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Welcome to La Plata County

On behalf of the staff of La Plata County, we are pleased to welcome you to the County website. We hope that this site is a wealth of information for businesses, residents and visitors, and that it will enhance your access to information, provide a better understanding of the operations of your county government and offer you opportunities for civic engagement.

We encourage you to stay up to date on issues important to you by visiting our Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Streaming Audio page where you can listen to live or archived audio of La Plata County public meetings, view agendas for upcoming and past meetings and read approved meeting minutes. To ensure that you find the meeting that you are interested in, make sure that you select the correct board or commission from the "Meeting Group" dropdown menu on the top of the page.

Please feel free to contact us at infodesk@co.laplata.co.us or phone (970-382-6200) if you have any questions or if there is additional information that you would like to see on our site.

La Plata County Board of County Commissioners

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para las personas que 
no hablen Ingles


Julie Westendorff, Chair
Gwen Lachelt, Vice Chair
Robert "Bobby" Lieb, Jr. , Commissioner


EServices Online County Information, Services and Program Applications (including applications for Medical and Food Assistance, Child Care Assistance, and Child Support Enforcement.) 
Colorado Health Care Sites: Connect for Health Colorado or Colorado PEAK

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GIS Mapping on Your Mobile Device

La Plata County’s GIS Department is proud and excited to now offer a new online mapping service for tablets or smartphones!  The mapping interface has some cosmetic differences

Public Meeting: 2015 County Budget

La Plata County staff will hold a public meeting on the La Plata County 2015 Budget at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in the Anasazi Room at the La Plata County Courthouse, 1060 E. 2nd Avenue in Durango.  At this meeting, staff will give a presentation regarding the current financial position of the County and the direction the County is heading in creating a budget for 2015 that supports the needs of our community. 

La Plata County Commissioners Seek Historic Preservation Review Commission Member

The La Plata County Board of County Commissioners is seeking an interested individual to serve on the Historic Preservation Review Commission.

Photo La Plata County scenery