COVID-19 Impact

Notice of Impact Due to Coronavirus

March 17, 2020

Dear Permittees, Business Partners, and General Public

As you all are aware the coronavirus has impacted the general public and businesses alike. Governor Polis is leading the statewide effort to control the COVID-19 pandemic and the Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety (DRMS) is following all recommendations to prevent or slow the spread.

The Department of Natural Resources has initiated a telework program beginning March 17, 2020 and extending through April 3, 2020.  DRMS’ plan has most staff working remotely.  This is a temporary situation that should be over soon. 

If you need to submit any documentation to DRMS please do so through our e-permitting platform or via a PDF to

Most importantly, DRMS is working to conduct normal business the best it can to serve our permittees, stakeholders and the public.  Please keep communication paths open, be patient, and flexible. If you have any concerns or need assistance contact your specialist or management.


DRMS Management and Staff