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Adams County Buildings Closed in December to Combat COVID-19 Cases Across County

Due to the continually high number of COVID-19 cases in Adams County, all county buildings will be closed to the public during the month of December, with the exception of the following offices: Colorado Air and Space Port, Coroner, District Attorney, Human Services, Justice Center and Probation, Riverdale Animal Shelter, and Sheriff, who will continue to provide essential services.

Suncor to Conduct Fire Extinguisher Training

Suncor will conduct a drone flight today, Nov. 19, between 8 a.m. - noon, to obtain aerial imagery along the northern border of Plant 1 of the Commerce City Refinery. This work will enable them to evaluate site features and topography to support design considerations for future potential projects in the vicinity. 

Adams County Motor Vehicle Offices Closing Thursday, Nov. 19

Due to increased numbers of COVID-19, Adams County Motor Vehicle offices have been directly impacted and will close on Thursday, Nov. 19, until further notice. The offices will be unable to process transactions over the phone, via mail, or in-person during this time.

Adams County Moved to New Severe Risk Red Level on State’s Dial

Adams County was moved to the Severe Risk Red Level by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), Tuesday, Nov. 17. The new restrictions will go into effect Friday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m., and will remain in effect until Friday, Dec. 18, at which time our numbers will be reviewed by CDPHE and further determinations will be made.

Level 1 Fire Restriction

Burning Restrictions

Effective at noon on November 5, 2020, Adams County Sheriff Richard Reigenborn extended the Level 1 Fire Restrictions for Adams County until further notice. This restriction supersedes all previous fire restrictions and bans.

Controlled Burns must be called in to the Adams County Communications Center 303.288.1535. Check with your Fire District regarding any Burn Permit requirements as not all Districts require permits.

The following acts are prohibited in unincorporated Adams County until further notice:

Suncor to Conduct Live Fire Training

The Suncor Fire Department will be conducting fire training daily from Tuesday, Nov. 3, to Friday, Nov. 6, from approximately 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. During the training there likely will be large flames and thick smoke produced. In the event of an actual emergency, Suncor will cease all training and sound the appropriate alarms.