
Punch cards are good for 1 year from date of purchase, and are transferable youth-to-youth, adult-to-adult, active adult-to-active adult, or senior-to-senior  
Park Rental Fees    
Jorgensen Softball Complex Per day for 3 fields  $             250.00
Jorgensen Softball Complex Per lighted night game  $               30.00
Individual Field Rates (all complexes) Per day  $             115.00
Multipurpose Field & Baseball/Softball Field Rental Per Hour   $               25.00
Other City Parks   Per day  $               50.00
Jorgensen Event Center    
Public Skating/Drop-In Hockey-Indoor Rink    
     Adult (16 – 61 yrs)    $                 7.00
     Youth (5 – 15 yrs)    $                 5.00
     5 yrs. and under with paid adult    Free 
Public Skating/Drop-In Hockey-Covered Rink    Free 
Public Skating/Drop-In Hockey-PacMan Pond    Free 
Season Pass (unlimited public skating/drop-in hockey)  
     Adult (16 – 61 yrs) Each individual  $               75.00
     Youth (5 – 15 yrs) Each individual  $               55.00
     Family Season  $             100.00
Family Memberships are for immediate family members living at the same address consisting of 1 or 2 adults and children under the age of 18.  Unmarried children, 18 years and older, attending school full time, are eligible up to the age of 23 years.  Pricing is for 4 members - each additional member is $10.00.  
Skate Rental Adult  $                 5.00
Skate Rental Youth  $                 5.00
Skate Sharpening One-time (24 hr. turnaround)  $                 7.00
Skate Sharpening 5 time punch card (24 hr. turnaround)  $               30.00
Ice Rental    
     Covered Rink Hourly  $             140.00
     Indoor Rink Hourly  $             185.00
Complex Rental    
     Indoor Rink (Entire Complex) Daily  $             185.00
     Outdoor Rink (Large Pavilion) Daily  $             140.00
     Outdoor Rink Lean-To (Small Pavilion) Daily  $               45.00
Cleaning Deposit Conditional refund  $             250.00
Events Equipment Rentals    
Stage/Event Trailer Per day (delivery in-town)  $             140.00
  Per day (delivery out-of-town)  $             300.00
City Tent (16' x 16') Per day  $             100.00
P/A System Per day  $               40.00
Crowd Control Fencing Per day per 8' section (City setup)  $                 5.00
  Per day per 8' section (renter setup)  $                 3.00
Orange Event Fencing Per day per 250'  $               11.00
8’ Tables Per day each (City sets up and cleans)  $                 8.00
Chairs Per day each (City sets up and cleans)  $                 1.00
Cranor Ski Area    
Daily Lift Tickets    
     Adult (17-61 yrs) Each individual  $               25.00
     Youth (5-16 yrs) Each individual  $               15.00
     Senior (62+ yrs) Each individual  FREE 
     Children Under 5 yrs Each individual  FREE 
Season Cranor Ski Passes    
Community Center/Jorgensen Event Center Members    $ 80.00 for 1st family mbr. $20.00 each add’tl mbr. 
Non-Community Center/Jorgensen Event Center Members    $ 95.00 for 1st family mbr. $20.00 each add’tl mbr. 
Cross-Country Skis/Poles/Boots Rental  Youth size (limited availability)   $               20.00
POLICE DEPARTMENT    
VIN Inspections Per vehicle  $               10.00
Fingerprints Per name  $               10.00
Accident Reports Each  $                 5.00
Law Enforcement Record Request Each request, up to 15 minutes research and preparation time  $                 5.00
  Each Request, over 15 minutes research and preparation time, pro-rated at $25.00 per hour  $               25.00
Records Request / VRA Covered Crimes Per CRS 24-4.1-302.5 (b.9) crime victims of crimes identified by Victims' Rights Statutes have the right to a free copy of the initial incident report from the investigating law enforcement agency  $                   -  
Property Return Postage and packaging materials  Actual costs 
PBT (Breath Test) Per test  $                 2.00
Sex Offender Registration Per registration  $               25.00
Animal-Related Fees    
Animal Pickup Fees Per animal  $               10.00
Animal Shelter Care Fee Per animal per day  $               20.00
    Per animal for each additional day; computed daily starting at 8am  $               20.00
  Additional care costs if needed  Actual costs 
  Veterinarian costs  Actual costs 
Animal License (spayed/neutered) Per animal per year  $                 5.00
Animal License (non-spayed/neutered) Per animal per year  $               10.00
Animal License Reissue Per lost animal tag  $                 1.00
PUBLIC WORKS    
Construction Standards Per copy  $               25.00
Maps/plats Per copy  $               10.00
Street Improvement Plans Per copy  $               40.00
Right-Of-Way Permit Review Fee w/o pavement or surface cut/removal Each Permit Application  $               60.00
Right-of-Way Permit w/ Hard Surface Pavement Cut/Removal Per Square Foot ($60 minimum charge)  $                 5.00
Right-of-Way Permit w/Granular Surface Cut/Removal Per Square Foot ($60 minimum charge)  $                 1.00
Trench Box Fee Each use  $             500.00
Electric    
Residential:    
Service Charge Per month  $               18.50
Time of Day Rate Per month  $               22.75
Usage Charge Per kWh  $             0.0921
Time of Day Rate    
On-Peak Per kWh  $             0.1157
Off-Peak Per kWh  $             0.0607
Commercial:    
Service Charge Per month  $               32.50
Usage Charge Per kWh  $             0.0963
City Government Service:    
Monthly Service Charge Per month  $               32.50
Usage Charge Per kWh  $             0.0963
Western Colorado University:    
Service Charge Per month  $             125.00
Usage Charge Per kWh  $             0.0635
Demand Charge Per kWh  $               11.00
Contracts Lights Per month  $               11.90
Pole Attachment Fee Per attachment  $               15.00
New Construction Allowance (customer pays actual cost above the allowance)  
Residential                $             475.00
Commercial    $           1,195.00
Electric Meter Reading Fee Per month (for non-radio frequency meters)  $               25.00
Green Energy Rates and Fees    
Wind Power                                                     Per 100 kWh per month  $                 1.70
Net Metering Fee Per month   $                 2.50
Wholesale Rate  Per kWh  $            0.04070
Large Generation System Interconnection Fee Per kW per month  $                 5.46
Avoided Cost Rate  Per kWh  $            0.04209
Water    
 Water Rates:     
Base Meter Charge (based on water meter size):  
 5/8" Meter  Per month  $               16.46
 3/4" Meter  Per month  $               16.46
 1" Meter  Per month  $               16.46
 1½" Meter  Per month  $               24.13
 2" Meter  Per month  $               27.43
 3" Meter  Per month  $               73.50
 4" Meter  Per month  $               98.73
Usage Charges     
 First 5,000 gallons/month   Per 1,000 gallons  $               2.106
 5,001-10,000 gallons/month  Per 1,000 gallons  $               2.504
 over 10,000 gallons/month  Per 1,000 gallons  $               2.954
Water Meter Penalty Fee Per month  $               40.00
Water Meter Reading Fee Per month  $               40.00
Water Fill Station Up to 1,000 gallons  $                 5.50
  Plus per gallon over 1,000 gallons  $            0.01100
* This rate will be in effect once the new fill station is operational  
Water Utility Investment Fees (based on water meter size)  
¾" Accessory Dwelling Unit at 0.70 EQU Each   $           6,300.00
¾" at one EQU Each   $           9,000.00
1" Each   $         16,200.00
1 ½" Each   $         36,000.00
2" Each   $         63,000.00
3" Each   $        126,000.00
4" Each   $        216,000.00
6" Each   $        432,000.00
Water Utility Investment Fees for Affordable/Workforce Housing (based on water meter size)
¾" Accessory Dwelling Unit at 0.70 EQU Each   $           1,750.00
¾" at one EQU Each   $           2,500.00
1" Each   $           4,500.00
1 ½" Each   $         10,000.00
2" Each   $         17,500.00
3" Each   $         35,000.00
4" Each   $         60,000.00
6" Each   $        120,000.00
Water Utility Construction Fees    
¾" Accessory Dwelling Unit at 0.70 EQU Each   $                   -  
¾" at one EQU Each   $           1,500.00
1" Each   $           1,500.00
1 ½" Each   $           1,500.00
2" Each   $           1,500.00
3" Each   $           2,000.00
4" Each   $           2,000.00
6" Each   $           2,000.00
Commercial Backflow Fee  Each month  $                 1.00
Private Fire Fee Each  $               35.00
Contractor Fire Hydrant Meter Fee  Each  $             250.00
Sewer    
Sewer Rates    
Residential:    
Service and Usage Charge Each month  $               44.14
Commercial:    
Service Charge Each month  $               21.19
Usage Charge Per gallon of water used as determined by water meter  $            0.00445
Gunnison County Sewer Districts:    
Dos Rios Per gallon  $            0.00594
North Valley Per gallon  $            0.00594
Tomichi Village Per gallon  $            0.00594
Septic Tank and Portable Toilet Waste Per load  $               44.45
  Plus per gallon  $            0.25252
Recreation Vehicles and Bus Waste * Per load  $               15.00
* This rate will be in effect once the new dump station is operational  
Sewer Utility Investment Fees (based on water meter size)  
¾" Accessory Dwelling Unit at 0.70 EQU Each (requires $4,800 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $           5,600.00
¾" at one EQU Each (requires $4,800 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $           8,000.00
1" Each (requires $8,640 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $         14,400.00
1 ½" Each (requires $19,200 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $         32,000.00
2" Each (requires $33,600 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $         56,000.00
3" Each (requires $67,200 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $        112,000.00
4" Each (requires $115,200 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $        192,000.00
6" Each (requires $230,400 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $        384,000.00
Sewer Utility Investment Fees for Affordable/Workforce Housing (based on water meter size)
¾" Accessory Dwelling Unit at 0.70 EQU Each (requires $4,800 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $           3,500.00
¾" at one EQU Each (requires $4,800 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $           5,000.00
1" Each (requires $8,640 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $           9,000.00
1 ½" Each (requires $19,200 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $         20,000.00
2" Each (requires $33,600 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $         35,000.00
3" Each (requires $67,200 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $         70,000.00
4" Each (requires $115,200 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $        120,000.00
6" Each (requires $230,400 Gunnison County Sewer Dist. Capacity Charge if applicable)  $        240,000.00
Sewer Utility Construction Fees    
¾" Accessory Dwelling Unit at 0.70 EQU Each   $                   -  
¾" at one EQU Each   $           1,000.00
1" Each   $           1,000.00
1 ½" Each   $           1,000.00
2" Each   $           1,000.00
3" Each   $           1,000.00
4" Each   $           1,000.00
6" Each   $           1,000.00
Extra Strength Treatment Surcharge     
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) Per pound (in excess of 250 mg/L)  $             0.8230
Total Suspended Solids (TSS)  Per pound (in excess of 250 mg/L)  $             0.4073
Wastewater Treatment Plant    
Gunni Gold Compost Per yard (1/2 yard minimum)  $               30.00
Gunni Gold Compost Per 5 gallon bucket  $                 2.00
Water Lab Fees    
Total Coliform/E Coli- Most Probable Number Each test  $               35.00
Total Coliform/E. Coli-Presence/Absence Each test  $               25.00
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) Influent/Effluent Each test  $               50.00
Carbonaceous Biochemical Oxygen Demand (cBOD) Influent/Effluent Each test  $               50.00
Total Suspended Solids (TSS) Influent/Effluent Each test  $               22.00
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Influent/Effluent/Public Water Intake Each test  $               22.00
pH Each test  $               11.00
Ammonia Each test  $               22.00
Nitrate Each test  $               22.00
Nitrite Each test  $               22.00
Hardness Each test  $               12.00
Phosphate Each test  $               33.00
Metrohm Nitrate Each test  $               12.00
Metrohm Nitrite Each test  $               12.00
Metrohm Flouride Each test  $               12.00
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN) Each test  $               25.00
Alkalinity-CACO3 Each test  $               22.00
Chlorine Each test  $                 5.00
Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) Influent/Effluent Each test  $               50.00
Total Inorganic Nitrogen Each test  $               60.00
Turbidity-Nephelometric Turbidity Units (NTU) Each test  $               22.00
Waste and Recycling    
Residential Waste and Recycling     
Recycling (Plastic, aluminum, tin, paper, glass, and cardboard) Per month  $                   -  
68 Gallon Can (every-other week) Per month  $               19.00
68 Gallon Can Per month  $               25.00
98 Gallon Can Per month  $               31.00
2 Cubic Yard Dumpster * Per month  $             100.00
2 Cubic Yard Shared Dumpster * Per month/per household  $               25.00
* Residential dumpsters provided according to the discretion of the Public Works Director (4-residence minimum)
Commercial Waste and Recycling    
68 Gallon Can Per month  $               42.00
98 Gallon Can Per month  $               49.00
2 Cubic Yard Dumpster (residential charge plus commercial service fee) Per month  $             125.00
Recycling (Plastic, aluminum, tin, paper, and glass containers must not exceed 50 pounds) Per month  $               18.00
Cardboard Recycling Per month  $               35.00
Special/Additional Refuse    
Loose Waste Per cubic yard (4 yd maximum)  $               45.00
Appliance Each  $               81.00
Mattress or Box Spring Each  $               83.00
Furniture Items Each  $               83.00
Refrigerator/Freezer Each  $               83.00
Passenger/ATV Tire Each  $               18.00
Passenger/ATV Tire w/ Rim Each  $               23.00
Truck Tire Each  $               32.00
Truck Tire w/ Rim Each  $               49.00
Residential Canister (flat rate) Each  $               21.00
Dumpster Each  $               33.00
Electronics Recycling (no refrigerators/freezers) Per pound (rounded to the nearest dollar)  $                 1.00
Overfill Charge    
Residential Can Each  $               23.00
Dumpster Each  $               44.00
Tree Dump    
Concrete/Asphalt Per cubic yard – normal hours  $               25.00
Tree dump – during hrs. of operation Per pickup load  $                 8.00
Tree dump – during hrs. of operation Per trailer load, 8'-16'  $               16.00
Tree dump – during hrs. of operation Per trailer load, 16'-24'  $               24.00
Tree dump – during hrs. of operation Per trailer load, 24'-32'  $               32.00
Tree dump – during hrs. of operation Per trailer load, bobtail dump truck  $               16.00
Tree dump – during hrs. of operation Per trailer load, tandem dump truck  $               32.00
Tree dump – during hrs. of operation Per trailer load, quad axle dump truck  $               64.00
Tree dump – during hrs. of operation Per bag (leaves and clippings only, first 5 regular size bags free)  $                 2.00
10-Punch Card Each  $               65.00

Welcome to Gunnison

Gunnison is a small mountain community on the western slope of Colorado with a population of approximately 6,560 full time residents. The population increases annually with the influx of tourism and Western Colorado University students numbering an additional 2,500. The City of Gunnison is the county seat for Gunnison County. Gunnison has a rich history of ranching, agriculture, mining, tourism and outdoor recreation opportunities that bring many more people through the community.
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