Starting August 1, 2023, The City of Wheat Ridge will be enforcing the 2023 National Electric Code, as adopted by the State of Colorado. All plans and permits submitted on and after this date will be subject to this code. All plans and permits before this date will be subject to the 2020 National Electric Code.
For Permitting Information, check here: Online Permit Submittal
For quickest assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Inspection Information, check here: Inspections
When Do You Need A Permit?
A building permit is required for new construction, additions, or alterations. Examples of projects that require building permits are:
- Exterior irrigation systems
- Interior remodels
- Basement and tenant finishes
- Electrical service changes
- Air conditioners and swamp coolers
- Awnings (extending over 54" from exterior wall)
- Furnace, boiler, and water heater replacement
- Window change or alterations
Homeowner Permit Information. Please check this document for information about obtaining a Homeowner permit.
Homeowner Affidavit. Fill out this form for a Homeowner applied permit.
Homeowner request for a designated worker. Getting help with your project? Please complete this form to allow for a designated worker.
Building Record Information - Permit Copies & Inspection Results
To find building record information, Select "Browse Community Development Archive" > Building Division > Address Files > Select Street Name > Select Property Address
Zoning Permits & Exemptions from Building Permit
If you do work, or have work done, without a required permit, you will be in violation of the City of Wheat Ridge Municipal Code, Chapter 5, Article II, Division 2. Delays and additional fees or costs may be incurred.