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County Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1
Nude Entertainment Ordinance
Ordinance No. 2


Ordinance to Repeal Ordinance Number Two Establishing Massage Parlor Regulations
Ordinance No. 3
Prevention of Environmental Blight
Ordinance No. 4

Ordinance to Regulate the Location and Operation of  Vending on Streets and Sidewalks in Unincorporated Adams County

Ordinance No. 5


Ordinance to Regulate the Location and Operation of vending on streets and sidewalks in unincorporated Adams County
Ordinance No. 6


Pet Animal Lcensing and Control
Ordinance No. 7 Adult Motion Picture Theater Ordinance (invalidated by judicial decision)
Ordinance No. 8


Ordinance Regulating Loitering by Minor Children in Unincorporated Adams County
Ordinance No. 9


Adams County Traffic Code
Ordinance No. 10


Ordinance Regulating Pawnbrokers and Providing Penalties for Violations Thereof
Ordinance No. 11


Ordinance Concerning the Illicit Discharges to the Waters of the State within Unincorporated Adams County
Ordinance No. 12

Ordinance repealing the 2006 Edition of the International Building Page Codes and Adopting the 2012 Edition of the International Building Codes and the 2006 Edition of the International Energy Conservation Code with Amendments Theret

Ordinance No. 13 Ordinance Temporarily Banning the Operation of Marijuana Establishments Including Marijuana Cultivation Facilities,Marijuana Product Manufacturing Facilities, Marijuana Testing Facilities, and Retail Marijuana Stores within the Boundaries of Unincorporated Adams County, Colorado
Ordinance No. 14 Ordinance Adopting the 2014 Edition of the National Fire Protection Association’s National Electrical Code