Oil and Gas

La Plata County oil and gas regulations can be found in Chapter 90 of the Land Use Code: Current Chapter 90

Oil and Gas Development Information:

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is the agency that is tasked with ensuring that natural resource development in Colorado is done in a responsible and sustainable manner. The COGCC webpage is a great resource for all information about oil and gas development in Colorado. 

COGCC Webpage

Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission Dashboard 

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Oil and Gas 

Questions about oil & gas issues may be directed to the Natural Resource Planner in the La Plata County Planning Department at (970)382-6375, or the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) (303-894-2100). There is also a toll free complaint line operated by the COGCC (888-235-1101).