Building Division


The Building Department enforces codes and regulations established by the 2015 International Building Code governing the construction, alteration, and maintenance of buildings and structures within the City of Centennial for the protection of residents and property.

The Building Department reviews and issues permits for construction projects like new houses, kitchen remodels, tenant finishes, furnace/AC installations, window replacements, re-roofs and more.

Do I need a permit?

Permit-Class.pdf(PDF, 443KB) Permit Review Process(PDF, 163KB)

Apply for a permit

To check the status of your permit access the Online Permit Portal

Schedule, track, and view inspection information.

Request an Inspection

Note: Next business day inspections must be scheduled by 4:30 p.m. the day before. Inspection hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To build or renovate properties in the City of Centennial, contractors must be registered to verify their certification. Contractor registration protects homeowners and the City from legal liability and ensures the structural integrity of our buildings. 

Apply for a Contractor's License

Current building codes adopted by the City include:

View local Building Code amendments here

  • 2018 Centennial Property Maintenance Code(PDF, 835KB)
  • 2017 National Electric Code (NEC)
  • 2015 International Residential Code (IRC)
  • 2015 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code (IPC)
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
  • 2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC)
  • 2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
  • 2009 ANSI (As referenced in the 2009 International Building Code)


There are multiple programs which provide assistance to residents of the City of Centennial.

Learn about Home Assistance Programs

Centennial’s Home Improvement Program or “HIP” helps qualifying homeowners make the most of their repair and remodel dollars with cash rebates.

View Home Improvement Program information.

The City of Centennial wants residents to thrive in their homes as long as they wish no matter the age or circumstance.

Learn about the Centennial Lifelong Homes program.