Effective June 1, Jefferson County Offices will reopen to the public. Please contact departments and offices directly to see if they provide services online and/or are open by appointment only. We strongly encourage wearing a face covering while visiting any county facility.
Also beginning June 1, most Jefferson County offices will be switching to a four-day business week and will be closed on Fridays. However, offices such as those related to courts and law enforcement will not be switching to this schedule. Please contact departments and offices directly for their hours of operation.
Changes in Effect June 1, 2020
Jefferson County Building Safety Office will transition to a 4-day business week. The office will provide service Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and will be closed on Friday. Office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Phones open at 7:30 am M-Th.
Field Inspections will take place Monday through Friday. Starting at 8 am, the day of your inspection please go to today’s inspection times to see an am or pm time frame.
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 am and 5:00 pm @ 303-271-8260. Requests must be received by 5:00 p.m. the day before your inspection. Phone calls and emails will not be answered on Fridays. Scheduling an inspection on Friday for Monday must be done online.
Inspections in occupied structures may need to be completed using a remote video platform. Safety will be at the discretion of the inspector.
For in-person service, please make an appointment by calling 303-271-8260.
The use of the Online Permitting Portal is highly advised.
Submitting electronic documents for plan review and permit are requested.
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.
Building codes are in place to protect public health, safety and general welfare as they relate to the construction and occupancy of buildings and structures.
All general, roofing and mechanical contractors applying for permits in Unincorporated Jefferson County are required to obtain a Jefferson County Contractors License.
Find information about the fire districts in Jefferson County.
The Jefferson County Building Safety department has supplied these guides to help make your projects a success.
Inspection requests for building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and re-roofing may be made online, in person or via telephone at 303-271-8260.
Building permits may be submitted electronically and paid for online after the process is completed.
Learn how to search for Jeffco permits and active cases.
Here you'll find all the requirements you need to submit a successful building plan.
The Jefferson County Building Safety Department has all the information you need to have the roof on your home or business repaired or replaced successfully.
See building safety online services.
Find documents related to building safety.
Use this form to contact the Building Safety division.