Engineering Offices Closed to Public
In response to National, State, and Local Declarations of Emergency, we are temporarily changing how we provide our services, effective immediately until further notice. See below for changes:
Fort Collins suspends permitting for some temporary signs
The City of Fort Collins has suspended permitting for some temporary signs placed by essential businesses during the coronavirus outbreak.
Press Release: https://www.fcgov.com/news/?id=7712
For more information about the City’s response to COVID-19, visit fcgov.com/coronavirus.
Engineering Staff on Call, Permits, Applications and Submittals
281 N. College Ave is open by appointment only. Please call 970-416-2740, Mon-Thurs 9am - 4pm to set up an appointment. Due to the City’s ability to conduct most business transactions online or by phone, this step is intended to reduce risk to both community members and City staff.
The City remains committed to providing customer service during this time. Under this temporary protocol, we cannot accept in-person submittals or permit applications, or issue permits in person, nor can we respond to inquiries or engineering concerns in-person. Customers may contact us by:
- For Excavation permits - all permits will be submitted electronically. For details: https://www.fcgov.com/engineering/excavation
- For Small Cell permits - all permits will be submitted electronically. For details: https://www.fcgov.com/engineering/smallcell
- For all other permits - please submit electronically to ZW5naW5lZXJpbmdAZmNnb3YuY29t
- Contractor Licensing – please submit electronically to ZW5naW5lZXJpbmdAZmNnb3YuY29t, original signed/stamped bonds will need to be mailed to the address listed on the Engineering webpage, prior to approval.
Review of plans and permit applications will continue, with much of our staff either working remotely or practicing social distancing in the office. Please note the City will make it best efforts to review all permits, licenses, etc., but anticipate delays in the process during this time. Engineering recommends that permits be applied for when declarations are lifted.
For now, we will be continuing inspections to sites as necessary:
- Development Inspections: 970-221-6609
- Right-of-way Inspections: Jason Martin: 970-416-2779, Ryan Boehle: 970-416-2906
Engineering will only be accepting credit/debit card payments by calling 970-416-2740, Mon-Thurs 9am - 4pm. The customer will need to leave their contact information for a call back and permit number for payments to be processed. During this time please do not call the phone number indicated on the permit notification.
The City of Fort Collins Engineering Department consists of 35 employees and provides a full range of civil engineering services, with a primary focus on transportation infrastructure projects. From master planning, survey and design; to construction management, project inspection and asset management. Engineering provides total project management capabilities. The City’s Engineering Department also serves as the community’s right-of-way manager and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, development project plan approval, construction inspection for all new streets and utilities, the Transportation Capital Expansion Fee Program and maintenance, repair and upgrade of bridges and railroad crossings to name a few. The same services are also offered to Larimer County and the Colorado Department of Transportation for projects within the Fort Collins Growth Management Area (GMA).
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Physical Address: 281 North College, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Mailing Address: PO Box 580, Fort Collins, CO 80522-0580