Building Permit Application and Fees

Apply for a Building Permit

Using our online Customer Access tool, you can:

  • Apply for building permits
  • Make secure online payments
  • Schedule building permit inspections

Residential Permit Application Requirements

Find instructions and requirements for the most common residential building permits, including the county’s adopted codes, design criteria, policies and procedures.

Permit Fees

New permit fees were adopted by the Board of County Commissioners at a Nov. 24, 2020 public meeting and went into effect on Jan. 1, 2021.  All fees are non-refundable.

Permit Fee Calculator

Enter Valuation for new buildings or tenant finish work below:

Total Project Valuation    

Permit Fee
Plan Review Fee                  
Open Space Sales and Use Tax

Total Estimated Fees:        


The Open Space Sales and Use Tax is calculated by multiplying the materials portion of the overall project valuation, generally 50%, times one quarter of one percent ($0.0025)

Additional site specific development fees may also apply for new buildings and additions, including possibly RUTIF, Cherry Creek Drainage Basin Authority and RTIF