Building Safety

Due to the increase in the community spread of COVID-19, Building Safety offices are closed for in-person services. The safety and well-being of our visitors and our employees is our first priority. In order to continue serving the community, staff are working remotely to provide online and virtual services. Please see below to access our online services.

Online Services

Front Counter in-person services including walk thru plan review and applying for a permit are currently unavailable. The use of the Online Permitting Portal is available for submitting plans, applying for permits, scheduling inspections and setting up contractor licensing. If you encounter any issues while navigating the online system the staff is available Monday thru Thursday 7:30 am - 5 pm by phone @ 303-271-8260.

Submitting electronic documents for plan review and permit are requested.

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.

Inspections in occupied structures may need to be completed using a remote video platform. Safety will be at the discretion of the inspector.

Other 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.