Jefferson County strives to be as open and transparent as possible and is including more and more records and documents on the website as is possible.
Before making a formal CORA request, we suggest that you search our website - you may find what you need. You can use the search box in the upper right corner of each page or use the buttons below to find frequently searched or requested information.
After determining that the information you are seeking is not available on the website and you do need to file a formal CORA records request, please do so through the form linked at the bottom of this page.
The Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) safeguards every citizen’s right to access government records. Technology improvements continue to make it easier to provide citizens with the information they seek. County departments are adding documents and records to the website every day.
With some state statute exceptions, almost all county records are public records; however, in some cases, the records may not be available in the format requested or the record must be withheld by statute. To access those records, a formal open records request should be filed under the Colorado Open Records Act. But please, take a look online or make a phone call first if possible.
Formal open records requests must be in writing and include:
When making a formal CORA request, there may be fees attached for a paper copy of any public county record. To see the fees as pursuant to the Colorado Open Records laws, please see our county policy on open records on the County Manager's Policy and Procedures, County Administration & Operations page. Look for the Public Information section, for the "Open Records Policy" document.