The Procedures for Construction Projects in Colorado

It is common knowledge that any construction project requires building permits; any violation can be reported and will be legally addressed. Building permits cover various aspects:

  • Construction noise (on weekdays, it is allowed between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m., while on weekends the interval is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
  • Notification of adjacent properties every time a project involves excavation or demolition
  • Protection for adjacent properties (including landscaping!), for the duration of the construction project
  • Safe storage of materials and equipment
  • Safe disposal of construction debris
  • Procedures to control erosion and water runoff
  • A sanitary facility
  • Prevention of unauthorized access and accidents

Building permits are required to be displayed together with the zoning permit and the time limits. If a construction project will block alleys or streets, additional permits are required, from Colorado Public Works Services.   There is no exception even when you purchase a pre-engineered steel building from CanAm Steel Building Corporation, building permits are still required.

The necessary forms and documents can be easily found by accessing the official website of the state of Colorado, together with information about submitting an application for a new construction project, verifying the status of a project as well as building codes. You can also download residential and commercial plan guidelines and learn more about temporary use permits.