For reference only. See the County Clerk and Recorder or the Airport Administration for official Rules and Regulations and Minimum Standards
Rules and Regulations 100.01 - These Rifle Garfield County Airport Rules and Regulations (“Rules and Regulations”) are promulgated under Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.)(1973), 41-3-106 which specifically grants the Garfield County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) the power "...to provide the rules and regulations governing the use of such airport and facilities..."
100.02 - Amendments, additions, deletions or corrections to these Rules and Regulations shall be initiated by the Garfield County Board of County Commissioners as conditions warrant at a regularly scheduled board meeting.
100.03 - These Rules and Regulations supersede and cancel all previous rules and regulations of Rifle Garfield County Airport.
100.04 - All operators, users and tenants entering or using the Rifle Garfield County Airport property shall be governed by these Rules and Regulations.
100.05 - Section 18-9-117, C.R.S., as amended, “Unlawful conduct on public property”, makes it unlawful for any person to violate these Rules and Regulations. Section 18-9-117 (3) (a) makes violation of these Rules and Regulations a class 3 misdemeanor. Section 18-1.3-501, C.R.S., as amended, authorizes, upon conviction, a minimum sentence of a $50.00 fine and a maximum sentence of six (6) months imprisonment or $750.00 fine, or both.
100.06 - The Airport Director is authorized by the Garfield County Board of County Commissioners to enforce these Rules and Regulations. A violation of these Rules and Regulations may result in a verbal warning, written warning, fine, and/or revocation of ramp access privileges, termination of lease or other agreements, denial of use of the Rifle Garfield County Airport and/or prosecution under applicable law.
100.07 - The Airport Director, with or without the assistance of law enforcement, may remove from the Airport any person who violates any rule or regulation prescribed herein, or any applicable statute, rule or regulation of the federal government or the State of Colorado, and may deny use of the Airport and Airport facilities to any such person if it is determined by the Airport Director that such denial is in the public interest.
100.08 - Consistent with Section 18-9-117 (2) notice of the promulgation of these Rules and Regulations and the possible penalties for violation is prominently posted at all public entrances to the Airport.
100.09 - Voiding of any specific rule or regulation shall not affect the validity of the remainder of these Rules and Regulations.