Public Records (CORA)

Public Records (CORA)

In the spirit of transparency and open government, the Public Information Office will take requests for public records available under Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) The fee for researching, retrieving and, if necessary, redacting requested information, shall be $32.00 per hour with the first hour being free of charge.

NOTE: Pursuant to Section 24-72-205 (6) (b), C.R.S., the maximum hourly fee for the research and retrieval of public documents in response to a Colorado Open Records Act request is $32.00.

If the request for records will exceed 1 hour, we will provide an estimated time and associated fee to the requester before work is performed, to determine if the requester seeks to move forward with his/her request.  

We will require payment up front after we estimate research time, retrieval and copy fees. 

After full payment is received we have up to three working days to comply with your request.  If extenuating circumstances exist, then we may extend up to seven additional working days to fill your request. You will be notified in writing when your request is complete.

To expedite processing your request, provide as much detailed information as possible. A request which is broad, vague, or too voluminous may cause a delay in the time it takes to produce the records.

Interested in criminal justice records instead? Click here.


Contact Information
Public Information Office

27 East Vermijo Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903


Request to Obtain Public Records (CORA & CCJRA)

Click here - to download the form used for requesting public records under the Colorado Open Records Act - CORA and Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act - CCJRA

Solicitud Para Obtener Registros Públicos

Use esto para solicitar registros públicos bajo la Ley de Registros Abiertos de Colorado - CORA y Ley de Registros de Justicia Criminal de Colorado - CCJRA.

Office of the Sheriff

27 East Vermijo Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
United States

719-520-7100 / 719-390-5555 (after hours)

El Paso County Jail

2739 East Las Vegas Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
United States