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Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bob Martin - Building and Planning Official
Jay Davis - Inspector
Tim Kennedy - Code Enforcement
The City of Walsenburg has adopted comprehensive land use and building regulations including:
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 all work must be performed by a licensed and insured contractor.
All Residential Construction must have a building permit. If the home owner is personally doing their own work the attached property owner/builder liability form must be included with the permit application.
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
THE CITY OF WALSENBURG IS CURRENTLY USING THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODES (see Ordinance No. 1092)
2015 International Building Code
2015 International Residential Code For One And Two Family Dwellings
2015 International Mechanical Code
2015 International Fire Code
2015 International Existing Building Code
2015 International Energy Conservation Code
2015 International Property Maintenance Code
2015 International Plumbing Code
National Electric Code
All contractor licenses are issued by the Huerfano County Regional Building Authority board.
CONTRACTOR LICENSING PROCEDURES2018 CONTRACTOR LICENSE APPLICATIONLIST OF LICENSED CONTRACTORS IN HUERFANO COUNTY
LAND USE APPLICATION
CONDITIONAL USE / SPECIAL USE APPLICATION
SIGN PERMIT APPLICATION
PROPERTY OWNER LIABILITY FORM
The City Of Walsenburg is currently using the 2015 International Building Codes
WALSENBURG ANNEXATION ORDINANCE (Chapter 15 provides guidance but has not yet been legally adopted)
WALSENBURG SIGN ORDINANCE
WALSENBURG SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE
WALSENBURG ZONING ORDINANCE (Chapter 16 provides guidance but has not yet been legally adopted)
"TINY HOMES" ORDINANCE 1094
NUISANCE ORDINANCE 1022
Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance
Please contact the City Clerk's Office for the latest copy of current ordinances.
FROST DEPTH REQUIREMENTS
Frost Protected Shallow Foundation Design
RADON MITIGATION REQUIREMENTS (IRC)
SNOW LOAD REQUIREMENTS
FEMA FLOODPLAIN MAP
WALSENBURG ZONING MAP