Community Development Department; Planning, Building, & Code Enforcement

Welcome to Community Development, we aim to support the growth and development of our La Plata County Community! Guided by our core values of accountability, integrity, and respect, our mission is to deliver exceptional service to our residents and community members. Our team is here to assist you every step of the way.

We are here to help in the unincorporated areas of the County with:

  • Issuing and processing building permits
  • Conducting inspections to ensuring safe, sanitary, sustainable buildings that meet code requirements
  • Address code violations and ensuring corrective action
  • Manage land use permitting including but not limited to special events, development, and boundary adjustments
  • Guiding the intention and future of development throughout the county

Connect with our dedicated staff to explore our services further!

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