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Administrative Offices Re-open with limited services

La Plata County Sheriff's Administrative Offices are open as of Tuesday, February 2, 2021. In order to maintain the health and safety of staff and our community members, masks will be required to enter the Administrative Offices building.  Community members may be asked to wait outside in order to maintain social distancing requirements if the lobby area begins to become overcrowded.


The following services will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm:

  • Records requests can be made in person or can be made on-line HERE.
  • Civil paper service: If you have civil papers to be served please bring the papers along with payment to the office.  To look up the fees for your particular type of paper service, go to Civil Process Fees.  For questions regarding Civil Paper service please call 970-382-7050.   If you prefer to mail civil papers to the office, please mail to the address below with appropriate payment.

                                           La Plata County Sheriff's Office
                                           ATTN: Civil Process
                                           283 Girard Street
                                           Durango, CO  81303

If you have any questions, please feel free to call 970-247-1157.  Staff will be answering phone calls Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm.

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The La Plata Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that we are open for Concealed Carry appointments!

Please follow this link https://laplataco.permitium.com/ccw/start where you will be able to complete your application, upload your training certificate and ID, pay the fee and schedule your appointment!  We’re very excited about this new process and thank you for your patience while we got it all in place.

At this time, we are unable to take Retired Law Enforcement applications via this site, so please call, 970-247-1157, to schedule an appointment and follow the normal links for your LEOSA application and Range Qualification Form.

Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you all very soon!

The permit is good for 5 years, and it will automatically expire unless renewed.  A Renewal application may be submitted no more than 120 days prior to the permit expiration date and up to 6 months after the expiration date.  If the renewal application is submitted after the expiration date a $15 fee will be added to the processing fee per CRS 18-12-211 Renewal of permits.

For more information on Concealed Handgun Permits, (CHP), you can email the CHP Coordinator at: ccw@co.laplata.co.us.