Emergency Management

The mission of the Summit County Office of Emergency Management is to provide coordination of elected offices and county departments in preparedness, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery to emergencies and disasters.

Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Summit County is in the process of updating our hazard mitigation plan. We welcome feedback and input from the community. Read the draft plan (pdf).

Complete a survey to provide feedback on the draft plan.

​Summit County Fire Restrictions

Effective Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, the Board of County Commissioners has lifted Stage 1 fire restrictions in Summit County. No local fire restrictions are currently in effect. View statewide fire restriction and fire danger information across Colorado.

Local Hazard Risks

Summit County has a number of hazard risks, including avalanches, floods, wildfires and severe weather, among others. Learn more about hazard risks in Summit County.

Natural Hazard Plans

Summit County has worked with many other local agencies to create plans to reduce long-term risks to people and property from natural hazards, such as wildfire, drought, landslides and floods. Learn more about Summit County's natural hazard plans.

Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

It's important for individuals, businesses and families to prepare for emergencies and disasters before they ever happen. Find resources on emergency and disaster preparedness.

Emergency Blog

Visit the Summit County Emergency Blog to find public information during active emergencies and disasters.