Information Requests

Location, Hours, Phone and Fax Numbers
The Teller County Assessor's Office is located at 101 West Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, CO 80813.
The office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays.

The main telephone number at the Assessor's Office is 719.689.2941, and the fax number is 719.689.0988.

Requests for records and documents

To access certain records and/or documents, please complete the Request for Information Form and submit your request via fax (719/689-0988), by e-mail, or in person.

Copies of certain documentation are provided at $.25 per page, including copies of 8-1/2” x 11” maps. If requesting this information by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with appropriate postage affixed. Large maps are available only in PDF format on a flash-drive. The price per map is $15.00. If requesting this information by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope (for a flash-drive) with appropriate postage affixed.

Requests for information will be available in three (3) business days, unless extenuating circumstances apply, in which case you will be notified.

Confidential Non-Public Records

The Assessor keeps many records which are confidential under the law. Records that are not open to public inspection include, but are not limited to, those that are:
     • Contrary to any state statute
     • Contrary to federal statute or regulation

Examples of documents that are not open to public inspection include:
     • Real Property Transfer Declarations (RPTD or TD1000) (39-14-102(1)(c), CRS )
     • Manufactured Home Transfer Declaration (39-14-103(1)(c), CRS )
     • Senior and Disabled Veteran Exemption Claims (6-1-715, CRS)
     • Personal Property Declarations (24-72-204(3)(a)(IV), CRS and 39-5-120, CRS)
     • Business income information (24-72-204(3)(a)(IV), CRS)
     • Records of law enforcement officials required to be kept confidential (24- 72-204(1)(a), CRS, and 18-9-313(2), CRS)
     • Agricultural lease information and questionnaires (24-72-204(3)(a)(IV), CRS)
     • Sales questionnaires (24-72-204(3)(a)(IV), CRS)
     • Property statements and correspondence requested from owners by the Assessor
     • Some property appraisal records that include confidential information, which may include sketches and/or       
       photographs

Access to Owners’ Confidential Records (Appraisers, Brokers, and Agents)

The owner of any property (with photo identification) or that owner’s agent (with a letter of authorization signed by the property owner and the agent’s photo identification) may view all public and confidential information pertaining to his/her own property. To access the form please click the following link:
     • Authorization to Release Information Form

 Colorado Open Records Act (CORA)

CORA, 24-72-203 CRS (1) (a) All public records shall be open for inspection by any person at reasonable times, except as provided in this part 2 or as otherwise provided by law, but the official custodian of any public records may make such rules with reference to the inspection of such records as are reasonably necessary for the protection of such records and the prevention of unnecessary interference with the regular discharge of the duties of the custodian or the custodian's office.