Notice for Fences and Mailboxes


Please be aware that under Dolores County Road Specifications any new construction of fences or mailboxes must follow these guidelines:

Structures and/or Fences

Any private structures, including fences, etc. shall be installed at a minimum of thirty (30) feet from center of existing County Road.


Upright mailbox post must be 6 ft. from the edge of the driving surface. Mailbox opening must be at least 18 inches back from the driving surface and mailbox/mailbox platform must sit at least 42 inches above the level of the driving surface.

For a complete list of the Road Specifications please contact the Commissioner’s office or the Road and Bridge Department at 970-677-2328.

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