News Flash

Posted on: June 22, 2021

4th of July Community Celebration & Laser Light Show

Please join us on Sunday, July 4th at Centennial Park from 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. for the City of Cañon City’s 4th of July Community Celebration & Laser Light Show.

There will be live music by the bands Six Bucks and a Flight and Mystic 7. Two food trucks, The Butcher's Kitchen and From the Flames, will be onsite with delicious food available for purchase. There will be a bounce house and face painting for k...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: June 16, 2021

River Safety

PFD Loaner Station

With the summer heat and higher water levels, it is important to remember to wear a personal floatation device (PFD) when playing near or in the river.

If you don't have a life jacket, be sure to borrow (and return) one from the life jacket loaner station at Centennial Park near the boat put-in / take-out.
1) All persons are required to wear a life jacket when swimming in a whitewater park.&n...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Comprehensive Plan Open House

The City of Cañon City will be holding an open house on Monday, June 21st from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Residents are invited to “drop in” and review the draft Picture Cañon City 2040 Comprehensive Plan. Project Team members and City staff will be available to discuss the plan and answer questions. The room will be set up with several poster boards ...

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Draft Plan City Notices & Updates
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Fundraiser for CCPD K9 Unit

The Cañon City Police Department is holding a fundraiser for their K9 unit.

If you would like to donate, please make checks out to: Back the Blue K9 Force. In the memo section please reference Cañon City Police Department. Checks can be mailed to or dropped off at the police department at 161 Justice Center Road, Ca&am...

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Video of K9 program and fundraiser City Notices & Updates
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Stormwater Newsletter - 2nd quarter 2021

Stormwater pollution prevention tips and information on April clean-up events can be found in the 2021 second quarter Stormwater Management Program Newsletter!

2nd quarter stormwater newsletter City Notices & Updates
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Notice of Construction

construction notice

2A-2021 Street Reconstruction and Water Main on South 11th Street between Main and US50 and North 10th Street between College and Mystic Avenues.

Road reconstruction work will begin the third week of June and continue through August 2021. These blocks will be closed to traffic to accommodate associated street reconstruction activities.  

The City’s contractor will be working in co...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Chromebooks are available for use at the library.

chromebook publicity

Chromebooks are available for patrons to use at the library.

The Cañon City Public Library purchased multiple Chromebook computers with funding made possible with The CARES Act grant. Chromebooks can be used at the library to access the internet, attend online classes, for homework, apply for work, resea...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Board of Adjustment Opening

Board of Adjustment Opening Flyer

The City of Cañon City needs three community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on its Board of Adjustment.

This five-member and two-alternate-member board meets on the first Tuesday of each month, at 4:00 p.m., and is empowered to hear and grant requests for variances to the zoning requirements (most commonly reduced building setbacks), and to hear appeals of ...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Home Projects and Licensed Contractors

Questions you should ask when hiring a contractor.

Business Owners, Home Owners, and Citizens of Cañon City,

Spring and Summer have people getting ready to move forward with projects they have been wanting to accomplish. This could be building a shed, garage, addition, fence, pergola, or any oth...

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List of Licensed Contractors City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park

Shakespeare in the Park

The Canon City Public Library is in partnership with the Fremont Center for the Arts in presenting Shakespeare in the Park; “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be performed by Theatreworks and the University of Colorado in Macon Plaza on Saturday, June 19th at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. and again on Friday, June 25th at 6 p.m. Admission is free....

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Brownfields Multipurpose Grant

The EPA awards $800,000 to support the cleanup and redevelopment of properties in Cañon City, Colorado

EPA Brownfields grant to catalyze economic revitalization along Arkansas Riverfront and Downtown Main Street corridors

Cañon City, Colo. (May 19, 2021) -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that the City...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Library Book Donations

The Canon City Public Library is asking for book (new or used) donations for their ongoing book sale.

The library's book sale has been such a success that they need more books. All proceeds go toward funding library programs. We do ask that you DO NOT donate old college textbooks or encyclopedias. Books may be dropped off at the library located a...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Library Summer Learning Program

The Canon City Public Library will be hosting its Summer Learning Program “Tails and Tales” starting May 24th.

Sign up to read and learn all summer long at the library - all ages are welcome! There will be weekly programs, PAL (pups at your library), card making, face painting, and more. Prize drawings will occur every week. There will also be a silent auction wit...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Splash Pad Opening and Reservations

Splash Pad and Park Area

The City of Cañon City is preparing to open up the splash pad at Centennial Park again this summer.

The splash pad will open for public use during Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. We will be implementing a reservation system again this year and reservations can be made online at https://www.canoncity.org/splashpad. The reserv...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 29, 2021

US 50 Resurfacing Texas Creek to Coaldale

Beginning in late April, the Colorado Department of Transportation will begin work to improve approximately 10 miles of US 50 in Fremont County, beginning at Coaldale and ending near Texas Creek.

Project Information City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 27, 2021

719 Area Code

New local dialing procedure for customers in 719 and 970 area codes begins April 24, 2021.

Beginning April 24, 2021, Colorado customers with numbers in the 719 and 970 area codes should start dialing 10-digits (area code + telephone number) for all local calls. This is known as a permissive dialing period because if you forget and dial just sev...
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Colorado DORA press release City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Notice of Construction

construction notice

2A 2021 North Orchard Avenue Street Reconstruction and Water Main Replacement.

  • North Orchard Avenue from Cherry Street to Pear Street
  • North Orchard Avenue from Central Avenue to South Street 

Water main replacement and road reconstruction work will begin the first week of May and continue through August 2021. Orchard Avenue w...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2021

AMBER Alerts

Amber Alert Logo

Beginning next week, the CBI is making a change to the way it shares AMBER (and Blue) alert information with the public.

In addition to the emailed bulletin and text alerts to the media, the Wireless Emergency Alert (cell phone notifications) will now contain a URL link to a Twitter site where additional details (beyond the current 360-character limitation), including image...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Fence Permits

Wooden Fence

Information on permits for fences.

We love seeing all the fence improvements and new fences being put up now that spring is here! A gentle reminder that you do need a permit to build a new fence or fence replacement per municipal code. For questions please contact the building department a...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Peddler Reports and Licenses

With the weather warming up, there has been an increase again in reports of door-to-door salesmen/peddlers in the City.

All peddlers must be licensed through the City. In addition, any peddler that is licensed through the City will have a license and a badge with their photo on it. Currently, the City has two licensed peddlers: Insight Pest Solutions and Advantage Solar, L...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Notice of Construction - South 9th Street

State Highway 115 Pedestrian Improvement Project

South 9th St from Short St to Vine St

Curb and gutter replacement, concrete crosspan replacement, and sidewalk installation will begin the third week of April and continue through the middle of July. The majority of the work will be along the west side of ...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Water Bill Payment by Card

Debit/credit card payments can now be accepted over the phone for water billing by calling (877) 865-9547.

City Notices & Updates
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Colorado Grants Guide

colorado grant guide flyer

The Canon City Public Library now has access to the Colorado Grants Guide Online Database!

The Colorado Grants Guide is a valuable resource for finding funding for nonprofits, foundations, and community stakeholders. The library has a designated computer for the database in their tech center. Access is only available from the library computer. ...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: March 9, 2021

City News Edition

City News Edition First Page

Wondering what is going in your local government, what projects have been completed, and what new projects are in the pipeline?

The City is pleased to present the first issue of the "City News Edition." This quarterly publication will provide information to the community about current and upcoming projects, plans, and events in addition to links to community resources. O...
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City News 1st Edition City Notices & Updates
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Passing of Councilor Jim Meisner

We are very sorry to have to share with our community that City Councilor Jim Meisner passed away unexpectedly on Friday.

Jim was a dedicated public servant and volunteered a great deal of time to our community. He was not only involved in City Council but also volunteered for various organizations and events over a number of years including the Fremont Community Foundation,...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: February 23, 2021

EBSCO Host

The Canon City Public Library is able to off EBSCO Host to our library users free of charge.

EBSCO is the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books, and discovery service to libraries of all kinds. The opportunities within this amazing collection of databases are incredible. Types of items available inclu...

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Cañon City Public Library Website City Notices & Updates
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Change to 2021 Sales Tax Collection

Beginning January 1, 2021, all sales tax for the City of Cañon City will be collected by the State of Colorado.

When businesses file their January sales tax return for the State of Colorado and submit it in February, they will need to include City of Cañon City’s sales tax on the State of Colorado portal under the City of Cañon City ...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: November 16, 2020

US 50 Pedestrian Improvements

The City of Cañon City is working with the Colorado Department of Transportation to complete pedestrian and access improvements on US 50 (Royal Gorge Boulevard) between 1st Street and 15th Street.

The project will improve operations and safety for vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists. Construction between 1st Street and 9th Street is anticipated in the Summer of 2021. There will be an Open House on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 6 pm via Zoom to ...

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US 50 Pedestrian Improvements Webpage City Notices & Updates
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Eastridge Campground Camping Fees

East Ridge Campground

The Eastridge Campground at the Royal Gorge Park will become a pay site January 1, 2021 at the rate of $20.00 per night.

An informational kiosk structure and self-service iron ranger pay system have been installed as well as an additional parking area for day use outside the campground boundaries. There are twenty-one newly constructed and designated campsites! Each campsit...

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City Notices & Updates

News Flash

Posted on: December 9, 2019

Relocation Guide

Relocation Spotlight Cover

Thinking of making Cañon City your home? Download our Relocation Guide to learn more about our amazing community and all we have to offer.

Download the Guide Home Page - Spotlight Items
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Comprehensive Plan Update

Picture Canon City 2040 Logo

The City of Cañon City is excited to announce the kick-off of the planning process to update the City’s comprehensive plan and land use and development codes. Picture Cañon City 2040 will serve as the City’s offic...

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Picture Cañon City 2040 Home Page - Spotlight Items
Posted on: November 8, 2019

See Click Fix

Rotary Pavilion gazebo

SeeClickFix is a web tool that allows citizens to report non-emergency neighborhood issues which are communicated to local government. Please be advised that this application is not to be used for emergencies. For urgent matters that require immediate att...

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Report an Issue Home Page - Spotlight Items