The Town of Mountain Village requires all trash, recycling and composting units to be bear-proof and stored in an enclosure as approved by the Planning and Development Services Department. Amazingly, your subsidized composting unit can live INSIDE your home, or on a top deck. The unit's dimensions are 20" x 12" x 20", weighing only 22lbs!
Composting rebate incentive program application and supplemental documents must be submitted to Zoe Dohnal, Business Development and Sustainability Sr. Manager, by email, mail or in person at Town of Mountain Village, 455 Mountain Village Blvd, Suite A, Mountain Village, CO, 81435.
- Documents required for a complete application include:
- Completed Application Form
- Proof of Ownership - Copy of current deed or title report on the affected property.
- Agency Letter - If the application is not submitted by the owner of the property, a letter of agency, signed by the property owner giving permission to a person to apply.
- Homeowners Association (HOA) Letter - For placement of the personal composter in a property that is owned in common by a homeowners association, the development application shall include:
- A letter from HOA board giving permission for the application (Attached), and where a vote is required by the HOA governing documents, a copy of the proof of the vote and outcome of such vote.
- A copy of the HOA governing documents, including bylaws and declaration.
- Application Narrative - A short, written narrative of the application that outlines the request and how requirements will be met. The narrative should include a summary of how the application will meet the key requirements of the composting unit, and how they will commit to providing Town staff a food diversion weight report (this helps calculate landfill diversion rates and greenhouse gas reductions).
- Site Plan - A site plan showing all proposed compost location showing:
- Compost unit location (BioCOMpet Unit is 20” x 12” x 20”)
- Compost distribution area for curing
- Scale location
- Introduction and Letter of Acknowledgment - All applicants must participate in an introduction to composting meeting and sign a letter of acknowledgment with a full understanding of the correct composting process and program requirements.