Basement Finish

Residential Permit Application Submittal Requirements

  1. Read and comply with the Permit guide
  2. Read and get acquainted with the Arapahoe County amended ICC Building Guide for Basement Finish
  3. Attach to the application:
    1. Completed Residential Basement Finish Plan Submittal Questionnaire
    2. Site plan
    3. Construction plans
  4. Optional attachments and requirements
    1. All associated new Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical scopes of work are to be included with this permit submittal
    2. Where new window wells are required close to the property line Zoning Division’s approval may be required
    3. Where applicable, an asbestos report, reviewed by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)
    4. A complete isometric diagram and an “Adding or Replacing Gas Appliance questionnaire” when new or replacement gas appliances are installed
  5. Attachments must comply with these requirements
  6. Complete your application using Customer Access
    1. Select the Residential Remodel > Residential Basement Finish or Search by ‘basement’
  7. Pay for your permit online
    1. Estimate your fees
    2. Review the Fee Schedule
  8. A plans reviewer will check your application, plans, and attachments for completeness and accuracy before your permit is issued
    1. You may be contacted with questions or requests for revisions through the Customer Access Portal


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