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El Paso County announces updated plan for in-person services

El Paso County
Posted at 5:15 PM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-07 18:34:46-04

EL PASO COUNTY — Update: 5/7/20, 4:30 p.m.

The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has continued to make changes due to COVID-19, but have begun to open up certain offices.

On Thursday, EPC Clerk and Recorder’s Office announced they have expanded of Saturday office hours (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) at two branch locations.

“We are happy to extend Saturday office hours at two of our branches as a convenience to customers who are not able to seek services during our standard Monday through Friday hours,” said Clerk Chuck Broerman. “Our most important goal is to maintain a healthy environment for our customers and our staff members during this safer-at-home phase. We appreciate everyone’s understanding and cooperation as we work together and continue to provide innovative solutions to serve El Paso County customers."

Customers can schedule an appointment at the North Union Town Center branch or Southeast Powers branch, allowing customers to get in-person Motor Vehicle and Driver’s License renewals and out-of-state transfer services.

To book these services, please click here.

In addition, El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office reminds customers that vehicle registration renewals cannot be done in person. Customers may renew online, at a kiosk, by mail or phone 520-6240. For the health and safety of all, customers arriving for services must maintain physical distancing and are asked to wear a facemask. Only the party to the transaction will be allowed in the waiting area, other guests will be asked to wait outside.

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El Paso County announced their new phased plan to resume in-person services.

Due to COVID-19, only essential services were offered forcing many the services to be temporally shut down due the state's stay-at-home order.

The County plan is phased based and will allow citizens to get the in-person services they need while maintaining social distancing and the health and safety of citizens and staff alike.

“As promised, El Paso County remained open for essential services,” said Board of County Commissioners Chair Mark Waller. “Not only do we provide numerous services that no one else can, but our services are critical to the region’s recovery from COVID-19.”

Beginning on May 11th, service for the El Paso County Assessor's office & El Paso CountyTreasurer'ss office will be open.

Then on May 4th, El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's office and the El Paso County Motor Vehicle, Driver’s License, and Recording's office will be open, in all three locations, on an appointment only basis.

Election or recording services wiil ony be available at Citizens Service Center (Garden of the Gods) location.

Motor vehicle or driver’s license appoints can be scheduled at www.epcdrives.com. Citizens can also call 719-520-6200 for recording services and 719-575-8683 for election services. Many of these services are provided online.