No structure shall be erected or altered, used or occupied until a building permit for such erection or alteration, use or occupancy has been issued by the City.
Projects Not Requiring a Permit
Projects Eligible for One-Stop Permit
Projects Requiring Plan Review
Electrical License Contemporaneous Review Guidelines
Building Inspections and Plan Reviews are provided by:
Fax: (303) 565-9103
11701 Community Center Dr.
Northglenn, CO 80233
Building Official: Dan Wester email@example.com 303-450-8814
All Commercial Construction must have a building permit and a city licensed contractor.
All Residential Construction must have a building permit and a city licensed contractor unless the homeowner is personally performing the work.
Work that begins before a permit is issued will be in violation of the building code and will result in a Stop Work Order
The City currently enforces the 2006 edition of the International Building Codes.
Bathroom fixture replacement (no plumbing line replacement) Concrete Flat Work Fences not over 4 ft. if they meet zoning and setback requirements Installation of Alarm Systems not requiring new wiring Minor electrical repair including replacement of fixtures Moveable cases, counters and partitions not over 5’9” One-story detached accessory structures that do not exceed 120 sq. ft. (setbacks required) Painting Replacement of cabinets, counter tops, and similar finish work Replacement of light fixtures not requiring new wiring Retaining walls not over 4 ft. and not supporting a surcharge Roof repair under 100 sq. ft. Sidewalks and driveways not more than 30” above grade Swimming Pool Under 5,000 Gallons Tiling or carpeting.
Generally the permit can be issued the same day the application is submitted.
AC/Furnace combination Air conditioner Electrical service change Furnace replacement Fences over 4 feet (6 feet maximum allowable) Lawn sprinkler Miscellaneous mechanical, plumbing or electrical Replacement Doors Replacement windows Re-Roof (Wind load 100, Snow load 55-ground 38-roof, Exposure C) Siding Water heater
Applications for One Stop Permits can be submitted:
- Online via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- In person at 1711 Miner St, Idaho Springs
May take up to a month depending on the scope of the project
Patios, Porches, and Carports
Temporary or Accessory Structure over 120 sq. ft.
Applications and Plans for Plan Review Permits must be submitted:
In person at 1711 Miner St, Idaho Springs
Accessory Structure Guide Basement Finish Guide Deck Guide Demolition Guides Home Additions Guide Homeowners Acknowledgement Form Inspection Request Information Patio Covers and Carports Guide Pre Application Plan Review Re-Roof Guide Residential Pool Guide Residential Roofing Requirements