Our winter snow plan starts officially on November 1 each year. The information below will help you prepare for parking and for snow removal in Minturn this winter.
Our parking plan is designed to address parking concerns and to assist in the timeliness of the snow removal process. After review and discussion, Town Council, as well as, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), approved the plan.
The purpose of the time-restricted parking plan is two-fold:
The parking plan incorporates the following from November 1st to April 1st:
The parking plan also addresses year round, time-limited parking. Parking will be limited to two hours in front of:
The Town of Minturn would like to remind residents, property owners and business owners in Minturn of the Municipal Codes that apply to snow removal within the Town limits:
1. Municipal Code Section 11-1-10
"It is unlawful for any owner or occupant of any lot, block or parcel of ground within the Town, or for any agent in charge of such property, to allow any snow or ice to accumulate or remain upon any sidewalk or pathway alongside such property longer than twenty-four (24) hours from the time of the last accretion of such snow or ice."
2. Municipal Code Section 11-1-40 (a)
"It is unlawful for any person to litter, track or deposit or cause to be littered, tracked or deposited, sand, gravel, rocks, mud, dirt, snow, ice or any other debris or material upon any street, sidewalk, alley or public place, or any portion thereof."
3. Municipal Code Section 11-1-40- (b)
"The provisions of this Section shall not be applicable:
4Municipal Code Section 11-1-50
"Snowplow operators shall not deposit snow or ice on any private property without the written permission of the property owner to which the snow will be deposited and with written approval from the Town."
The Town is once again offering a location site for snow disposal. The snow disposal site will be located on Cemetery Road, past the Public Works Building and the LaFarge facility. There will not be a fee for Minturn residents to utilize the snow disposal site for snow removal from their primary residence. To schedule a time to dispose of snow, please contact the Town offices at 970-827-5645 and provide your name and contact number. Public Works staff will be notified and return your call to schedule a time/appointment for you.
There is a fee for commercial dumping of snow. A $55.00 fee will be charged for a Tandem Truck full of snow and $90.00 fee will be charged for an End Dump vehicle full of snow. Commercial businesses must contact the Town Clerk at the Town offices (970-827-5645, extension 102) to schedule use of the snow disposal site.
In conclusion, the Town would like to thank you for your time and cooperation in reference to the parking and snow removal processes that have been implemented within the Town of Minturn. As always, the Town staff looks forward to serving you and working with you to continue making Minturn an amazing place to live, work and play.
Should you have any questions related to this information, please contact Town staff at (970) 827-5645.