City of Greeley Municipal Code

The full Municipal Code can be read online.

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

Recent Ordinances

ORDINANCE NO. 1 , 2017

An ORDINANCE adopting various amendments to the Greeley Municipal Code, including repealing Chapter 18. 52 ( Accessory & Temporary Uses, Structures and Buildings), Chapter 18. 36 (Home Occupations), Section 18. 44. 140 ( Fences, Walls and Hedges) and reenacting and enacting Chapter 18. 52 (Accessory Uses and Structures) and Chapter 18.53 Temporary Uses and Structures)

ORD 01, 2017

ORDINANCE NO. 4 2017

AN ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO SECTION 2 -6 OF THE GREELEY CODE PROVIDING A SCHEDULE OF COMPENSATION WHICH ESTABLISHES A SALARY OF 1, 500.00 PER MONTH FOR THE MAYOR AND $1, 000.00 PER MONTH FOR MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF GREELEY, COLORADO, AND AUTHORIZING ELECTIVE OFFICERS TO PARTICIPATE AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE IN FRINGE BENEFIT PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO CITY EMPLOYEES AND MANDATING THAT THE CITY COUNCIL REVIEW THE COMPENSATION OF THE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF COUNCIL AT LEAST ONCE IN EVERY FOUR (4) YEAR PERIOD AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ORDINANCE.

ORD 04, 2017

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 dened 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

Guidelines for owning pets in Greeley can be found on the Animal Control Unit page. 

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

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.

You can also find information in our planning documents, including brochures on business signs, fences, landscaping, RV parking, and property maintenance. 

Community Development Code Compliance

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