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Neal Starkebaum, Director



Community Development

Community Development Services

In an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID- 19 virus, all La Plata County buildings are sharply reducing public access. The Planning and Building Departments are closed to the public and will only be available by appointment via phone or email. 
Planning Department at (970) 382-6263 or email
Building Department at 970-382-6250 or email
CLICK HERE for more information.

Community Development Services now available online!
Plan - Build - Inspect - Report 

Now you can apply for a building permit, schedule an inspection, report a code enforcement issue, check a project's status and lots more using
La Plata County's Community Development Services' web portal

This handy service provides remote access to project information, expediting the building and inspection process with easy-to-use permitting, inspection and fee payment tools.  Please check out the web portal and see how it can benefit your next project with La Plata County!