Colorado Open Records Act (CORA)

In addition to documents available in the county recording database such as marriage and property records, the Office of the Clerk and Recorder is the custodian of various municipal records that do not require a formal request through the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA).

Available Municipal Records

  • City Ordinances, Resolutions, Proclamations, and Minutes
  • City Contracts and Agreements
  • City Rules and Regulations
  • Oaths of Office for City and County officials
  • Miscellaneous documents placed in the public record as “City Clerk Files”

Copies of these documents are available upon request by emailing CityClerk@denvergov.org.

CORA Requests | Office of the Clerk and Recorder

To file a CORA request for records not covered under the categories listed above, please complete the following form. You may also submit a CORA request via email to cr.records@denvergov.org, including the following information:

  • Requestor’s full name, address, telephone number, and email address. As detailed a description of the records requested as is reasonably possible.
  • A statement that the request is made pursuant to the provisions of the Colorado Open Records Act, Colorado Revised Statutes §24-72-201, et seq.

The research, retrieval and review fee for CORA requests is $33.00 per hour after the first free hour. Please note: A CORA request received after 3 p.m. or any day that the agency is officially closed will be considered received on the following working day.

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