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Commercial and Multi-Family Projects#

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Project  Requirements and Forms

Air Conditioner 

  • One permit per appliance
  • New Install or replacement
  • Contact Larimer County Health department when replacing a water heater in a food service establishment.

Heating/Cooling/Water Heater Permit Application

Backflow Preventer 

Backflow Preventer Application

Commercial New Building

Commercial Addition

New Commercial Developments require a pre-submittal meeting for building code feasibility during the development review process when drawings are 50% complete and in the  and prior to Building Permit Submittal. For questions or to schedule this meeting, contact your Development Review Coordinator (or email drcoord@fcgov.com).

Commercial submittal guide/checklist 

Energy Code Compliance form - New Commercial

Construction Waste Management plan

Fort Collins Loveland Water district review

Owner Authorization to Obtain a Commercial Building Permit

Building Permit Application

Deck (Commercial)

 

 

 

Must be designed and stamped by a Colorado Licensed Structural Engineer. Additionally, Submit manufacturer's specs for specialty products such shade sail cloth and plastics when used.

Building Permit Application

Demolition (Commercial)

Commercial Demo Guide

Owner Authorization Form

Asbestos Awareness Disclosure

Construction Waste Management Plan

Demo Permit Application

Electrical (Commercial)

If scope of work involves more than electrical, submit for a remodel permit.

Electric Permit Application

Flag Poles (Commercial)

Flag Pole Requirements

Building Permit Application

Furnace (Commercial)

  • One permit per appliance
  • New Install or replacement
  • Contact Larimer County Health department when replacing a water heater in a food service establishment.

Heating/Cooling/Water Heater Permit Application

Gas Fireplace

Wood Stove

Fire Pit (Commercial)

Wood Burning Stove Guide 

  • EPA Product List
  • For gas fire pits, submit a site plan and manufacturer's specs with the permit application
  • An additional and separate permit may be required by Poudre Fire Authority

Gas / Wood Burning Appliance Permit Application

Multi-Family New Buildings 

3 or more dwellings attached to each other and located on a single lot.

New Multi-family Developments require a pre-submittal meeting for building code feasibility during the development review process when drawings are 50% complete and prior to Building Permit Submittal. For questions or to schedule this meeting, contact your Development Review Coordinator (or email drcoord@fcgov.com). 

Multi-family Submittal Guide/Checklist

Energy Code Compliance form - for 3 stories max

Energy Code Compliance - for more than 3 stories.

Construction Waste Management plan

Fort Collins Loveland Water district review

Building Permit Application

Pergola 

Patio Cover

Shade Sails

Trellis

(Commercial)

Must be designed and stamped by a Colorado Licensed Structural Engineer. Additionally, Submit manufacturer's specs for specialty products such shade sail cloth and plastics when used.

Building Permit Application

Plumbing (Commercial)

If scope of work involves more than plumbing, submit for a remodel permit.

Plumbing Permit Application

Re-Roofing (Commercial)

Due to the extremely high volume of scheduled roof inspections, we are not able to perform next-day inspection for roofs. Roof inspections are currently scheduled several months out, and we are working to address staffing and resource challenges to address the high workload. Thank you for your patience.

NEW! Asphalt Roofing Requirements

Trust Account Information

Field Verification Form

Construction Waste Management Plan

Roofing Permit Application

Submit CWMP (Construction Waste Management Plan)

  1. Construction Waste Management 
  2. Electronic Submittal for roofing CWMP

Remodel (Commercial):   

  • Tenant Finish
  • Vanilla Shell
  • First tenant in a new building or space
  • Alterations 
  • Layout changes
  • Changing Function or Occupancy type.

Tenant Finish Submittal Guide/Checklist

Electronic Submittal Instructions

Owner Authorization to Obtain a Commercial Building Permit

Construction Waste Management plan

Building Permit Application

Submit stamped architectural plans for any of the following scenarios: 

  • Scope of work more than 5,000sf
  • *Change of Occupancy*
  • First tenant to occupy a space in a new building (core and shell)

*Change of Occupancy If the approved function, use, of a space is changing, the new function will need to be re-approved, as each function/use comes with a unique set of code requirements.

Roof Top Unit (RTU)

(Commercial)

 

  • One permit per appliance
  • New Install or replacement
  • Contact Larimer County Health department when replacing a water heater in a food service establishment.

Heating/Cooling/Water Heater Permit Application

Shed (Commercial)

See: Residential Shed Guide

  • Pre-Built Structures or Kits may be required to be designed and stamped by a Colorado Licensed Structural Engineer.
  • Sheds attached to a building (lean-to) are considered an addition and require engineering.

Building Permit Application

Solar (Commercial)

 

Structural and Electrical plans are required and must be stamped by an Engineer. 

Solar Application

Swimming Pools

Hot tubs

(Public or Community) 

  • Manufacturer's specs or custom design details
  • Engineered structural design
  • Site plan to scale
  • Safety Barrier details or approved cover details
  • Accessibility Details 

Building Permit Application

Water Heater 

 

 

 

  • One permit per appliance
  • New Install or replacement
  • Contact Larimer County Health department when replacing a water heater in a food service establishment.

Heating/Cooling/Water Heater Permit Application

 

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