City Attorney's Office

photo of all city staff members at city hall in the winter

Advisement Based on Home Rule

The City of Aspen is a home rule municipality. As dictated by the City of Aspen Home Rule Charter, Article VII, Section 7.1, the City Attorney is appointed by the City Council to serve as the legal representative of the City of Aspen to advise the City Council and City officials in matters relating to their official powers and duties and performs such other duties as City Council may prescribe by ordinance or resolution.

The City Attorney cannot give legal advice to citizens concerning private legal disputes.