The Community Development Building at 211 Rock Point Drive is now open to the public, Monday-Friday 8-4:30. Come on in and see us. 
You are, as always, welcome to give us a call at (970)382-6263 x2
or email your questions.
Whats New:
 -Fire Impact Fee for Durango Fire Protection District
On October 11, 2022, the Board of County Commissioners adopted impact fees for the Durango Fire Protection District. The fees take effect on January 1, 2023.  For more information click here!

-Check out our Community Development Newsletter here! Stay up to date on Building and Planning information and subscribe to get the newsletter emailed to you monthly by clicking here

The structural integrity of buildings and the safety of building occupants are paramount concerns of the La Plata County Building Department. For this reason, building codes have been enforced since 1973. 

Additional Information

For additional information about registered contractors, please call the Home Builders Association of Southwest Colorado at 970-382-0082.

For additional information about building permits and requirements, geologic hazards or related matters, please call (970-382-6250) or e-mail the Building Department via the Contact Form.

For information about sewage disposal and septic systems, please contact San Juan Basin Health Public Health at 970-247-5702.

For information about domestic water wells, please contact the Colorado Division of Water Resources at 970-247-1845.

Electrical Permits and Inspections are performed by the Colorado State Electrical Board at 303-894-8911.

For information about obtaining an address for your property, please review the Street Naming and Addressing Assigning Policy. For additional information contact the GIS department.

View property and parcel information on the Assessor Property Database.