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Use the guide to create your plans. Submit (2) copies of all plans (can be hand drawn)
|Pole Barn||Must be designed and stamped by a Colorado Licensed Structural Engineer.|
|Patio Cover or Carport||Patio Cover Handout|
|Detached Garage||Detached Garage Guide|
|Interior remodel||NA (being created)|
|Basement Finish||Basement Finish Guide|
|Solar System||Solar Guide||Solar Application|
|Gas Fire Pit||Submit product manufacturer's specifications and a site plan.||Over-The-Counter Permit Application|
New Residential Homes and Additions
New Home Construction
A newly built home is a house constructed in place from the foundation up and built under the current International Residential Code (IRC). The New Residential Submittal Guide can be used for a Single Family Detached Homes, Duplexes, and Townhomes.
If the same structure will be built/replicated at least three time, submit as a stock plan. Contact us for more information about our stock plan process 970.416.2740
In the City of Fort Collins Townhomes are defined as: Side by side dwelling units attached to each other with each unit is on its own lot, separated by property lines. Townhomes are built under the International Residential Code (IRC).
When more than two attached dwelling units are on a single lot, it its considered multi-family. Use the multi-family submittal guide and the adopted International Building Code (IBC).
An addition is where enclosed area is added to the existing structure.
Some examples are: enclosing a covered patio, adding a second level ("pop the top"), adding an attached shed ("lean-to"), adding area to the house for a larger kitchen or master bedroom.
Applications and Forms
- New Residential and Addition Submittal Guide
- Building Permit Application
- Submit an additional Demo Permit when removing exterior portions of the house for the new addition.
- Submit the Mechanical Design Form and mechanical load calcs for new forced air systems when the appliance and duct work is all new.
- Use the prescriptive sections of the Energy Compliance Form for insulation values required.
- Construction Waste Management Plan