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Building Permits, Inspections and Contractor Registration

People at Permit Counter

Printed copies of any document except building codes, may be obtained at Civic Center North, 480 S. Allison Pkwy.


New construction, additions and most building alterations require permits.


General Permit Information and Permit Applications


Adopted Building Codes and Local Amendments

View a list of the adopted International Building Codes and the City's local amendments.

Find purchasing information.


Building Code and Permit Handouts

Helpful handouts for homeowners and contractors.


Building Inspection Information and Results

Check inspection status for a specific permit.


Contractor Registrations and Other Licenses

Check contractor registration provisions.

Get registration forms.

Contact Information:

Public Works Department
Civic Center North Building
470 S. Allison Pkwy.
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-7500


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