Building

Please note that ALL development with the exception of a single-family residence is required to go through site plan review. Some PUDs may be exempt. 

Please return the completed application(s), along with ALL required information to the Town’s Building Department located at Town Hall, 511 Colorado Avenue, Carbondale, CO 81623.

Current Codes 2012 IGCC, 2009 IRC, IBC, IMC, IPC, IFGC, IECC, AND 2008, NEC

DESIGN CRITERIA

GREEN ENERGY CODE REQUIREMENTS

All valuations over $120,000 require pre-payment towards the plan review at the time of submittal in the amount of $650.00.

Call before you dig for locates: colorado811.org 

 BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS & SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS

New Single Family and Duplex

Building Permit Application 
Building Permit Checklist  
REBP Checklist
Residential Efficient Building Program Ordinance  

Provide Shading Analysis - See section 5.12

Residential Addition – After Planning Approval

Building Permit Application 
Asbestos Abatement Notification & Permit Application Form
2 Complete Sets of Plans (Architectural Drawings with stamped structurals, site plan, & solar access plan)
If over 500 square feet -> REBP Checklist

Residential Remodel

Building Permit Application  
Asbestos Abatement Notification & Permit Application Form
2 Complete Sets of Plans (with stamped structurals – typically requires a design professional)

New Commercial

Building Permit Application 
5 Complete Sets of Plans (Civil, Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical, & Plumbing Drawings all sheets must be stamped)

Commercial Remodel

Building Permit Application  
Asbestos Abatement Notification & Permit Application Form
3 Complete Sets of Plans (all sheets to be stamped)

Restaurant – New and/or remodeling existing restaurant

Retail Food Establishments - If you are looking to construct a restaurant facility, open a restaurant, or take over an existing restaurant, please contact Garfield County Public Health 970.665.6375 www.garfield-county.com/environmental-health

Building Permit Application 
3 Complete Sets of Plans (all sheets to be stamped)

Wood Stoves

        Colorado Wood Stove List 2017-2018

Fences

Building Permit Application 
Site Plan (2 copies highlighted with fence location and labeled heights)

Roof

Building Permit Application 

Window Replacement

Building Permit Application 
If framing is needed, two sets of plans are required.

Shed Over 120 sq. ft.

Building Permit Application 
Site Plan (highlight location of proposed shed – two copies)

Pergola

Building Permit Application 
Site Plan (highlight location of proposed pergola – two copies)
2 sets of drawings with framing details

Deck

Building Permit Application 
Site Plan (highlight location of proposed deck – two copies)
Deck Handout

Mechanical Permit

Mechanical Permit Application

Plumbing Permit

Plumbing Permit Application

Demolition Permit

Demolition Permit Application

Vendor Permit

Vendor Permit Application
Peddlers/Food Wagons selling Food that is Not Pre-Packaged contact: Garfield County Public Health 970.665.6375 www.garfield-county.com/environmental-health

Solar Permit

Solar Permit Application (Required for ALL solar installations) 
Solar Requirements

Wildfire Mitigation Permit

Wildfire Mitigation Permit

Electrical Permits

State of Colorado Electrical Permits

Manufactured Homes

Manufactured/Factory Built Home Requirements 
See Unified Development Code (UDC) 

Tiny Homes

Tiny Home Handout

   
WHAT TYPES OF PROJECTS DO NOT REQUIRE A PERMIT?

There are various types of project you may want to do. Most of these projects do require a permit, but there are several that do not. 

Building Projects Exempt from Permitting 
Mechanical/Plumbing Projects Exempt from Permitting 
Electrical Projects Exempt from Permitting 
ALL electrical permits must be obtained from the State of Colorado.

FEE’S
Click HERE for fee information.

INSPECTIONS
Click HERE for inspection information.

HOW DO I FILE A CODE COMPLAINT?
Compliance Complaint Form

CONTRACTOR LICENSING & B.E.S.T. TESTING
For Contractor Licensing & B.E.S.T. Testing information click here.

BUILDING PERMITS ISSUED

 
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