Permit Submittal Information

Documents, specifications and information required to submit for a building permit vary based on the type of project to be performed. By selecting a project specific link below, a checklist of items that are required in order to submit for a building permit may be accessed. Each project specific checklist also provides a set of the forms that must accompany any submittal for that type of project. For additional information concerning submittal requirements, you may directly contact the specific department establishing the requirement. Building & Inspections Services may be reached at 303-235-2855; Planning & Zoning may be reached at 303-235-2846; and the Engineering Division may be reached at 303-235-2861.

Permit applications requiring plan review must be submitted with digital plans and documents preferably in PDF format.

For permit information and checklists please email -

Available information:

New SFD, New Duplex, New Multi-Family, New Non-Residential, Additions, Alterations, Garage, Pool/Spa, Solar, Fences, Retaining Walls, Patio Covers, Car Ports, Signs, Small Cell Facilities.

Commercial Projects:

Proof of submission is required from the Fire Department with the permit application on the following types of projects: new commercial structures, commercial interior remodels and tenant finishes, fire sprinklers, etc. 

West Metro and Arvada Fire Districts require online submittals for plan review and permitting. When submitting your permit application to the Building Division, provide a copy of the online submittal confirmation. This can be the printed email or a printed copy of the confirmation page.

West Metro Fire Plan Review Submital

Arvada Fire Plan Review  Submittal

Fairmont Fire Plan Review Submittal - requires signed copy of Proof of Submission form.

Plan Review Times

  • Residential up to four weeks
  • Commercial 4-6 weeks

*Please note that expedited plan review is not available and plans are reviewed in the order they are received.