Building Permits/Inspections

WHAT REQUIRES A BUILDING PERMIT:

  • New Construction

  • Remodeling/Alterations/Improvements

  • Repairs

  • ReRoof (Requires Site Inspection)

  • Removal/Moving/Demolition

  • Fences

  • Accessory Structures such as Tool Sheds, Storage Sheds, Children’s Playhouse, etc. larger than 120 sq ft – other restrictions may apply

  • Sidewalks/Driveways/Parking Slabs 

WHAT DOES NOT REQUIRE A PERMIT?

  • Painting/Papering/Carpeting

  • Other “Finish” Work

  • Accessory Structures such as Tool Sheds, Storage Sheds, Children’s Playhouse, etc. smaller than 120 sq ft – other restrictions may apply

  • Oil Derricks

  • Movable Cases/Counters/Partitions under 5 ft 9 inches high

  • Window Awnings in Residential Areas

WHEN IN DOUBT – ASK!

It is also a violation of the Building Code to occupy, use, or maintain any structure that is unsafe or dangerous to human life, health or welfare.

Bruce Stanley 

Building Official

Office 970-872-3663

Cell 970-640-8320

Click here to email.

Email replies may take up to a week.

 

The Town of Hotchkiss follows the 2018 International Code Council Books and Amendments for building standards.

 

Building Permit

Building Permit Fees

Building Permit Application

(Please print off the application, fill it out and then bring it to Town Hall.)