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Fast Track Permits#

Yes, most work requires a building permit, but some work is exempt.

Work Exempt from Permit

Permit submittal requirements by project type#

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Project Requirements 

Fees

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Basement Finish (Residential only)

Submit the Following:

  • Engineer's evaluation letter for structural work including new or larger egress windows 
  • If the entire buildings is  equipped throughout with a fire sprinkler system, contact us for direction prior to submitting for permit:  buildingdocs@fcgov.com 

Basement Finish Guide/Info

Sewer Backflow Prevention (when required)

Electronic submittal instructions

Homeowner Affidavit

 

Building Permit Fee: $155

Sales tax: Use calculator below

E-mail submittal to buildingservices@fcgov.com

Basement Finish Permit Application (NEW!)

Demolition - Residential

Residential Demo Guide

Homeowner Affidavit

Asbestos Awareness Disclosure

Construction Waste Management Plan

State Demolition Permits

Building Permit Fee: $65

 

E-mail application and forms to buildingservices@fcgov.com

Demo Permit Application (NEW!)

Demolition - Commercial

Commercial Demo Guide

Owner Authorization Form

Asbestos Awareness Disclosure

Construction Waste Management Plan

State Demolition Permits 

 

 

Building Permit Fee: $65

 

E-mail application and forms to buildingservices@fcgov.com

Demo Permit Application (NEW!)

Electric

  • Outlets
  • Panels
  • Wiring 
  • Lighting
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) charging
  • Ground mounted, pre-fabricated hot tubs. 

***Please note: If more than one trade (plumbing, mechanical electric, etc). is involved in a project, submit for an alteration permit

Installing a heating device in an unheated space (garage, sun room, shed, shop), may require additional insulation:  

Homeowner Affidavit

Owner Authorization Form

Building Permit Fee: $65

Sales tax: Use calculator below

Apply Online Here

or

Permit Application (paper option) - e-mail to buildingservices@fcgov.com

Electric Permit Application

Fireplace

Gas Fire Pits

Wood Burning Stoves

 

Homeowner Affidavit

Installing a heating device in an unheated space (garage, sun room, shed, shop), requires insulation to code:  

Permanent Wood Burning Device: 

Fire Pits:

  • Fire Pit Handout
  • For gas fire pits, submit a site plan and manufacturer's specs with the permit application

Portable Devices: 

Commercial: 

Building Permit Fee: $65

Sales tax: Use calculator below

Apply Online Here

or

Permit Application (paper option) - e-mail to buildingservices@fcgov.com

Gas / Wood Burning Appliance Permit Application

Lawn Sprinkler and Backflow preventer

A 3rd party test from a backflow tester is required to close out the permit.
 
 

Building Permit Fee: $65

Sales tax: Use calculator below

Lawn Sprinkler Permit Application

Mechanical -Residential

  • Heating
  • Cooling 
  • Ductwork
  • Exhaust 

***Please Note: If more than one trade (HVAC, plumbing, electric, etc.) is involved in a project, other than furnace and air conditioners, submit for an alteration permit. 

Homeowner Affidavit

Building Permit Fee: $65

Sales tax: Use calculator below

Apply Online Here

or

Permit Application (paper option) - e-mail to buildingservices@fcgov.com

Heating/Cooling/Water Heater Permit Application

Mechanical - Commercial

  • Heating
  • Cooling 
  • Roof Top Unit (RTU)

***Please note: If more than one trade (HVAC, plumbing, electric etc.) is involved in a project, other than furnace and air conditioners, submit for an alteration permit

  • One permit per appliance
  • First time install or replacement
  • If RTU is of a new size, weight, or location then submit evaluation from a Colorado Licensed Structural Engineer.
  • If RTU is a new size, height, or location, contact zoning@fcgov.com for submittal requirements.
  • If installing a heating device in a space that is not currently heated (garage, shop) insulation may be required per the current IECC and local amendments

Owner Authorization Form

Building Permit Fee: $65

Sales tax: Use calculator below

Apply Online Here

or

Permit Application (paper option) - e-mail to buildingservices@fcgov.com

Heating/Cooling/Permit Application
Mobile Home Set on existing lot.

10ft min is required between adjacent homes or structures for fire safety. 

Submit a separate permit for the entry stairs/deck/landing.  

Building Permit Fee: $65

Sales tax: Use calculator below

 

Permit Application (paper option) e-mail to buildingservices@fcgov.com

Plumbing

  • Water
  • Sewer 
  • Gas
  • Piping
  • Valves

***Please note if more than one trade is involved in a project (HVAC, electric, plumbing etc.), submit for an alteration permit.

***If a gas line is installed for a heater, submit for a mechanical permit

Commercial: 

Owner Authorization Form

Residential: 

Homeowner Affidavit

 

 

Building Permit Fee: $65

Sales tax: Use calculator below

Apply Online Here

or

Permit Application (paper option) - e-mail to buildingservices@fcgov.com

Plumbing Permit Application

Roofing

Residential

 

Roofing and hail damage FAQ

Asphalt Roofing Requirements

Homeowner Affidavit

Trust Account Handout

Field Verification Form

Is your building designated historic? Check here before submitting. 

A separate solar re-installation permit is required if there is an existing solar PV system on the roof that needs to be re-moved and re-installed for roofing to occur. 

Building Permit Fee: $85

Sales tax: Use calculator below

Apply Online Here

or

Permit Application (paper option) - e-mail to buildingservices@fcgov.com

Roofing Permit Application

Roofing

Commercial 

Asphalt Roofing Requirements

Trust Account Information

Owner Authorization Form

Field Verification Form

Is your building designated historic? Check here before submitting

A separate solar re-installation permit is required if there is an existing solar PV system on the roof that needs to be removed and re-installed for roofing to occur

Building Permit Fee: $210

Sales tax: Use calculator below

Apply Online Here

or

Permit Application (paper option) - e-mail to buildingservices@fcgov.com

Roofing Permit Application

Water Heater

  • One permit per appliance
  • First time install or replacement

Residential: 

Homeowner Affidavit

Commercial: Contact Larimer County Health department when replacing a water heater in a food service establishment.

Owner Authorization Form

Building Permit Fee: $65

Sales tax: Use calculator below

Apply Online Here

or

Permit Application (paper option) - e-mail to buildingservices@fcgov.com

Water Heater Permit Application

 

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