(303) 646-4166

151 S Banner Street, Elizabeth Colorado   80107

Building Department



 

2012 International Residential Code
​ALL INSPECTIONS CHECKED ON THE BUILDING PERMIT CARD AND ON THE INSPECTION CHECKLIST MUST BE CALLED FOR AND SIGNED BY A SAFEBUILT COLORADO INSPECTOR BEFORE PROCEEDING WITH THE NEXT PHASE OF CONSTRUCTION 
CALL FOR INSPECTIONS: 720-641-1956 
BUILDERS, CONTRACTORS AND PROPERTY OWNERS

 

 The following requirements must be met in order to obtain any building inspections per the requirements of the 2012 International Residential Code (IRC).

1. The Job Site Address Must Be Posted (2012 IRC SECTION 319.1)

2. ​The Building Permit Card Must Be On Site Or Made Available At The Time Of Inspection (2012 IRC SECTION 105.7)
3. The Approved Site Plan Must Be On Site (2012 IRC SECTION 106.2)
4. Approved Blueprints Including Engineered Foundation And Truss Designs Shall Be On The Job Site At All Times (2012 IRC SECTION 106.3.1).
​5. All required inspections must be called for and approved by the inspector before proceeding with the next phase of construction (2012 IRC SECTION 109.4)

ALL PERMITS MUST BE FINALED

 

REQUIRED INSPECTIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION

​Setbacks must be verified by a setback certificate
​​Footing and Foundation reinforcing steel (rebar) inspection. (If you choose, these inspections can be performed by the engineer of record with report provided to SAFEbuiltColorado.)​**
Water service ***
Building Sewer ***
Perimeter Drain (If required per engineer, must be inspected by engineer)
Temporary construction meter
Underground plumbing
Underground Electrical ***
Rough-in plumbing
Rough-in electrical
Flues and vents
Rough-in framing*
Gas piping
Permanent electrical meter
Insulation Inspection
Shower Pan (If Applicable)
Drywall screw inspection
Final plumbing
Final electrical
Final heating
Final building*​



* Note: Rough-in framing and final building will not be signed off until the plumbing, electrical, and heating work has been approved. 

** Note: C/O will not be issued until all engineers’ inspection reports have been received.
*** Check with local jurisdiction

 

Building Department Forms

Application:Building Permit Application​

Information:Building Permit Information Sheet

 

Other Useful Documents:

NEW Residential Roofing Requirements

Commercial Plans Check List

Commercial permit exemptions​

​International Residential Code Information Sheet

Residential Plans Check List

Residential Permit exemptions

Residential Detached Garage One Story Building Guide

Residential Enclosing Patio Covers Building Guide

Residential Patio Cover - Carports Building Guide

Residential Uncovered Decks - Porches Building Guide

Information Sheet Basement Finish

Re-Roofing Guidelines

Residential Basement Finish Guidelines

Residential Home Additions Guidelines

Poll Barn Construction Guidelines