Notice Regarding Electrical License Contemporaneous Review

Electrical and Plumbing License Contemporaneous Review Guidelines

This standard procedure has been developed for conducting contemporaneous Reviews of Electrical and Plumbing License and Apprenticeship Requirements. 

This standard procedure has been developed for conducting contemporaneous reviews to ensure consistent, timely, and efficient enforcement of Colorado's electrical and plumbing licensure and apprenticeship requirements. 

Inspections of projects requiring an electrical or plumbing permit must include a contemporaneous review of electrical and plumbing licenses, when possible. 

Contemporaneous reviews may include a full or partial review of the electricians, plumbers and apprentices working at a job site being inspected, at the discretion of the inspector, based on the inspector's familiarity with the installers or other relevant factors. 

Inspectors may perform contemporaneous reviews at any time. Inspectors may conduct occasional, random, on-site inspections while actual plumbing or electrical work is being conducted, with a focus on large commercial and multi-family residential projects.

If a contemporaneous review reveals any non-compliance with Colorado's electrical and plumbing licensure or apprenticeship requirements, the inspector who performed the review shall promptly notify his or her immediate supervisor. Inspectors may file a complaint with the State electrical and plumbing boards for any violation of C.R.S. Title 12, Article 23 (Electricians), or C.R.S. Title 12, Article 58 (Plumbers).

Effective October 1, 2019, Electricians is Title 12, Article 115, and Plumbers is Title 12, Article 155 - See HB19-1172

This was developed by the Colorado Chapter of the International Code Council as a basic procedural guide required by Colorado Revised Statutes Title 12 Articles 23 and 58. It is not intended to cover all circumstances. Check with your Attorney.

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