Administrator The County Administrator is responsible for implementing policies set by the Board of County Commissioners, recommending improved management practices, and directing county operating divisions.
Because we are a very small county, our Administrator position if the extent of the administrative staff. He can be contacted at the below address.
William Tookey PO Box 466, Silverton, CO 81433 970.387.5766
Combined Courts The combined County and District courts provide timely and convenient judicial services in a courteous, dignified and respectful manner. We are committed to providing efficient judicial administration and problem resolution to all court users. 970.387.5790
Planning and Building This department oversees zoning, land use, natural resources planning, and building inspection and permitting, community parks and trails, roadway and right-of-way access and contruction permitting, traffic management, site development review, parks and trails management. PO Box 250, Silverton, CO 81433 970.387.5522
Public Health Dept This department protects and improves the helath and environment of the people of San Juan County. PO Box 619, Silverton, CO 81433 970.387.0242
Public Trustee The Public Trustee handles Foreclosures of Deeds of Trust, Releases of Deeds of Trust and Tax Escrow Accounts for Land Purchase Contracts for properties located in San Juan County. PO Box 368, Silverton, CO 81433 970.387.5488
Social Services This department provides child and adult protection, temporary financial assistance, child care assistance and other supportive services for qualified residents. PO Box 376, Silverton, CO 81433 970.387.5631
Offices (Elected Positions)
Assessor The Assessor is responsible for valuing all real and personal property for property tax purposes. The Assessor's Office website contains general information about the property appraisal process as well as a searchable property database. PO Box 596, Silverton, CO 81433 970.387.5632
Board of County Commissioners The three-member Board of County Commissioners works to represent the interests of the citizens of San Juan County at local, state, and national levels. Commissioners are elected at large from one of three geographic districts for four-year staggered terms. PO Box 466, Silverton, CO 81433
Clerk & Recorder The Clerk and Recorder is the Chief Election Official, serves as an agent of the State for motor vehicle titling and licensing, is the ex-officio recorder of property and other legal documents, issues marriage licenses and certificates, and serves as the Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners. PO Box 466, Silverton, CO 81433 970.387.5671
Coroner The County Coroner, through a medicolegal discipline, investigates and establishes the cause of death. 970.903.7952
Sheriff The Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement, investigative and detention functions throughout the county, and provides contract police services to the Town of Silverton. PO Box 178, Silverton, CO 81433 970.387.5531
Treasurer The County Treasurer’s primary function is the billing, collecting and disbursing of all real and personal property taxes for the County, School District and special districts that levy in the County. PO Box 368, Silverton, CO 81433 970.387.5488