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Notice to Plumbing Contractors and Backflow Testing Companies:

Beginning April 15, 2022, all backflow test reports are required to be sent in to Backflow Solutions Inc. This will apply to newly installed backflow preventers and for the yearly  tests that are required to be done.

2021 Code Update Meeting

Mark your calendars, Aug. 11, 2022, from 9-11 a.m., we will be conducting a meeting to discuss the significant changes to the 2021 Codes and taking comments and questions. The code change proposal will go to City Council in early 2023 with a proposed effective date of April 15, 2023. Check out the 2021 Significant Change Handout.


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.

Building Permit Submissions

If you are submitting building permit applications and plans for review, email them to  Please note:  File size must not exceed 20MB.


License Renewals can now be processed online. Please read instructions for contractors.You may also email your new or renewal License Application to

In Colorado, businesses with at least one employee, and all businesses working in the construction industry, must carry workers' compensation insurance. To learn more about workers compensation requirements, please visit the Division of Workers Compensation at (303.318.8700) or review the Division's Employer Guide and Insurance Requirements brochure.

If you are submitting building permit applications and plans for review, email them to

Unsure if you are currently licensed in Broomfield?

Search Licenses on the Online Portal using the Online Portal button above.

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Payment Information

We accept cash, check and all major credit cards: American Express, Discover, Master Card, and Visa.

Please note: There is a 2.65% convenience fee of the total dollar amount or $1.25; which is greater, fee per transaction assessed if you choose the credit card option.  Check and cash are still accepted.

Contact Us

  1. Tim Pate

    Chief Building Official
    Ph: 303.438.6370
    One Descombes Drive
    Broomfield, CO 80020