Work Requiring Permits

What needs a Building Permit
Type of work
Permit Fee
Notes
Addition – Commercial

 

2

Addition – Residential
 
1
Air Conditioner Installation
$30.00
8
Alteration – Commercial
 
2
Alteration – Residential
 
1
Basement Finish
 
1
Carport
 
1
Change in Use
 
 
Commercial Building
 
2
Concrete Patio
10

Decks – Less than 30” above grade

$23.50

4
Decks – Greater than 30” above grade
 
1
Demolition of a structure
$47.00
 

Detached Accessory Structure* – 120 sq. ft. & less

$23.50

4
Door or window replacement
 
1
Driveways – Concrete or asphalt
 
5
Electrical work
 
1 or 2

Fence – 6’ or less high

$23.50

4
Fence – Greater than 6’ high
 
9
Fire Code Review
 
3
Fire Sprinkler
 
3
Furnace Replacement
$30.00
8
Garage
 
1
Lawn Sprinkler
$30.00
8
Mobile Home Park Lot
$132.00
8
Moved Building Pre-Inspection
$47.00/hr.
 
Patio Cover
 
1
Porch   1
Reroof
$30.00
8
Residential Building
 
1
Retaining wall – Greater than 4’ high
 
1 or 2 & 9
Retaining wall – 4’ or less high
 
4
Sidewalk replacement
 
5

Siding replacement

$30.00

8
Sign 6' or less in height
$47.00
 
Sign more than 6' in height
 
2 & 9
Single Family Residence
 
1
Storage sheds* – 120 sq. ft. or less
$23.50
4
Storage sheds – Greater than 120 sq. ft.
 
1
Swimming pool – Above ground less than 24" deep
 
7
Swimming pool – Above ground more than 24" deep
 
1
Swimming pool – In ground
 
1
Water heater replacement
$30.00
8
  • Detached accessory structure used for lawn & garden equipment storage, tool storage, playhouses and similar uses provided the floor area does not exceed 120 sq. ft. See note 4.
  • 3% Town Use Tax on materials is assessed on all building permits
  • 8% Larimer County Use Tax on materials is assessed on all building permits in Larimer County
  • Electrical permit fees assessed when applicable
    • Refer to Residential Permit Fees Refer to Commercial Permit Fees
  • Note 1: Refer to Residential Permit Requirements & Residential Permit Fees        
  • Note 2: Refer to Commercial Permit Requirements & Refer to Commercial Permit Fees·        
  • Note 3: Refer to Fire Code Permit Requirements
  • Note 4: Town Setback and Use Permit – Provide site plan
  • Note 5: Refer to Road Right of Way Permit Requirements
  • Note 6: Refer to Town Sign Code Requirements
  • Note 7: An electrical permit may be required
  • Note 8: Permit is issued over the counter while you wait
  • Note: 9: Provide structural design and site plan
  • Note 10: Make sure grading and drainage is not affected. Refer to Grading & Drainage