What happens if I don't get a permit?
If the work is started without a permit, a special investigation fee may be charged before the permit can be issued. If the entire project is completed, such as a deck or basement finish, the homeowner remains responsible for obtaining the proper permits and inspections. In some cases, this may mean removal of wall coverings to check concealed work. Homeowners should also contact their insurance company to verify that the new work will still be covered if no permit has been obtained. Often a completed project is not caught until a prospective buyer or private home inspector checks with the building department or a disaster occurs.

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1. Do I need a permit to replace my water heater?
2. I am just thinking about a home improvement project and have some preliminary questions. Who can I ask?
3. What are your office hours and who is on staff?
4. How do I get to the Broomfield building department?
5. Do I need a building permit for my project?
6. How long does it take to get a building permit?
7. How much will my permit cost?
8. What plans do I need for a permit?
9. How do I avoid paying taxes twice on my project materials?
10. Do I need a contractor's license to get a permit?
11. What happens if I don't get a permit?
12. Can I do all the electrical and plumbing work on my own home?
13. How close can I build to my property line?
14. What inspections do I need for my project?
15. How do I call for an inspection on my project?
16. What time will the inspector arrive?
17. I have questions about my inspection. Who do I talk to?
18. Will a City and County Building inspector come look at my house if I have problems?
19. Does Broomfield have special requirements for re-roofing?
20. How does the new Carbon Monoxide Alarm law affect me?
21. Do the EPA lead abatement regulations apply to my project?
22. For boilers, do I need State of Colorado as well as City and County of Broomfield permit and inspections?