Providing citizens information on how the City of Greeley is making daily strides to protect community health and safety through the management of the oil and gas industry.

Greeley Colorado A City Achieving Community Excellence

Industry Management

Oil and gas operations within the City of Greeley are managed according to local, state, and federal human and environmental health regulations.

Who manages the oil and gas industry within the City of Greeley?

 City of Greeley department's share management responsibility of the oil and gas industry, those departments are:

Planning and Zoning Department

  • Review proposed facility locations and site use under the City’s Use by Special Review (USR) permitting process
  • Evaluate current and long-term planning goals to balance oil and gas production with the protection of community health and safety

Greeley Fire Department

  • Participate in the USR review process
  • Employ incident prevention programs including
  • Help create emergency response planning/training with local and regional industry managers, first responders, and industry safety personnel

Code Compliance Division

  • Enforces current municipal codes using site inspections, investigating citizen complaints, and enacting disciplinary actions for code violations

Planning Commission

  • USR request approval and rejections

City Council

  • Considers appeals of USR decisions made by the Planning Division

    How does the State of Colorado manage the oil and gas industry?

    The State of Colorado regulates the oil and gas industry through a variety of agencies including

    How does the federal government manage the oil and gas industry?

    How does the federal government manage the oil and gas industry?

    US Environmental Protection Agency
    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)
    Other Federal Agencies
    Contact Us

    Planning and Zoning

    1100 10th Street - 2nd Floor
    Greeley, CO 80631

    970-350-9780 tel

    Hours of Operation 8:00AM - 5:00PM