Neighborhood Services

The following is a brief description of the services provided in the Buffalo Mesa neighborhood:

Covenant Enforcement Services The Buffalo Run Mesa Homeowner's Association, Inc. (Association) is responsible for enforcing the covenants within the Buffalo Mesa neighborhood. The Association contracts with its management company to provide these services. The Association's board establishes enforcement policies and monitors the enforcement services provided by the management company.
Architectural Review Services The Buffalo Run Mesa Homeowners Association, Inc (Association) is responsible for providing architectural review services to homeowners in Buffalo Mesa. The Association's Architectural Committee is responsible for evaluating whether each homeowner request complies with the community’s architectural design guidelines (a copy of which can be downloaded from the HOA document library).
Snow Plowing - Streets The streets around the single family homes are owned and maintained by Commerce City. Thus, the City is responsible for plowing the snow off of the streets within the neighborhood. Per the City’s current snow plow plan for the neighborhood, the City only plows Kittredge Street, E 105th Avenue, Memphis Street and Heartland Drive. No other streets in the neighborhood are included in the City’s snow plow route.

Snow Plowing - Sidewalks The Buffalo Run Mesa Homeowners Association, Inc. (Association) is responsible for plowing the snow off of all sidewalks located on Association-maintained open spaces (which includes the sidewalks and trails running through the open spaces and park area within the neighborhood). The Association contracts with its landscaper contractor to provide snow removal services.

Homeowners are responsible for plowing snow around their own lots.
Garbage Collection Commerce City provides weekly garbage and bi-weekly recyclable pick-up service to all residents in the neighborhood. As of 2019, the City contracted with Republic Services to provide garbage pick-up services for City residents.

Garbage pickup occurs on Friday of each week. For those weeks when a holiday occurs, garbage pick-up will be pushed back to Saturday.

Street Parking Enforcement The City (through its police department) establishes and enforces ordinances regarding parking on City-owned streets. Per City ordinances, vehicles cannot be parked in front of residences for more than five hours unless such vehicles are registered to that address.

The streets within the neighborhood are also subject to the covenants, conditions and restrictions provided in the Buffalo Run Mesa Declaration document.
Open Space Landscaping Maintenance The Buffalo Run Mesa Homeowners Association, Inc. maintains the landscaping of all common areas. The map of the open spaces within the neighborhood can be accessed HERE.
Park Equipment and Pool Maintenance The Buffalo Run Mesa Homeowners Association, Inc. owns and is responsible for maintaining the park equipment and community swimming pool located in the middle of the Buffalo Mesa neighborhood.
Graffiti Removal Generally, property owners are responsible for removing graffiti off of their fences and other structures. However, Commerce City provides a free graffiti removal service to property owners who request such service.
Street Light Maintenance United Power is responsible for maintaining the street lights throughout the neighborhood. Any maintenance issues or concerns regarding the street lights should be directed to United Power. For more information go to the United Power website at
School Busing The neighborhood is located within the Brighton 27J School District. Consequently, homeowners should contact the school district for further information regarding school bus schedules.
Mail Delivery Mail is delivered Monday through Saturday each week by the US Post Office. Mail for the Buffalo Mesa neighborhood is processed through the US Post Office branch located at 7351 Magnolia St in Commerce City, CO 80022.

The Buffalo Run Mesa Homeowners Association, Inc. is responsible for maintaining and repairing the community mail boxes in the neighborhood.
Mosquito Control Commerce City is responsible for providing mosquito control services to the neighborhood. The City has outsourced this service to a third-party contractor—Vector Disease Control International. Concerns about mosquitoes and the need for neighborhood spraying should be called in to (303) 428-5908.
Utilities The following utilities service the neighborhood:

Water – South Adams County Water & Sanitation District
Electricity – United Power
Natural Gas – Xcel Energy