Building Department

BANNER - Building Department

Contact Information

Walsenburg Land Use Office
525 S. Albert Avenue
Walsenburg, CO 81089

Tel: 719-738-1048

Office Hours: Monday and Thursday 8:00 - 4:30

Personnel

Rick Dunn - Building and Planning Official
719-738-2341
rdunn@cityofwalsenburg.com

Jay Davis - Inspector

Ron Romero - Code Enforcement
rromero@cityofwalsenburg.com

The City of Walsenburg has adopted comprehensive land use and building regulations including:

  • Annexation
  • Zoning
  • Subdivision
  • Building Standards
  • Property Maintenance

Required Permits

Anyone who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permit.

  • All Commercial Construction must have a building permit and a licensed contractor.

  • All Residential Construction must have a building permit and a licensed contractor unless the home owner is personally doing the work.

  • All building foundations larger than 250 square feet are required to be engineered and wet stamped by a colorado registered professional engineer or architect.

Building Permits and changes in land use can be obtained by filing the proper application and paying the appropriate fees to the City.

BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION

All Electrical, Plumbing, and Gas permits must be purchased through the State of Colorado at DORA - Electrical & Plumbing Permits

WORK EXEMPT FROM PERMITS

Building Code

THE CITY OF WALSENBURG IS CURRENTLY USING THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODES (see Ordinance No. 977)

Contractor Licenses

All contractor licenses are issued by the Huerfano County Regional Building Authority board.

CONTRACTOR LICENSING PROCEDURES
2018 CONTRACTOR LICENSE APPLICATION
LIST OF LICENSED CONTRACTORS IN HUERFANO COUNTY

HELPFUL LINKS