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Alert: Chaffee County has upgraded its emergency notification services. County residents need to re-register their wireless phones to attach them to their address. New residents to the County need to attach their address to their wireless phones. Go to  and click on the registration button. For more information contact the Chaffee County Sheriff’s office at 719-539-2596.

New Service: Text-to-911 service. There are places in the County where a voice call won’t go through, or, for safety reasons a resident may not be able to make a call. You can now text 911. These texts will go into the same dispatch area as voice calls do.

The Clerk and Recorder’s office is committed to providing efficient, cost-effective and high quality services to the citizens and taxpayers of Chaffee County.

Clerk and Recorder Lori Mitchell was elected in November 2014 and is serving her first four-year term.


Our Services

Motor Vehicle Department

(Driver’s Licenses are not issued by our office. The Driver’s License office is located at 448 E 1st St, Salida, phone number 719-539-2802. Link to renew your Driver’s License online.)

Recording Department

The Recording Department is responsible for processing documents presented for recording as public record.

Elections Department

Clerk to the Board

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