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COVID-19: Building Services

In response to National, State, and Local Declarations of Emergency, we are temporarily changing how we provide our services. For more information on the City's coronavirus response, visit

Development Review Center is open in a limited capacity committed to providing customer service:

Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9am-12 noon; 1-4 p.m. (closed 12-1pm). 

Special Instructions: 

  1. Virtual services are available, and we encourage you to use them if possible.
  2. NEW:  please schedule an appointment for all in-person services (due to rising Coronavirus cases and limited on-site staff). Appointments can be scheduled by contacting a department from the contact list below. For Appointments: 
    • Enter the building using doors on College Avenue.
    • Visitors are asked to follow directional signs posted inside.
    • Visitors must wear a mask over the nose and mouth. 

Contact List:

Virtual/Remote Services: 

Development Review

Building Permit Process

Building Inspections


New Electric Code Adoption!

2020 National Electric Code has been adopted, effective August 1st, 2020 

Building Codes

NEW! How to access your trust account.

How to access your trust account.

We will no longer be sending out e-mail updates on trust account status. If you are a licensed contractor with a trust account, please log in to the Citizen Portal to view your account information. 

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NEW! Procedure for Contemporaneous Reviews of Electrical and Plumbing Licenses
Latest Roofing Info!
What you need to know about Rentals in Fort Collins

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  • Adopted Building Codes 
  • Local Amendments to Codes
  • Local Wind and Snow Loads
  • Code Interpretations List
  • Approved Alternate Materials and Methods List

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  • Building Air Tightness
  • Mechanical System Performance
  • Energy Code Compliance

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  • Solar / Re-Roofs
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  • Additions 
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  • Permit Issuance to Project Close-Out 

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To schedule a remote video inspection

Request inspections before 11 PM using any of these methods:

  1. Text: 888-406-6394
  2. Call: 970-221-6769
  3. Online:  Citizen Portal

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  • Renew or Reinstate
  • Become Licensed 

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