City of Greeley Municipal Code

The full Municipal Code can be read online.
Recent ordinances can be found at documents.greeleygov.com.

Some of the most commonly asked about codes and ordinances are detailed below. 

Smoking and vaping in public places in Greeley

In 2015, the City of Greeley amended its smoking ordinance to include electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices. All smoking activity is prohibited in public places and common areas. The smoking ban was put in place to protect the health and safety of the community.

  1. Smoking and vaping are not allowed in restaurants, bars, banks, theaters, businesses, schools, government buildings, and public transportation vehicles. The law also includes some outdoor areas such as public ball fields, pools or arenas and must be at least 50 feet away from the seating area.
  2. Smoking and vaping are prohibited within 15 feet of an entrance of a building that is open to the public.
  3. Smoking means placing a smoking or vaping device in one’s mouth or holding a lit device. “Lit” is defined as illuminated by electricity, battery, or fire.
  4. Greeley’s no smoking laws include any device which can be used to deliver substances including, but not limited to nicotine, tobacco, or marijuana. This includes cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, pipes, and hookahs.
  5. A private residence or vehicle is not subject to Greeley’s smoking regulations.
  6. There are penalties for disobeying Greeley’s smoking laws.

Pets in Greeley

Any person residing in the City of Greeley owning, keeping, harboring or having custody of a dog or cat needs to obtain a license for such animal. Applications for dog or cat licenses are taken at the City of Greeley Finance Department, 1000 10th Street, Greeley, CO 80631 between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

For lost and found animals, please contact the Weld County Humane Society at 970-506-9550 or WeldCountyHumane.org.

Additional information on owning pets in Greeley can be found on the Greeley Police Animal Control Unit page.

Code related to neighborhoods

Our most frequently asked about codes are detailed below. For complete information, please reference the full Greeley Municipal Code. To report violations, please refer to the Code Compliance page.

Community Development Code Compliance

Event Permits
Fences
Garage Sales
Landscaping
Noxious Weeds
Occupancy of Dwelling Units
Outdoor Furniture
Overgrown Vegetation
Parking and vehicles
Signs
Trash
Weeds
Yard Maintenance