How do I apply for a building permit?
A Permit Application with a detailed job description must be provided. Plans and specifications may be required based on the scope of work. For multiple units, more than one application may be required if the work is unit specific and/or individually owned. Visit the Permit Submittal Checklist page or contact Building & Inspection Services at (303) 235-2855, option 7 for specific information. Permit Submittal Checklist

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1. How do I obtain a building permit?
2. How do I request an inspection?
3. How long is my permit valid?
4. What is a Certificate of Occupancy / Completion?
5. What codes does the City of Wheat Ridge enforce?
6. When do I need a permit?
7. What type of building permit is needed to cover different types of work?
8. How do I apply for a building permit?
9. How long will it take to get a permit?
10. What is the best way to submit over-the-counter building permits?
11. Can homeowners submit their own drawings?
12. How much will a building permit cost?
13. How do I determine my valuation of work?
14. What type of payment do you accept?
15. How do I check the status of my permit?
16. What time are the inspectors in the office?
17. Does the city license contractors?
18. Who is required to obtain a contractors license?
19. What are the city’s testing requirements for licensing?
20. Does the city accept other cities’ licensing/testing?
21. What are the City’s roofing requirements?
22. How can I obtain building records for a property address?
23. Do I need a permit to install, widen, or modify a driveway?