City of Greeley Municipal Code
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.
- 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.
- Smoking and vaping are prohibited within
15 feet of an entrance of a building that is
open to the public.
- 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.
- 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.
- A private residence or vehicle is not subject
to Greeley’s smoking regulations.
- There are penalties for disobeying Greeley’s
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.