Clerk and Recorder
Clerk and Recorder

The Office of the Clerk and Recorder acts in an official capacity for two separate government agencies, as representative for both the State of Colorado and for Conejos County.  As agent for the State Department of Revenue, the Clerk & Recorder's office is responsible for titling and licensing all motor vehicles purchased, leased or entering the State to any person residing within Conejos County. In this capacity, the Clerk and Recorder is accountable for the collection of all fees required by motor vehicle law, such as sales taxes and license and ownership fees.

In serving the citizens of Conejos County, the Clerk and Recorder's office shall be ex-officio recorder of deeds, property transfers, mortgages, plats, liens, judgments, chattels or any other documents presented for filing or recording. Equally important is the Clerk and Recorders function as the Chief Election Official of Conejos County pertaining to any primary, general or special elections. Additionally, this office issues marriage licenses and marriage certificates, liquor licenses within the County, and the Clerk and Recorder serves the Board of County Commissioners as Clerk to the Board

Summary of Department Services

Motor Vehicle
Recording of Documents
Marriage Licenses
Liquor Licenses

Lawrence D. Gallegos
County Clerk



For more information, please contact:
The Clerk and Recorder's Office
PO Box 127
6683 County Rd. 13
Conejos, Co.  81129
Phone: 719-376-5422
Fax: 719-376-5997

Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (except holidays)