Morgan County is one of the most productive agricultural counties in Colorado. Ranching, farming, animal feeding and dairy operations are an integral and necessary element of the continued variety of the county’s economy, culture landscape and lifestyle. The Morgan County Planning Department strives to serve the following purposes:
- Protect Quality of Life - To provide for protection of the public health, safety and welfare of the residents of the County and to protect the environment.
- Provide for Orderly Development of the County - To provide for balanced, orderly growth patterns and to provide efficient, phased government services to accommodate existing and future residents.
- Preserve Property Values - To preserve and promote the value of property, to protect the tax base of the County and to respect the property rights of citizens.
- Protect and Enhance Agriculture - To protect and enhance agricultural uses and the rural characteristics of the County.