Building Safety

Building Portal User Guide effective Monday, July 24, 2023. Use this handy guide to maneuver through the new site with ease.

Online Permitting Portal

The use of the Online Permitting Portal is available for submitting plans, applying for permits, scheduling inspections and setting up contractor licensing. Submitting electronic documents for plan review and permits is encouraged. If you encounter any issues while navigating the online system call us at 303-271-8260. 

Field Inspections

Field inspections are Monday through Friday. Inspection times will post each morning at 8 a.m. The day of your inspection please go to today’s inspection times to see the inspection window.

Inspection requests for building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and
re-roofing may be done online anytime. Telephone inspection requests are available Monday through Thursday between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. by calling 303-271-8260. Requests must be received by 5 p.m. the day before your inspection. Phone calls and emails will not be answered on Fridays. Scheduling an inspection by phone for Monday must be called in on Thursday.

Code Information

Appendix Z

The county has adopted an addendum to the 2018 Jefferson County Code Supplement. Appendix Z - Special Building Construction Regulations in Wildfire Zone 1. Effective Date January 1, 2020.  


Passive Radon Mitigation System Inspection is now required for new residential construction per R109.3.5 of the 2018 Jefferson County Residential Code Supplement.