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Dept Head: Rich Anderson
  •   9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (M-F, except for holidays)

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Commercial Minor Alterations

Is a permit required?

Most work requires a permit with some exceptions

Commercial Work Exempt from Permit

Commercial and Multi-Family Projects

Tenant Finish/Commercial Remodel

A Tenant Finish is a commercial remodel including: alteration, white-box, vanilla shell, or the first tenant to occupy a space in a new building.

Tenant Finish Submittal Guide

New Commercial and Additions

New Commercial Buildings can be strictly commercial or mixed use  such as a building that contains residential units with various commercial functions. New commercial would also include additions to existing buildings. 

New Commercial Submittal Guide

New Multi-family

Multi-family buildings consist of more than two independent dwelling units attached to each other on the same lot. Multi-family buildings fall under the International Building Code. If a multi-family structure will be built/replicated at least 3 times, please submit as a stock plan. Contact us for more information on our stock plan process 970-416-2740.

Multifamily Submittal Guide

Poudre Fire Authority

 A separate submittal is required through the Poudre Fire Authority website for new construction projects. Fire suppression systems being installed will also require an additional separate submission.

Poudre Fire Authority also participates with Larimer County and the City of Fort Collins for Special Events Permits. This review includes, but is not limited to the use of propane, emergency access into and out of buildings, street closures, and occupant loads. 

Poudre Fire Authority