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Service Reopening



Thanks to your patience and perseverance to protect our community, public health officials support a slow and guided access to increased City and County of Broomfield services, starting June 1. The Building counter will be staffed with 2 permit technicians who will accept payments for permits and allow new permits to be dropped off for review and plans analyst will be available to answer questions as needed.


Building Division Informational Links 


      Building-Permitting-Inspections Update
      COVID-19 Construction Guidance

  • As of June 1st we are open to the public again.
  • If you are submitting permits we still reccomend that you email them to buildingpermits@broomfield.org
  • Over the counter Plan Reviews - Not Available - Please submit applications and Plans to buildingpermits@broomfield.org
  • The second reading of the 2018 code package passed on February 25. The 2018 Codes will go into affect April 15th, 2020. Here are some of the fee changes that were approved as well.
  1. Re-inspection Fee - Changing from $50 to $75
  2. Inspection Fee (Outside of normal business hours-minimum charge 2 hours) $75hr
  3. Mobile Homes, Construction, Office Trailers - Flat Rate Fee $100 
  4. Demolition Permits - Changing from $23.50 to Flat Rate Fee $100 
  5. Clean Up Permits - Changing from $23.50 to Flat Rate Fee $100 
  6. Sump To Sewer Permits - Changing from $75 to Flat Rate Fee $100
  7. Temporary Stand/Kiosk/Christmas Tree Permits - Changing from $50 to Flat Rate Fee $100 
  8. All Contractors (GenA, B, C, Plumbers, and Electricians) will now be required to carry General Liability Insurance.
  9. We will be honoring the new Building Data Valuation totals for new houses.

Responsibilities



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.

Please check the buttons on the left for access to the information you need. Please give your feedback on our new look and function by email.

Payment Information


  • Credit cards are accepted in the office & over the phone
  • Sorry, we do not have online permitting or licensing at this time. 
  • We take all major credit cards: Amex, Discover, Visa, Master Card, etc.
Please note: There is a 2.99% convenience fee that will be added if you decide to use a card, otherwise, check and cash are still accepted.

Current Building Code

 


The City and County of Broomfield is currently observing the 2018 IBC/IRC International Codes and the 2017 National Electrical Code. Click the Building Code Information button on the left for more information.

2018 Code Significant Changes
History of Building Code Adoption
2018 Code Changes and Amendments for builder meeting

Beginning August 1, 2020 Broomfield will begin enforcing the 2020 National Electrical Code (based on the State of Colorado adoption). All permits issued as of August 1, 2020 will need to comply with the 2020 NEC.

The link below is a summary of the significant changes to the 2020 NEC but is not a complete list of all the changes.
2020 NEC Significant Changes

Note: Please see News & Updates for information on the date for adopting the 2018 Code.


Building Permit & Inspection Process



Building Permit & Inspection Process
Contemporaneous Reviews Guide
Signed Senate Bill 19-156
Signed House Bill 19-1086


Building-Connection Newsletter



We are building connections with our community! Please see the newest newsletter.

SolSmart Designation For Broomfield - Congratulations!

SolSmart Designee Map

Department Information



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

Attached is an Xcel Energy free business energy audit promotional offer for buildings <50,000 square feet. Normally this level of an audit was $125, but this promotion lowers the cost to $0 until the end of June 2019. In addition, businesses with an annual peak demand of less than 100 kW can qualify to receive free, select energy-saving products, including screw-in LED lamps and faucet aerators at the time of the energy audit. We would like to drive awareness, interest and participation in building audits and help our BEST program reach it's goal of achieve 365 energy-related actions by the end of June 2019. 
Attached is an Xcel Energy free business energy audit promotional offer for buildings <50,000 square feet. Normally this level of an audit was $125, but this promotion lowers the cost to $0 until the end of June 2019. In addition, businesses with an annual peak demand of less than 100 kW can qualify to receive free, select energy-saving products, including screw-in LED lamps and faucet aerators at the time of the energy audit. We would like to drive awareness, interest and participation in building audits and help our BEST program reach it's goal of achieve 365 energy-related actions by the end of June 2019. 
Sewer license fees have not increased.
Sewer license fees have not increased.
Sewer license fees have not increased.
The City and County of Broomfield will be closing at the end of day 3/16. 
The information on this website will be updated after noon on 3/16 with additional information based on how this closure will impact Planning reviews. 
Please check back for more information.  
The City and County of Broomfield will be closing at the end of day 3/16. 
The information on this website will be updated after noon on 3/16 with additional information based on how this closure will impact Planning reviews. 
Please check back for more information.  
The City and County of Broomfield will be closing at the end of day 3/16. 
The information on this website will be updated after noon on 3/16 with additional information based on how this closure will impact Planning reviews. 
Please check back for more information.  
Beginning August 1, 2020 Boomfield will begin enforcing the 2020 National Electrical Code (based on the State of Colorado adoption). All permits  issued as of August 1, 2020 will need to comply with the 2020 NEC.

The link is a summary of significant changes to the 2020 NEC but is not a complete list of all changes.
Beginning August 1, 2020 Boomfield will begin enforcing the 2020 National Electrical Code (based on the State of Colorado adoption). All permits  issued as of August 1, 2020 will need to comply with the 2020 NEC.

The link is a summary of significant changes to the 2020 NEC but is not a complete list of all changes.