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Reminder to all Builders!!
- Council passed the 2015 code adoption March 14th, 2017 and it will go into effect . The proposed amendment to not require permits for sheds that are 120 square feet or less in area was also approved. This will not apply to a chicken coop sheds since those are under a different section of the code.
- Any new residential or new commercial permits submitted under the 2012 code will need to be picked up and paid for by April 1st, 2017, otherwise they will need to be resubmitted under the 2015 Codes.
- Any new residential house or new commercial projects will need to be submitted under the 2015 IRC/IBC codes.
- As of January 1, 2017, the state of Colorado has adopted the NEC 2017. The City and County of Broomfield will adopt and enforce the NEC 2017 as of more information. . The updated codes will be required to be followed on permits based on the issuance date and not the application date. All approved master plans for builders will need to be updated and resubmitted to the building division. Please see
As a part of the Community Development Department, the Building Division is dedicated to keeping our community safe by issuing building permits, making inspections, reviewing plans, and enforcing building codes for all construction in the City and County of Broomfield.
Our highly trained employees deliver services in a professional and respectful manner to maintain and improve the quality of life for our residents.
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2015 Building Code Update"The Building Division is planning on taking the 2015 Building Code package to City Council with the first reading in January 2017 and second reading in February or March 2017 with the goal effective date for April 1st, 2017. The second reading will be the public hearing with the opportunity to make comments to our Council.
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Construction is up all over the metropolitan area so building departments are busy! Please schedule enough time for plan review to keep your project on track. Typical plan review times are as follows:
Basement finish, fences, water heaters, furnaces, decks, and shingle re-roof permits are typically processed over the counter. If the plans analyst on duty is quite busy, you may be asked to leave your permit for review.
New house – custom or new model - 6 to 7 weeks for first comments
New house – master plan - 6 to 7 weeks for first comments
New commercial – 6 to 7 weeks for first comments
Tenant finish - 3 to 4 weeks for first comments
Residential additions – 3 to 4 weeks for first comments
Estimated times above are goals, but are not guaranteed!
We are located on the first floor of the George DiCiero City and County Building,
1 DesCombes Drive, Broomfield, Colorado 80020
Building Division Phone 303.438.6370
Building Division Fax 303.438.6207
Building Inspection Line 303.438.6376
Building Division Submittals - BuildingPermits@broomfield.org
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm