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Project Guide Application Form
Deck  Deck Guide

Building Permit Application

Use the guide to create your plans. Submit (2) copies of all plans (can be hand drawn)

Shed Shed Guide
Pole Barn Must be designed and stamped by a Colorado Licensed Structural Engineer. 
Patio Cover or Carport Patio Cover Handout
Sunshade/Pergola Sunshade Guide
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
Roofing Roofing Requirements
Water Heater/Furnace/AC  
Wood stoves

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

New Residential and Addition Submittal Guide

Residential Additions

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. 

New Residential and Addition Submittal Guide

Applications and Forms

  1. New Residential and Addition Submittal Guide
  2. Building Permit Application
  3. Submit an additional  Demo Permit  when removing exterior portions of the house for the new addition. 
  4. Submit the Mechanical Design Form and mechanical load calcs for new forced air systems when the appliance and duct work is all new.
  5. Use the prescriptive sections of the Energy Compliance Form for insulation values required. 
  6. Construction Waste Management Plan

Certificate of Occupancy

Certificate of Occupancy checklist