An application is required for individuals, and organizations requesting to use Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), aka drones, for public land and wildlife management, including research, search and rescue and public safety purposes on City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks lands (OSMP). Other purposes are not allowed.
Submit complete applications at least three weeks prior to the earliest flight; incomplete applications will require longer processing times. During application submittal you must also upload documentation of all required training, certifications, registrations and insurance.
*If you are interested in flying a drone for research, you must complete a research permit application as well as a drone flight request application.
- We may require city staff to accompany you during your flight. If so, this may require additional time to schedule.
- Beyond submitting standard required Post Flight Logs and a Results Report, we hold the right to require your raw data that you collect on OSMP lands.
- We may need more information from you then what is described here.