These standards, including material specifications and construction requirements, are for all construction within City right-of-way and in other areas under City jurisdiction or ownership. These specifications are the minimum requirements for materials and construction and may only be modified by written approval of the City of 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.