Chapter 90 Documents:
On August 20, 2013 the Board of County Commissioners adopted revised oil and gas provisions (Chapter 90). The revised code can be read by clicking the link below:
Oil and Gas Development Information:
The purchase of land in Colorado often involves only the surface rights and not the underlying mineral rights. Active natural gas development occurs in many areas of La Plata County, and, as such, a potential for conflicts between surface owners and the owners of mineral rights.
Questions about oil & gas issues may be directed to Brenna Kampf in the La Plata County Planning Department at (970-382-6390), or the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) (970-259-1619). There is also a toll free complaint line operated by the COGCC (888-235-1101).
This tutorial provides instructions on how to access Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Permit applications database (eForms) in order to view applications, associated documents, comment on applications, and view comments made by other users.