Bear Resistant Trash Containers

Refuse and recycle containers and dumpsters are required to be bear resistant in areas designated as Conflict Area 1. To find out if your property is within this designated area, go to the geographic information system (GIS) and click Bear Conflict Priority Areas under the Planning and Building Layers. 

Areas within the Town of Jackson, Melody Ranches or Rafter J subdivision are not required to have bear resistant containers.

A bear on a truck bed with a bumper sticker that reads a fed bear is a dead bear

Related Land Development Regulations

Contact Information

For more information on any code topics or other zoning issues, please stop by our offices at 200 South Willow Street in Jackson or call 307-733-3959. To report a violation, please call the Code Compliance Officer at 307-733-3959.